Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Akita Noshiro Tech, Taiwan HBL Girls' All-Stars win 2007 IHBT
Tourney MVP Yuki Mitsuhara, Akita Noshiro Tech
Led by 198cm center Yuki Mitsuhara, who had 15 points and 14 rebounds, Japan's Akita Noshiro Technical High School beat Taiwan HBL All-Stars 92-79 to win the men's title of the 2007 International High School Basketball Tournament in Taipei.
Mitsuhara, who is on Japan's U-18 national team, was named MVP of the tourney and led the tournament in rebounding and blocked shots. Takumi Hasegawa added 13 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists.
Taiwan was led by point guard Yang Cheng-lun's 22 points and 7 assists.
Taiwan PG Yang Cheng-lun
Kitsilano High School edged Samil Commercial High School (South Korea) 79-76 to finish the third-place in the boys' group.
In girls' group, Osaka Kun-ei Girls' High School of Japan beat Taiwan HBL All-Stars 71-60 in the girls' group title game. Okcheon Commercial High School won third-place while Kitsilano High School ranked last.
(Photos: Yahoo Sports Taiwan)
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