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Perlas Pilipinas routs Singapore to open SEA Games bid

/ 09:04 PM August 20, 2017

FILE – Perlas Pilipinas’ France Mae Cabinbin against Japan in the 2017 Fiba Women’s Asia Cup. Photo from Fiba.com

KUALA LUMPUR — Perlas Pilipinas shone bright Sunday night.

True to its moniker, the Philippine women’s basketball team fashioned out a 88-54 demolition of Singapore to start its bid for the 29th Southeast Asian Games crown at full-packed MABA Stadium here.

Displaying fluid transition offense through flashy playmaker France Mae Cabinbin, the Philippines kept the tentative Singaporean side under control in the first half, with just about everybody in the lineup scoring at will.

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Perlas stepped on it in the final two quarters with Cabinbin, Afril Bernardino and Analyn Almazan leading the charge to rip the game apart and cruise to its first victory of the meet.

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TAGS: 29th SEA Games, Afril Bernardino, Analyn Almazan, France Mae Cabinbin, Perlas Pilipinas, Philippines, SEA Games, SEA Games 2017, Singapore
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