Tue. May 21st, 2024

Gilas Pilipinas Ladies through the 3×3 basketball occasion on the thirty second Southeast Asian Video games. Photograph from SBP

MANILA, Philippines–The Philippines settled for a silver medal after bowing to sweet-shooting Thailand, 21-16, within the girls’s 3×3 competitors of the thirty second Southeast Asian Video games on Sunday.

Gilas Pilipinas girls discovered themselves enjoying catchup early, no because of the pin-point marksmanship of the Vietnamese at Morodok Techo Nationwide Stadium’s Elephant Corridor 2.

However Afril Bernardino, Janine Pontejos, Mikka Cacho managed to maintain the enemy inside putting vary.

Returning ace Jack Danielle Animam then introduced Gilas to inside 16-15 with 1:28 left, however the towering lass out of the famed Nationwide College Woman Bulldogs was unable to sink the game-tying freebie.

Vietnam then pulled away from that time marching all the best way to the gold to enhance its 2nd-place end on their house turf final yr.

The Philippines additionally noticed a giant enchancment of their total marketing campaign, securing a podium end after dropping grip of the gold within the earlier version of the SEA Video games.

Bernardino completed with 8 factors, Animam 4, whereas Pontejos and Cacho 2 every. They now gird for the 5×5 marketing campaign, the place the Philippines is the defending champion.

The Philippines may have another probability at a 3×3 gold with the boys’s staff taking over the hosts as of publishing time.

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