PH dominant in 3×3 basketball

first_imgIn the women’s event, the Philippinewomen’s 3×3 team opened their campaign with a 21-4 rout of Myanmar. ClaireCastro was a force inside while Jack Animam, Janine Pontejos and AfrilBernardino also had their contributions. MANILA – The Philippine men’s and women’s 3×3 basketball team were dominant at the start of the 30th Southeast Asian Games 3×3 basketball at the San Juan Arena. In the second game, Tautuaa andPerkins feasted inside while Perez and Newsome connected with their perimeterhits as the Philippines 3×3 team easily defeated Myanmar, 21-10. In the second game, Pontejos and Bernardino converted crucial points in the endgame as Castro and Animam were unable to do damage inside. The Philippines escaped Malaysia, 15-13. The Philippines’ Jason Perkins easily scores against two Myanmar defenders. center_img Jason Perkins and Chris Newsome came up with clutch baskets while Jaymar Perez and Moala Tautuaa had their hits early on as the Philippines prevailed over Indonesia, 21-17, yesterday. In the third match, the women’s 3×3 team surged to a strong start behind Bernardino and Pontejos before holding off a late rally by Indonesia, 16-13, to finish the day with perfect 3-0 record. In the women’s beach volleyball in Subic, Negrense Bernadeth Pons and Cherry Rondina bounced back from opening day defeat with a 21-8, 17-21, 15-7 victory over Vietnam./PNlast_img