Pitted against a team slowly becoming its regional rival in the youth level, the Gilas Pilipinas U18 women’s national team leaned on the exploits of Sumayah Sugapong to seal a hard-earned win.
The Gilas Pilipinas U18 women’s national team banked on a strong fourth quarter closer to pull away and beat regional rival Thailand, 65-50 in the FIBA U18 Women’s Asian Championship 2022 Division B group phase on Monday at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru, India.
Gilas Pilipinas Women took home the third place consolation in the 2022 FIBA Asia U16 Women’s Championship Division B, outclassing Lebanon in the final day of competition, 90-68 at the Prince Hamza Sporting Hall in Amman, Jordan.
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.