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Royals outlast Cougars in thriller

by Dave Delgado

Guam - The Notre Dame Royals are the 2010-2011 Girls High School Basketball Champions. ND slipped past the Academy Cougars 47-43 in the championship game that was played at the FD Phoenix Center. The Royals trailed 37-29 heading into the 4th quarter, Academy's Kat Burrier hit on 2 of her 13 points in the game.

Joni Tedpahago scored a game high 21 in the win, knocking down the much needed 3-point shot for the Royals. The Cougars relied heavily on MVP Player Brianna Benito who owned the paint, she finished with a team high 20 points. Despite having their star player Joni Tedpahago on the bench because of foul trouble the rest of the Royals played hard and stayed in the ball game, hustling on both ends of the court.

The Royals took the ball game along with the title after 4 attempts Samantha Frias with the bucket here for ND.

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