Sunday, August 24, 2014

Batang Gilas Falls to China 49-91

The Batang Gilas loses to the powerhouse team in Asia. The Chinesse team demolished the Batang Gilas last Saturday August 23, 2014 in Doha, Qatar for the FIBA Asia U18 Championship. The Chinese team wins the game 49-91.

The Batang Gilas team can't capitalize on the Chinese team who has a height and speed advantage. No one in the team Philippines got double digit points. Only Bienes had a 9 points for the Gilas team. The Chinese team outscored the Philippine team.

R. Zhao from China lead his team with 24 points and 8 rebounds, Y. Zou added 13 with 7 rebounds and the 3 others got also a double digit points.

The Chinese team use their sizes and scored 52 points in the paint to win the game.

The Scores:

Philippines (49): B. Bienes 9, D. Yu 8, P. Desiderio 8, M. Mosqueda 4, K. Paras 4, l. Santillan 4, J. Go 3 N. Black 3, R. Escoto 2, J. Caracut2, M. Dyke 2, R. Tongco 9

China (91): R. Zhao 25, K. Yang 14, Y. Zou 13, Y. Shao 11, M. Sun 11, Q. Zhou 9, Z. Zuo 6, H. Zhang 2, Y. Shi 0, Z. Wang 0, B. Liu 0. 

Final Score: 49-91

The next game of the Batang Gilas is vs the Malaysian team on August 24, 2014.