Published: 09:12, June 25, 2024
China trounces Indonesia in U18 Women's Asia Cup
By Xinhua

SHENZHEN, China - Zhang Ziyu shone as China rolled past Indonesia 109-50 in Group B to secure a winning start in the 2024 FIBA U18 Women's Asia Cup here on Monday.

The 2.20m center went nine-for-nine from the floor for 19 points, along with seven rebounds, two assists, two steals, and three blocks - all in 13 minutes off the bench.

Xu Peilin top-scored for China with 20 points, Li Yuqian had 14 and Zhang Yifan added 13 points.

Leading 42-28 into the second half, China poured 67 points while holding the opposition to only 22.

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Also in Group B, Japan defeated New Zealand 84-47. Group A saw Australia sweep Malaysia 124-38, while South Korea beat Chinese Taipei 75-63.