Reigning PBA 3×3 grand champion Limitless App has gone perfect thus far in its title retention hopes in the Second Conference.
The Appmasters added to the struggles of CAVITEX, 21-16, to end the first day of Leg 1 at 2-0, Saturday afternoon at the SMART Araneta Coliseum.
Brandon Ganuelas-Rosser was top-billed with seven points in the victory that saw his side seize control early en route to sending the Braves to 0-2.
Reymar Caduyac produced six points, while Jorey Napoles and veteran forward Marvin Hayes supplied four markers apiece.
Limitless began its campaign with a 21-8 drubbing of NorthPort. It can secure the top seed in Pool C versus Purefoods tomorrow at 9:15 a.m.
Prince Rivero had nine points to lead CAVITEX, who will raise the curtains of Day 2 action with a duel against the Batang Pier (1-1) at 8 a.m.
Also perfect after Day 1 was Ginebra, who beat Terrafirma by way of a 21-15 decision to sweep all four of its assignments.
Encho Serrano powered the Gin Kings with 11 points, including the finishing lay-up against Jeremiah Taladua with 53 seconds left.
Jollo Go had five points, as Jayson David added five for the Barangay, who turned the game around after trailing 3-4 early in the match.
Sitting behind Ginebra in Pool A is Platinum Karaoke, who beat Sista 21-15 to finish the day with two wins in three games.
Ryan Monteclaro spearheaded the assault with nine points, as new guy Matt Salem, JR Alabanza, and Yutien Andrada all scored four each.
Kenneth Mocon led the Super Sealers with seven points in the loss, which dropped their card to 1-2.
The Rain or Shine-owned franchise is now carrying the same record as the Dyip, whom they will face tomorrow at 8:50 a,m.
Meanwhile, Meralco bounced back from its loss to the TNT earlier as it beat Pioneer ProTibay, 21-13, in Pool B action.
Dexter Maiquez led the Bolts with seven points, as Tonino Gonzaga made six markers in the conquest that improved their record to 1-1.
Gian Abrigo led the guest team with six points as they dropped to 0-2.
Meralco will face San Miguel tomorrow at 8:50, while Pioneer will take on group leaders Tropang Giga at 9:40 a.m.
Capping off the elimination round is Master Sardines, who shoots to end its Leg 1 campaign with a win versus Platinum at 10:05 a.m.
Meralco 21 – Maiquez 7, Gonzaga 6, Batino 5, Sedurifa 3.
Pioneer Pro Tibay 13 – Abrigo 6, Rono 3, Reducto 3, Escalambre 1.
Platinum 21 – Monteclaro 9, Salem 4, Alabanza 4, Andrada 4.
Sista 15 – Mocon 7, Jamon 5, Manlangit 2, De Vera 1.
Limitless 21 – Rosser 7, Caduyac 6, Napoles 4, Hayes 4.
CAVITEX 16 – Rivero 9, Lao 4, Fajardo 2, Reyes 1.
Ginebra 21 – Serrano 11, Go 5, David 4, Villamor 1.
Terrafirma 15 – Reverente 8, Tumalip 4, Taladua 2, Bulawan 1.