PBA 3x3 Cavitex

CAVITEX Repeats Victory, Dominates Pioneer in Leg 5 Finale

CAVITEX won the PBA 3×3 First Conference Season 3 in another thrilling show of talent and agility. The team easily defeated their opponents, Pioneer Elastoseal, in the Leg 5 finals, hosted at the famous Ayala Malls Manila Bay. CAVITEX, led by former 3×3 national players Jorey Napoles and Kenneth Ighalo, demonstrated their supremacy from the first tip-off and never looked back, capturing their second consecutive Leg title. 


The Path to Glory

CAVITEX’s triumph path was nothing short of thrilling. Coach Kyles Lao’s squad had a challenging task in the semifinals against the two-time leg champion Barangay Ginebra. The high-stakes match came down to the wire, with CAVITEX winning in a stunning 20-19 victory. The hard-fought victory qualified them for the finals, where they would meet the upset-minded Elastoseal.

On the opposite side of the bracket, Pioneer Elastoseal demonstrated toughness by advancing to the finals with a hard-fought 18-13 victory over Northport in the semifinals. CAVITEX and Pioneer Elastoseal were prepared to compete in an intriguing duel.

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CAVITEX dominates the Finals

CAVITEX displayed their expertise and mastery of the game in the championship match. Jorey Napoles and Kenneth Ighalo led the charge with seven points apiece, contributing to the team’s remarkable total. The Braves wasted no time jumping to an early 10-2 lead. They left no space for debate with their precise shooting and clever gaming.

Dominick Fajardo and Bong Galanza contributed four points to the team’s final total. The synchronized efforts of the CAVITEX squad demonstrated their cohesion and commitment to winning the championship. CAVITEX celebrates their tremendous 22-10 victory as the final bell rang, claiming back-to-back Leg titles in the PBA 3×3 First Conference Season 3.

The Rugged Performance of Pioneer Elastoseal

Despite the setback, Pioneer Elastoseal fought valiantly throughout the competition. Gian Morido led the attack in the finals with eight points. However, carrying the squad alone against CAVITEX’s formidable roster proved difficult. Gian Abrigo, who came on as a last-minute substitution for Enrique Caunan, scored one point for the team. Although they were defeated in the finals, their road to the title match demonstrated their tenacity and expertise.

Ginebra comes in third place

With a 21-18 victory against Northport in the battle for third place, Barangay Ginebra reasserted its supremacy. Donald Gumaru was the match’s standout performer, scoring 13 points for the Kings. Ginebra’s third-place finish was a strong effort since the team had previously won Legs 1 and 2.

Highlights from the Quarterfinals

The quarterfinals were action-packed and dramatic, with each team fighting tooth and nail to get to the next round. Northport defeated Purefoods in a hard-fought 17-14 battle, while CAVITEX defeated Meralco in a tight 16-14 contest. Pioneer defeated Blackwater by a score of 14-12, and Ginebra defeated TNT by 17-15.

Key Players of Cavitex

Jorey Napoles: Napoles scored 7 points, including the game-winning deuce. He was also a good rebounder, grabbing eight boards.

Rico Ighalo: Ighalo was also a pivotal contributor to Platinum Karaoke, scoring 7 points. He was a good shooter, making two three-pointers.

Dominick Fajardo: Fajardo was a force inside for Platinum Karaoke, scoring 4 points and grabbing five rebounds. He was also a good defender, blocking two shots.

Calvin Galanza: Galanza was the fourth member of the Platinum Karaoke team, scoring 4 points. He was a good passer, dishing out two assists.

These four players contributed to Cavitex’s overwhelming victory against Pioneer. They could dictate the speed of the game and score whenever they wanted. Pioneers couldn’t match their attacking prowess.

The key to Cavitex’s triumph, in addition to their accomplishments, was their collaboration. They moved the ball smartly and found the open player. They also played excellent defense, causing Pioneer to turn over the ball.

Cavitex has already won the first two legs of the PBA 3×3 season. They are presently leading the rankings. They hope to keep their winning ways going in the next leg.


The PBA 3×3 First Conference Season 3 Leg 5 finals included unforgettable moments, intense competition, and remarkable performances. CAVITEX’s back-to-back victories demonstrated their power and cemented their position as the league’s dominant force. Pioneer Elastoseal’s arduous road to the finals proved their talent and tenacity.

Congratulations to CAVITEX on their outstanding success, and thanks to every one of the teams for their hard work and sportsmanship. Fans can expect even more spectacular moments and nail-biting contests as the PBA 3×3 First Conference Season 3 resumes.


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