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Butuan City claims 3×3 Leg 3 crown, survives Pasig

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 10:28 PM October 25, 2020
Butuan City Chooks

Photo from Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3

MANILA, Philippines—Butuan City-Uling Roasters went through the gauntlet and escaped with a tight 21-20 (9:42.6) win over Pasig-Sta. Lucia Realtors to capture the Leg 3 title of Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 President’s Cup Sunday at Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba.

Franky Johnson, who had a horrible shooting night, drilled the P100,000 two-pointer over the tight defense of Jeckster Apinan for the Uling Roasters’ final field goal and first title of the competition.

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Chico Lanete carried much of the offense for Butuan City with eight points while Johnson added six.

“I told them that they should never doubt themselves because we always have a chance,” said Lanete in Filipino. “We know that we can always play better no matter what.”

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Chris De Chavez added four points while JR Alabanza pitched in three points for the Uling Roasters.

The Realtors pocketed P30,000 for their runner-up finish.

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