Gilas Women turn back Samoa to go 2-0 in Fiba Asia U18 Inquirer Sports


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Gilas Pilipinas team in the Fiba U18 Women’s Asian Championship Division B. –FIBA BASKETBALL MANILA, Philippines–The Philippines got its act together just in time to ward off Samoa, 66-59, in the Fiba U18 Women’s Asian Championship Tuesday night in India. Sumayah Sugapong and Kristan Yumul starred for the Nationals who got a measure of vengeance against the Kira-May Filemu-led opposition that dimmed the Philippines’ chances in the U-16 showcase last June. ADVERTISEMENT Sugapong paced Gilas Women Youth with 28 points, six rebounds, five assists and four steals, while Yumul added 16 more in the scoring effort that gave the Philippines...