After falling short of the top spot at the Association Championships, Daegu’s Chilgok Cho took the first step toward a gold medal in the boys’ competition.
Chilgok defeated Chungbuk’s Bibong 80-53 on the second day of the boys’ U13 event at the 52nd National Youth Games at Ulsan National University Gymnasium in Ulsan on Sunday to advance to the quarterfinals.
Chilgokcho guard Hong Yoon-ki (174 cm, C) led the way with a team-high 16 points, eight rebounds, and five assists, while Chilgokcho forward Lee Do-yoon (167 cm, F), who returned from injury, added 15 points to fuel Chilgokcho’s offense.
Bibong,토토사이트 representing Chungbuk, was led by fifth-year senior Kim Chan-hyuk (151 cm, G) with 25 points, five rebounds, and three assists, but the team lost.
Earlier in the day, Busan Seongnam secured a 55-45 victory over Jeonbuk Songcheon sec with a bold offense.
Jeju Jeonju, with Ham Deok-cho and Il Il-cho as a team, outplayed Gyeongnam Toyeong City Sports Club, who were challenging as a club team for the first time in the history of the boys’ competition, and won 37-37.
Finally, Cheonan Bongseocho, representing Chungcheongnam-do, defied the odds and defeated Incheon Ansancho 38-32 to advance to the quarterfinals for the first time in a long time.
In the U13 girls’ game at the Ulsan National University of Science and Technology gymnasium, Incheon Yeonhak secured a 36-20 victory over Jeonnam Hongnong, while Gangwon Mancheon secured a 53-34 win over Gyeongbuk Sangsan, holding on to the lead after an early offensive surge.
Seongnam Soo-jeong from Gyeonggi, one of the strongest women’s seconds this season, dominated the game from the first quarter with a flawless performance to defeat Daejeon Gakcheon seconds 96-27, while Seoul Sunil seconds also advanced to the quarterfinals with a 29-18 victory over Jeonbuk Seoil seconds.
Busan Seongnam 55 (16-14, 12-7, 9-10, 18-14) 45 Jeonbuk Songcheon 45
Daegu Chilgok 80(23-9, 19-14, 22-12, 16-18)53 Chungbuk Bibong
Jeju Jeju Seonbal 37(10-7, 5-6, 10-7, 12-7)27 Gyeongnam Tongyeong Sports Club
Cheonan, Chungnam Bongseo 38(12-3, 12-8, 8-5, 6-16)32 Ansan, Incheon
Incheon Yeonhak Sec. 36(12-4, 8-7, 12-3, 4-6)20 Jeonnam Hongnong Sec.
Gangwon Mancheon 53(13-9, 18-9, 9-10, 13-6)34 Gyeongbuk Screening Sec.
Gyeonggi Seongnam Soojung 96(21-0, 21-7, 28-12, 26-8)27 Daejeon Gakcheon Sec.
Seoul Seonil 29(6-4, 6-3, 8-9, 9-2)18 Jeonbuk Seoil