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Gilas Women sweep competition in Day 1 of SEAG


PH women ballers quickly put on all the work.

The Gilas Pilipinas women managed to sweep their competitions in Day 1 of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games on Sunday, December 1 at the

The Filipinas first asserted their mastery against Myanmar with a 21-4 massacre with more than 3 minutes left to spare.

FEU tower Clare Castro powered her way with 8 points, while Gilas spitfire Janine Pontejos sparked all of her 6 points from downtown.

In the second game, however, Gilas ladies had to outlast the gritty Malaysia in a 15-13 survival.

Pontejos carried team PH with 5 points to slip past Malaysia’s threat.

Gilas then completed a sweep in a 16-13 finish all thanks to Pontejos’ sweet-shooting once again.

The Gilas’ marksman racked up 7 points while Afril Bernandino had 5 points.