Sapphires defeat Mexico; go 3-0 in Group Pha…

The Australian U17 women's team has completed the group phase of the FIBA U17 World Championship for Women with a 64-42 win over Mexico, finishing with an impressive 3-0 record and remain one of the only unbeaten teams in the tournament. With Mexico heading into the game without a win, they put up an admirable effort - hitting their perimeter jumpers early and playing smothering defence to lead the Aussies 15-12 at the end of the 1st quarter. After trailing for most of the 1st half, the Sapphires went on a run led by Alex Sharp - who was looking much more aggressive on the offensive end - to head into the break with a 27-25 lead.

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