Some Interesting facts on BASKETBALL MARATHON PHILIPPINES 2014 that Sets a New Guinness World Record
Basketball Marathon Philippines 2014 was organized by the Asian Cable Enterprises, Inc. (ACCESS) headed by COO Jacque Ruby as a project of Bounce Back PH to raise funds for the Gawad Kalinga’s “Operation Walang Iwanan”.
The game started at around 9:00am on Monday, March 24 and stopped at almost the same time on Saturday, March 29, 2014 as Ruby waved the timer to stop the clock when the time was 120 hours, one minute and 7.8 seconds. The game clock stopped with a time of 120:01:49.0. The final score was 16783 for Team Bounce Back and 16732 for Team Walang Iwanan. The teams broke the scoring record of 11,806 as early as Thursday, March 27, 2014.
They cheered with excitement by the time they matched the time record of 112 hours and 13 seconds the Missouri Athletic Club set in St. Louis, Missouri on March 21 to 25, 2012 on Saturday March 29 at around 1 a.m. but continued with the game until around 9 a.m.
The game ended with a combined score of 33515 surpassing the old record of 23426 set in Missouri. The highest points by an individual was attained by Helino Francisco Jr. with 4255 points. He also hold the highest 2 point shot made, 2 point shot attempts and most offensive rebounds with 1729, 2195 and 428 respectively. Sandy Cenal attained the highest total and defensive rebounds with 1212 and 800 and also the highest in blocked shots with 20. John Ray Mappala and Luis Jay Bolante share the most assists with 433. The 3 point king for this event is Renell Montecillo for converting 922 out of 1809 attempts for a high 50.97 shooting percentage from the rainbow territory and he is also suited to play in Quiapo with his 74 steals. Most Free throws goes to Keer Bangeles Madrid 79 out of 123. he made the most fouls with 51. Last but not the least is Harold Lomtong who committed the most turnovers with 110. The lone lady in this basketball marathon is MARICAR CONVENCIDO contributing 763 points, 177 rebounds, 243 assists, 33 steals and 1 shot blocked.
Turath Alsaraf, adjudicator of Guinness Book of Records awarded the Guinness Certificate to Jacque Ruby, organizer and COO of Discovery-ACCESS. With him are members of Team Walang Iwanan and Team Bounce Back.
TEAM BOUNCE BACK players are CARLO FERDINAND VASQUEZ, ADIN ROME SANTOS, MARICAR CONVENCIDO, LARRY MACAPANPAN, JUSTO QUITA, HELINO FRANCISCO JR, ROBERT CLARK BEAR, SANTOS TOMINIO III, RENELL MONTECILLO, JOHN RAY MAPPALA, KEER BANGELES MADRID and CHUCK WILLIAM.
TEAM WALANG IWANAN Players are OWEN MABAGA, JEFF MOORE, JOPET QUIRO, SANDY CENAL, HAZEL FOJA, PAUL MICHAEL DELA PENA, HAROLD LOMTONG, LUIS JAY BOLANTE, ABRAHAM COMPUESTO, EVAN LAZANA, ROBBIE MACATBAG and TONY TATAR.
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