Batang Gilas downs Indonesia to complete five-game elims sweep in Seaba Under-18 Championship

THE Philippines downed host Indonesia, 113-73, on Wednesday to complete a five-game sweep of the elimination round of the 2016 Seaba Under-16 Championship in Medan.

The Batang Gilas battle Thailand in the final on Thursday night.

Joshua Sinclair had 25 points and 10 rebounds, while Jolo Mendoza had 14 including 10 in the first half that saw Batang Gilas take a 47-34 lead.

Indonesia trialed by only four points, 18-22, in the first period.

Thailand holds a 4-1 win-loss slate, its sole defeat coming at the hands of Batang Gilas, 101-45, on opening day.

The scores:

Philippines 113 —Sinclair 25, Mendoza 14, Tibayan 13, Flores 11, Yu 9, Mamuyac 8, Nelle 8, Lee 8, Bahio 6, Madrigal 5, Alfaro 5, Gozum 1.

Indonesia 73— Noor 14, Hartono 13, Saputera 10, Titoaji 7, Maulana 7, Nathan 6, Ray 5, Rigwanto 4, Nikolas 3, Alvaro 2, Sunarko 2, Martua 0.

Quarterscores: 22-18; 47-34; 81-57; 113-73.

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