FIBA Asia Under-18 News:

Batang Gilas cracks Lebanon, 75-53

August 5, 2018 – Nonthaburi

FIBA Asia Under-18 News 2018: Batang Gilas cracked Lebanon, 75-53, in the 2018 FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship this Sunday in Nonthaburi, Thailand. Dave Ildefonso led the young Gilas five with his 19 big points, while Fil-Nigerian AJ Edu also contributed 17 markers, 12 caroms and 3 blocks.


➤ Fil-Italian Dalph Panopio also chipped-in 12 buckets, 6 assists and 4 boards, while Kai Sotto added 12 points.

Alexander Zanbaka paced the losing Lebanese side with his 12 buckets and 5 boards.

The young Philippine squad had too much height against Lebanon, as they outrebounded their middle eastern counterpart, 61-36.

Batang Gilas will next square-off against UAE this Monday, August 6.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 25-15, 41-33, 59-41, 75-53.

batang gilas: 75

Ildefonso 19, Edu 17, Panopio 12, Sotto 12, Amsali 5, Ramirez 5, Cortez 2, Chiu 2, Abadiano 1, Lina 0, Oczon 0, Torres 0.

lebanon: 53

Zanbaka 12, Kopaly 9, Dargham 7, Kasab 6, Bedikian 6, Htait 5, Khoueiry 3, Khayat 2, Mougharbel 2, Saade 1, Karime 0, Samaha 0.

Posted August 6, 2018 - Nonthaburi, Thailand

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

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