Australia beat Batang Gilas by 30pts

Australia defeated Batang Gilas, 82-52 in the 2018 FIBA U16 Asian Championship in Foshan, China. With the loss, Batang Gilas will go into the playoff round and will face Hong Kong in a do-or-die game.

Mclaude Guadana led Philippines with 11 points. RC Calimag was the only other player in double digits with 10 points as Kai Sotto struggled in this game with only 9 points and 4 rebounds.

Australia outrebounded Philippines, 51-33, they were led by Jay Rantall with 15 points and Kobe Williamson with 14.
Philippines committed 26 turnovers.

Batang Gilas will face Hong Kong in the playoff round on April 5, 1pm.

Game Scores:
Australia 82 – Rantall 15, Williamson 14, Travers 11, Capetola 9, Herbert 8, Wigness 8, Buluk 7, Jackson 6, Madden 2, Meakes 2.

Philippines 52 – Guadana 11, Calimag 10, Sotto 9, Andrada 8, Padrigao 5, Fortea 4, Cortez 2, Lazaro 2, Chiu 1, Balaga 0, Bautista 0, Go 0.

Photo from fiba.basketball





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