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PBA 3x3: Leg 3 champ Sista handed bad beat by CAVITEX at start of Leg 4

AC Soberano scorched for the Braves to lead an early stunner over the Super Sealers. PBA Images
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Sista's quest for back-to-back PBA 3x3 leg titles got off to an ugly start on Saturday as CAVITEX pulled off a huge 21-15 stunner right at the start of the fourth leg at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

Behind a solid game from AC Soberano, the Braves went for the finish against the Super Sealers, which pulled off a shocker last weekend by ruling the third leg.

Soberano finished with eight points to lead CAVITEX, while Larry Fonacier added six.

Dominick Fajardo had five markers, while Earnest Reyes chipped in two.

Prince Rivero made nine points for Sista, but Ken Mocon (four) and RJ Argamino (two) scored the only other points for the team.

In the next game, Limitless pounced on an undermanned Zamboanga squad with a 21-7 finish.

Joray Napoles outscored the entire Valientes team, which played with only three men all game long due to injury bug, and led the Appmasters with nine points.

Brandon Rosser added six points, while Reymar Caduyac and Marvin Hayes each put up three markers.

Rey De Mesa had four points, while Kyle Neypes added three for Zamboanga.

The third game of the day saw Pioneer trouncing San Miguel, 21-12.

Carlo Dechavez (nine points) and Vonne Rivera (seven) eclipsed the Beermen's total output to lead the way for the Pro Tibay.

Bacon Austria made six points, while Louie Vigil added four for SMB.

Box Scores:

First Game

Cavitex 21 - Soberano 8, Fonacier 6, Fajardo 5, Reyes 2. 

Sista 15 - Rivero 9, Mocon 4, Argamino 2, De Vera 0.

Second Game

Limitless 21 - Napoles 9, Rosser 6, Caduyac 3, Hayes 3. 

Zamboanga 7 - De Mesa 4, Neypes 3, Esa 0.

Third Game

Pioneer 21 - De Chavez 9, Rivera 7, Abrigo 3, Rono 2.

San Miguel 12 - Austria 6, Vigil 4, Manday 1, Mangahas 1.

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