Batang Gilas beat Hong Kong by 42, will face Japan in QFs


Batang Gilas dominated Hong Kong, 103-61 in the playoffs of the 2018 FIBA U16 Asian Championship in Foshan, China. Philippines is now in the Quarterfinals and will face Japan tomorrow.

7 players scored in double digits led by RC Calimag and King Balaga with 12 points each while Kai Sotto, Rence Padrigao, Terrence Fortea and Shaun Chiu with 11 points each.

Batang Gilas outrebounded Hong Kong, 72-42 led by Kai Sotto with 12 boards. The team also had 18 assists with 8 turnovers only. Lung Tsz Kit led Hong Kong with 18 points.

Game Scores:
Philippines 103 – Balaga 12, Calimag 12, Chiu 11, Fortea 11, Padrigao 11, Sotto 11, Guadana 10, Bautista 6, Go 6, Andrada 5, Lazaro 5, Cortez 3.

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