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Gilas women barge into Fiba 3×3 U18 quarters after splitting group stage games

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 10:18 PM August 22, 2019

Gilas women’s U18 team at Fiba Asia 3×3 U18 competition. Photo from fiba.basketball

MANILA, Philippines—Gilas women’s team advanced to the quarterfinals after finishing 1-1  in the group stage of the Fiba 3×3 Under-18 Asia Cup Thursday at Palm Mall in Seremban, Malaysia.

Gilas opened its campaign with a 19-8 thumping of Malaysia before suffering a narrow defeat to China, 16-14, in pool A.

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Camille Izabel Carin led the Filipinas nine points against the Malaysians and added four in the losing effort against the Chinese, who are on top of the Group with a 2-0 record.

Kristine Cayabyab, meanwhile, scored six points in both of Gilas women’s games in the preliminaries.

Gilas will face the top team in Pool C that consists of Australia, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan in the playoffs.

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