Chaplin's Gliders rebound

Shelley Chaplin.
Shelley Chaplin.

THE Australian Gliders women’s wheelchair basketball team featuring Harcourt’s Shelley Chaplin notched its first win of the world championships in Canada on Sunday.

The Gliders flogged Peru 90-10.

Chaplin scored eight points and had two rebounds and five assists in the 80-point victory.

On Saturday, Australia was beaten 68-52 by the USA in its opening game of the tournament.

Chaplin - a three-time Paralympian - finished with two points, four assists and two rebounds in that game.

The Gliders have remaining games in the preliminary rounds against France, Mexico and Netherlands.