SEA Games 2023: Afril Bernardino sends Gilas to gold medal match in women’s 3×3
MANILA, Philippines-Afril Bernardino came through down the stretch as the Philippines bundled out host Cambodia, 21-20, in the 3×3 competition of the Southeast Asian Games.
Bernardino hit the game-winning layup in the dying seconds of the match to send Gilas to the gold medal match against Indonesia.
Afril Bernardino’s game winner that propelled the PH women’s 3×3 team to the gold-medal match against Vietnam #SEAGames2023 pic.twitter.com/KfPU0Y7KZM
— June Navarro (@junavINQ) May 7, 2023
Aside from the finisher, Bernardino tallied eight points to join fellow veteran Janine Pontejos in leading the scoring effort.
Mikka Cacho added four 4 while Jack Animam 1 in the thrilling effort at Modorok Techo National Stadium in the Cambodian capital.
Gilas, assured of a silver medal, takes on Vietnam in the finale set at 12 noon.
The Vietnamese finished 2nd during the last edition of the SEA Games.
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