Paranaque triumphant in first game day of Women's NBL

ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 09, 2019 03:52 PM
Paranaque triumphant in first game day of Women's NBL
(Photo courtesy of NBL)

The Parañaque Lady Aces opened the inaugural Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season with a victory over the Laguna Lady Pistons, 78-57, last Sunday at the Hagonoy Sports Complex in Taguig City.

Khate Castillo led the Lady Aces with 27 points to lift her team to a win in the first-ever game of the newly-opened women’s amateur basketball league organized by the National Basketball League (NBL).

Kris Tolentino had 13 points and nine rebounds while Camille Claro had nine points and 10 assists for the Lady Aces who outscored the Lady Pistons, 25-8, in the third quarter to pull away in the game.

Jocy Positos finished with 14 points and Charmine Natural added seven points and 11 rebounds for the Lady Pistons in the loss.

The WNBL formally unfurled last Sunday through an opening ceremony where all seven teams were present. Aside from the Lady Aces and the Lady Pistons, also participating in the first season are Philippine Navy, Philippine Air Force, Taguig Lady Generals, Pampanga Delta Amazons, and the Cleon and Clyde Lady Snipers.

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