MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine youth team crushed Indonesia, 104-68, for a rousing debut in the 2022 Fiba Under-16 Women’s Asian Championship Division B on Friday at Prince Hamza Hall in Amman, Jordan.
Gabby Ramos introduced herself with 27 points and 20 rebounds to lead the 36-point rout.
The 6-foot forward from Clovis East High School in the US also had four assists, four blocks, and two steals.
Kristan Geyl Yumul unloaded 20 points, firing 6-of-11 from deep and igniting a blistering third quarter, while Naomi Panganiban added 15 points, eight rebounds, and five assists for Gilas.
The national youth team trailed 17-21 at the end of the opening period. The Indonesians kept the Filipinos within distance early in the third before Yumul sparked a 14-0 run for a 66-48 spread.
Gilas women tallied the biggest lead, 103-63, off Samantha Medina’s jumper with 2:26 to play.
The women’s national youth team continues its Group A campaign on Saturday evening against Syria, which beat Samoa, 75-63, also on Friday.
Indonesia leaned on Angelica Jennifer Candra’s 16-point and 13-rebound performance. Erinindira Madafa and Vannisa Siregar added 12 and 11 points, respectively.
PHILIPPINES 104 – Ramos 27, Yumul 20, Panganiban 15, Fajardo 7, Oani 7, Medina 6, Patricio 5, Nolasco 5, Lopez 4, Elson 4, Nair 4, Villarin 0.
INDONESIA 68 – Candra 16, Madafa 12, Siregar 11, Sutisna 8, Sasongko 6, Mahanani 5, Sjahril 3, Callistan 3, Khayra 2, Putra 2, Wiyanto 0, Gosal 0.
Quarters: 17-21, 45-39, 72-54, 104-68.
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