Navy grounds Air Force in game-nine victory

By Armed Forces Sports | Armed Forces Sports | July 05, 2016

Navy Petty Officer Talena Faison of Yokosuka, Japan scored 17-points as Navy defeated Air Force 78 -56 in game-nine of the 2016 Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Championship at the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas on July 5th.

Navy had five total players score double digits as Navy dominated the game throughout.

Air Force Staff Sgt. Charmaine Clark of Robbins AFB, Ga. led the team with 17-points

The final day of round-robin play continues as Army will face Air Force and Navy will go up against Marine Corps on the 6 July.  Air Force needs to defeat Army in order to make the championship game.

The 2016 Armed Forces Championship format consists of double round robin play, where each team faces one another twice for seeding.  The top two best records will face one another in the championship match to claim the 2016 Armed Forces crown.