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… Gold is Money, Showstoppers, Bent Street pick up winsTRADITIONAL giants – Gold is Money, Showstoppers, Sophia, Bent Street and Back Circle – secured easy wins when the Inaugural Rio Indoor Streetball Championship continued on Thursday at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue.Gold is Money defeated Island All-Stars 6-3. Keifer Brandt scored a hat-trick in the fifth, eighth and 17th minutes while Jamal Pedro, Randolph Wagner and Phillip Rowley scored in the second, 10th and 14th minute respectively.For the losers, Quincy McDonald, Devon Hyman and Rory Lewis scored in the third, seventh and 15th minutes respectively. Bent Street crushed Avocado Ballers 4-1.Daniel Wilson, Colin Nelson, Pernell Schultz and Akel Clarke netted in the fourth, 12th, 15th and 17th respectively. For the losers, Cedric Osborne netted in the sixth minute.Showstoppers dismissed Future Stars 5-2. Delon Lanferman recorded a double in the fourth and eighth minutes while Lennox Wilson, Keanu Lawrence and Stephon Jupiter scored in the 16th, 17th and 19th minutes respectively.On target for the losers was Jamal Cozier in the sixth and 11th minutes. Also Sophia downed Gaza Squad 2-0. Elroy George and Mervin Morris netted in the fourth and eighth minutes respectively.The competition will continue today at the same venue. Island All-Stars will face-off with Gaza Squad from 19:00hrs, while Rio All-Stars will oppose Spot-7 at 19:30hrs and Stabroek Ballers battle Albouystown at 20:00hrs.In the fourth match, Avocado Ballers will oppose LA Ballers from 20:30hrs, while BV tackle Bent Street at 21:00hrs and Gold is Money lock horns with Sophia. In the final match, Sparta Boss face-off with Alexander Village from 22:00hrs.