SEA Games: Gilas Women romp past Vietnam for 3-0 start

ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 19 2022 08:47 PM | Updated as of May 19 2022 10:58 PM

The Gilas Women racked up another convincing win at the 31st Southeast Asian Games, cruising to a 118-87 win over host Vietnam Thursday night at Thanh Tri Gymnasium, Hanoi.

Khate Castillo led the way for Gilas with 25 points, including 7 triples. Afril Bernardino added a double-double of 14 points and 12 rebounds to go with her 3 steals and 2 blocks.

Gabi Bade chipped in 14 points, spiked by 4 treys.

Like in their previous two wins, the Filipinas were scorching from the perimeter in a wire-to-wire win, at one point leading by as many as 37 points.

Aside from making 53 percent of its shots, the Gilas side stymied Vietnam's offense, forcing the hosts to 20 turnovers.

Kaylynne Truong paced Vietnam with 30 points. Mailee Jones added 29.

Gilas will next take on Singapore on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Box Scores:

Philippines (118) – Castillo 25, Bade 14, Bernardino 14, Clarin 11, Castro 10, Janine 9, Berberabe 9, Guytingco 8, Tongco 6, Fajardo 6, Cabinbin 4, Surada 2.

Vietnam (87) – Truong 30, Jones 29, Duy 15, Tran 11, Tien 2, Nhan 0, Ngoan 0, Hang 0, Tien 0, Van 0.

Quarterscores: 40-20, 58-35, 90-62, 118-87.