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Meralco, Limitless sweep pools in PBA 3×3 Leg 2


Meralco and Limitless App swept their way to the PBA 3×3 Second Conference Leg 2 quarterfinals, Sunday at the SMART Araneta Coliseum.

The Bolts took down fellow contenders Purefoods Tender Juicy through a 20-16 decision to finish atop Pool B with a 3-0 record.

Joseph Sedurifa led the balanced attack with seven points as the MVP ball club remained on track of improving its runner-up finish from Leg 1.

Meralco will battle Pool C’s second-seeded team in Barangay Ginebra, the first leg’s third-placers, in the playoffs’ opening round later today.

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On the other hand, the Appmasters clinched the no. 1 seed of Pool C with a 3-0 slate as well following their 21-14 conquest of NorthPort.

Jorey Napoles finished with nine points for the reigning grand champions, who are hoping to better their fourth-place finish in the previous leg.

Limitless will take on TNT in the next round. The first leg rulers locked the second spot in Pool A after escaping Master Sardines, 15-13.

Almond Vosotros powered the Tropang Giga with nine points as he either scored or assisted in his team’s 12 points.

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Meanwhile, Joseph Eriobu sank the game-clincher as the Titans outlasted the Batang Pier, 21-18, in the knockout for the last QF ticket.

Purefoods will take on no. 1 seed Pioneer ProTibay in the next stage. The guest team surprised many on Day 1 after sweeping all of its four games.

Platinum Karaoke and San Miguel will open the quarters.

The Scores:

First game
Ginebra 21 – Go 11, David 5, Serrano 4, Villamor 1.
CAVITEX 19 – Soberano 13, Rivero 5, Reyes 1, Fonacier 0.

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Second game
Meralco 20 – Sedurifa 7, Maiquez 6, Gonzaga 5, Batino 2.
Purefoods TJ 16 – Eriobu 9, Acuna 4, Javelona 2, Bonsubre 1.

Third game
SMB 21 – Rogado 7, Manday 6, Bono 5, Austria 3.
Sista 12 – Mocon 6, Jamon 3, Manlangit 2, De Vera 1.

Fourth game
Limitless 21 – Napoles 9, Hayes 6, Rosser 5, Caduyac 1.
NorthPort 14 – Webb 9, Olayon 5, Calisaan 0.

Fifth game
Platinum Karaoke 21 – De Chavez 8, Alabanza 7, Andrada 4, Banal 2.
Terrafirma 18 – Tumalip 7, Reverente 6, Taladua 5, Bulawan 0.

Sixth game
TNT 15 – Vosotros 9, Flores 4, De Leon 2, Acuno 0.
Master Sardines 13 – Tabi 8, Hernandez 3, Mabayo 2, Sorela 0.

Knockout
Purefoods TJ 21 – Eriobu 14, Javelona 6, Bonsubre 1, Acuna 0.
NorthPort 18 – Webb 8, Calisaan 7, Olayon 3.

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