The national junior team scored its third straight victory in the 2013 Southeast Asian Basketball Association (SEABA) Under-16 Championships by blasting Thailand, 82-58.
The Filipinos earlier beat host Indonesia, 87-52, and Malaysia, 76-72.
The Philippines will face Singapore on the final day of the tournament being held in Indonesia.
The champion team in the event will represent the region in the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Under-16 Championships.
EMIL C. NOGUERA