Sports

August 23, 2013

Sports Shorts – August 23, 2013

Jeremy Martinez, 56th Force Support Squadron, attempts to pass the defender during an intramural basketball game against 56th Medical Group at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center. MDG defeated FSS 42-39.

 

MDG beats FSS

The 56th Medical Group battled the 56th Force Support Squadron team for bragging rights during an intramural basketball game Aug. 15 at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center gym. MDG defeated FSS 42-39, helping them extend their winning streak to five games and bringing their record to 6-1.

FSS is now 4-3. Both teams are currently in second place of their divisions.

The game began with MDG commanding a strong 8-0 lead. FSS tried to fight back and take control of the game but failed as the clock wound down on the first half. The first half ended with MDG in the lead 25-14.

MDG continued to lead during the second half with the score 27-14 and 17 minutes to go.

But FSS wasn’t going down without a fight and scored five unanswered points. FSS continued to struggle making buckets down low, which allowed MDG to maintain a 36-26 lead with 8:43 left on the clock.

Guy McAdams, 56th Medical Group, performs a lay-up during an intramural basketball game against the 56th Force Support Squadron Aug. 15. McAdams scored 12 points in the game.

Led by Guy McAdams, who scored 12 points, MDG sustained their lead despite FSS’s efforts to put up more baskets in the second half.

FSS fought back and brought the score to 42-36 with 55 seconds to go. FSS took the opportunity to close the gap 42-39 with 30 seconds left.

Despite nearly letting their lead slip away, MDG held onto the ball and ran out the clock.

“We just tried to play smart and it worked in our favor,” said Terrance Thomas, 56th MDG. “We made smart passes and took good shots to leave with the win. Next game will be the same formula but higher intensity.”

Guy McAdams, 56th Medical Group, performs a lay-up during an intramural basketball game against the 56th Force Support Squadron Aug. 15. McAdams scored 12 points in the game.

Warrior PT challenge

A warrior PT challenge, with all military branches, first responders, police and off-base gym members invited to participate, is scheduled for 6 a.m. to noon Sept. 6 at Bldg. 821. For more information, call Sherri Birringer at 623-856-2291.

9/11 memorial golf tourney

The 56th Security Forces Squadron 9/11 Memorial Golf Tournament is 7:30 a.m. Sept. 6 at Falcon Dunes Golf Course. Registration is 6:15 to 7:15 a.m. The cost is $45 per person. Raffle tickets will be sold prior to the tournament. Lunch, golf cart, range balls and prizes are included. To preregister, call Timothy Ogan at (623) 856-6944.

56th OG golf tourney

The Annual 56th OG Golf Tournament is 7 a.m. Sept. 13 at Falcon Dunes Golf Course. Registration begins at 6 a.m. The cost is $35 per E1-E4; $45 per E5-E9 or O1-O4; or $55 per O5-O7, DV or civilian; and includes lunch, golf cart and range balls. A raffle and silent auction will be held. For more information or to sign up, email james.russell.10@us.af.mil.

 

Labor Day golf tourney

The Falcon Dunes Golf Course is featuring a Labor Day tournament

7:30 a.m. Sept. 2. The cost is $30 per club member, $35 per nonmember and $40 per guest. The cost includes green fees, range balls, cart rental and lunch. Prizes will be awarded. For more information or to sign up, call 623-535-9334.

Fall fitness 5k fun run

The fall fitness 5k fun run is 6:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at the 944th Fighter Wing, Bldg. 988. Trophies, prizes and refreshments are included. For more information, call 623-856-6241.




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