ASEAN School Games 2018 held in Malaysia, Philippine team of all ladies competed in basketball took home the gold medal. Driven by Negrense Kent Jane Pastrana and Ilongga Karl Ann Pingol, the Filipina players nipped Thailand 71-69 in the House of Champions stadium in Gem In Mall Cyberjaya, on Tuesday.
They cleared the amusements after a 80-42 triumph over Singapore early Wednesday.
Prior, they scored unbalanced wins over Indonesia (91-44) and Malaysia (80-58). Colleague mentor Denden Velez, a local of Silay City, Negros Occidental, said "we arranged for two months for this competition. A year ago we had just two weeks to get ready".
National University, which spoke to the nation in the young men's occasion, shot Malaysia in the last, 87-65, after disproportionate triumphs over Thailand (106-71) in the elimination round, and Brunei (142-19) and Singapore (117-59) in the elimination round. The Bullpups were favored to administer the yearly competition as best players Carl Tamayo, Terrence Fortea and Gerry Abadiano as of late had prominent stretches with Batang Gilas in the FIBA World Cup Under-17 competition in Argentina.
NU earned the privilege to speak to nation in the competition in the wake of securing the gold award in the Palarong Pambansa in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur.
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Yet, the Philippines stayed sixth generally speaking with a 9-7-18 gold-silver-bronze decoration pull as host Malaysia cotinued to demonstrate the path with a 34-31-30 count. Games conveyed 6 golds, featured by exhibitions from Evangelene Caminong, who set another Philippine junior record in high hop (1.74 meters), and Eliza Cuyom, who additionally set another national junior record in the 100m obstacles (14.45 seconds).
Jessel Lumapas developed as a twofold gold champ subsequent to decision the young ladies 200m and 400m occasions, while Trexie dela Torre (long bounce) and Ann Catherine Quitoy (lance) additionally bested their occasions. Rising star Jann Mari Nayre, the main Filipino table tennis player to secure a Youth Olympic Games billet, similarly caught a gold in the young men singles occasion.