Batang Gilas lost to China, finished 4th Place

Batang Gilas lost to China, 76-57 in the Bronze Medal Game and finished 4th place in the 2018 FIBA U18 Asian Championship in Nonthaburi, Thailand.

Kai Sotto led Philippines with 16 points and 8 rebounds including a couple of three-pointers. Ariel John Edu scored 14 points and grabbed 8 rebounds.

Team China shot 52% from the field, 22 out of 42 and with a total of 20 assists compared to only 7 assists for Philippines.

China led by 13 points to end the 1st quarter but held Batang Gilas to just 12 points in the 2nd quarter to take a 43-26 lead.

Game Scores:
Philippines 57 – Sotti 16, Edu 14, Ildefonso 9, Oczon 7, Panopio 5, Abadiano 2, Amsali 2, Cortez 2, Lina 0, Ramirez 0, Torres 0.

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