Gilas Women snatches 3×3 Gold
The women’s basketball is on the rise!
The Gilas Pilipinas women’s basketball team bruised their way for a gold-medal finish in a 17-13 beating over Thailand in the 3×3 women’s basketball event of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan, on Monday December 2.
Afril Bernandino lifted Philippines with team-high 10 points, but the total team effort of Jack Aminam, Janine Pontejos, and Claire Castro were also an essential pieces in the team’s golden victory.
It didn’t matter that the Thai nationals snapped Gilas’ four-game winning streak on that same day, 20-22, when the latter exacted revenge in the finals round of the tournament.
Team Pilipinas first earned their elusive podium finish first at the expense of Vietnam in a 21-12 demolition
Meanwhile, Malaysia completed the podium finish by beating Vietnam.