Proving it was more than a two-woman show, the Gilas Pilipinas Women drew a big spark from its reserves in their big win over Samoa on Sunday allowing it to sweep the group stage of the FIBA Asia U16 Women’s Championship Division B in Amman, Jordan in the process.
Gilas Pilipinas Women averted a late-game meltdown, relying on key baskets from its main guns to oust Syria, 92-86 on Saturday in the 2022 FIBA Asia U16 Women’s Championship Division B at the Prince Hamza Sporting Hall in Amman, Jordan.
With a scintillating 27-point, 20-rebound double-double in her very first game for the national team, forward Gabriella Ramos surely captured the attention of an entire basketball nation overnight.
Kristan Yumul made sure her first ever game donning a Pilipinas jersey would be special. The 5-foot-9 shooter did not only play a large part in Gilas Pilipinas Women’s 104-68 trouncing of Indonesia on Friday to jumpstart their FIBA Asia U16 Women’s Championship Division B campaign; the game day apparently coincided with her 17th birthday too, so she was able to celebrate in style.
Gilas Pilipinas Women got off to sterling start in the 2022 FIBA Asia U16 Women’s Championship Division B on Friday, pulling away to dominate Indonesia, 104-68 at the Prince Hamza Sporting Hall in Amman, Jordan.