Aliyah Boston vs Germany

St. Thomas’ Aliyah Boston, right, gets fouled by Germany’s Elea Gaba, left, as she drives to the basket during Wednesday’s round of 16 game at the FIBA U-19 Women’s World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand. Boston had five points, three rebounds and two assists as Team U.S.A. advanced to the quarterfinals with a 79-61 victory.

Boston, Team U.S.A. in U-19 World Cup quarterfinals

The United States’ under-19 women’s basketball team shook off a slow start to beat Germany 79-61 on Wednesday and advance to the quarterfinals of the FIBA U-19 Women’s Basketball World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand.