Batang Gilas clobber Thai squad in Seaba Under-18 Championship opener
Jolo Mendoza leads Batang Gilas to a solid start in Medan. Photo from Fiba.com

THE Philippines whipped Thailand, 101-45, on Saturday in the 2016 Seaba Under-18 Championship in Medan, Indonesia.

Co-captain Jolo Mendoza had 16 points, connecting on four triples, while Joshua Sinclair added 12.

The Batang Gilas face Laos on Sunday.

The Filipinos took a 52-24 halftime lead and limited the Thais to seven points in the third period.

The scores:

Philippines 101 — Mendoza 16, Sinclair 12, Lee 12, Nelle 10, Bahio 10, Madrigal 9, Tibayan 8, Mamuyac 7, Yu 5, Gozum 5, Alfaro 4, Flores 3.

Thailand 45 — Banchathon 8, Jaimsawad 7, Suwan 6, Samakpong 6, Sonsem 5, Limjittakorn 4, Pamanee 3, Tabtim 2, Sapakong 2, Tanrattana Phithak 1, Ruangsutham 1, Leelaphipatkul 0.

Quarterscores: 22-14; 52-24; 75-31; 101-45.

 

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