Nha Trang City, Vietnam – The Energen Pilipinas Under-16 Youth Team won their 3rd straight game in the 2nd FIBA Asia Under 16 Championships. After beating their first two opponents with a lopsided score, the game against Qatar was no different. The Pinoys limited the Qataris to 10 points in the first half on they to a very comfortable 107-28 win.
Janhubert Angelo Cani and Timothy Jordan Heading paced the nationals with 15 points a piece. Ex-Magis Eagle guard Adven Jess Diputado finished with 14 markers and was 1 of 1 in the 3-point region. Sacred Heart School- Ateneo de Cebu’s Renzar Henry Asilum started the game and finished with 5 points.
Korea 79 – Taipei 59
Lebanon 77 – India 65
China 84 – Iraq 41
Japan 97 – Vietnam 36
Indonesia 70 – Saudi Arabia 65
Standings (2nd Round):
- 2nd FIBA Asia U16 Championship: Philippines toys with host Vietnam, Asilum plays most minutes (cebulive.wordpress.com)
- 2nd FIBA Asia U16 Championships Day 3: China, Korea, Japan, and Philippines are undefeated after the first round (caloysports.wordpress.com)
- Seaba Under 16:Asilum scores 14 against Laos (cebulive.wordpress.com)
- Diputado top scores for the Energen-Pilipinas U-16 against Indonesia (cebulive.wordpress.com)
- 2nd FIBA Asia U16 Championships: Day 2 Results (Oct. 19), Philippines routs Indons (caloysports.wordpress.com)