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CNMI Enforcers to defend Goodwill Softball Tournament title

THE CNMI Enforcers are leaving for Palau this weekend and early next week to defend their title in the Law Enforcement “Battle of the Badges” Goodwill Softball Tournament.

The CNMI Enforcers defeated Guam Corrections in the championship game in April last year at the Capital Hill Softball Field.

Palau is hosting this year’s annual law enforcement softball event from June 20 to 23.

Some of the CNMI players, according to Captain JJ Atalig are leaving on Sunday, while the others on Monday and Tuesday.

The CNMI Enforcers are mixture of players from DPS, Customs, Customs and Border Protection, TSA, Homeland Security and CPA Ports Police.

Gov. Ralph DLG Torres, Rep. Angel A. Demapan and Vice Speaker Janet U. Maratita join the CNMI Enforcers for a photo op at the Capital Hill Softball Field ahead of their trip to Palau for the 29 the Law Enforcement Goodwill Softball Tournament.  Photo by Emmanuel T. EredianoGov. Ralph DLG Torres, Rep. Angel A. Demapan and Vice Speaker Janet U. Maratita join the CNMI Enforcers for a photo op at the Capital Hill Softball Field ahead of their trip to Palau for the 29 the Law Enforcement Goodwill Softball Tournament. Photo by Emmanuel T. Erediano

The other teams participating in the tournament are the Guam Customs, Guam Police Department, Guam Division of Youth Services, Guam Court House, Belau Force and Lawmen.

Aside from Atalig, the other CNMI Enforcers are Henry Litulumar, Captain Paul Ogumoro, Captain Jerry Ayuyu, Lt. John Henry Sablan, CBP Officer Jason Sablan, Sgt. George David, Sgt. Byron Kaipat, Ray Cepeda, Maynard Reyes, Ray Saralu, Asst. Chief Melvin Manahane, Asst. Chief Juan Rebuenog, Audie Maratita, Philip Sablan, Nokki Saralu, Vince Cepeda, Juan B. Cepeda, Sgt. Carl Hocog, Ned Norita, Eric David and Peter Camacho.

On behalf of the team, Atalig thanked Gov. Ralph D.L.G. Torres, Rep. Angel A. Demapan, Vice Speaker Janet U. Maratita and Saipan and Northern Islands Legislative Delegation Chairman John Paul Sablan for the full support.

He also thanked the major event sponsor, Marpac for sponsoring the tournament for the last 28 years. Thanks also to Jim Mau, a shipping company, a big sponsor of the trip to Palau.

Atalig also thanked Reps. BJ Attao, Francisco S. Dela Cruz, Sen. Justo Quitugua and Sen. Sixto Igisomar.