After hot start, Pasig Chooks bows out of 2019 FIBA 3X3 World Masters
MANILA, Philippines—Pasig Chooks failed to sustain its phenomenal start and bowed out of the 2019 FIBA 3X3 World Tour Masters in Doha, Qatar after a quarterfinals loss Friday night.
Pasig, which upset top-seeded Liman the day before, couldn’t conjure the same magic in the knockout quarters, falling to Riga Ghetto, 21-15, in a frustrating showing.
Riga Ghetto pulled away on a 4-0 run from a tie at 13-all, pouncing on the Filipino side which was already in penalty with 3:04 left to play.
Joshua Munzon and Taylor Statham, two of the Philippines’ top 3×3 players, had five points apiece in the loss to the Latvian side.
The inaugural Chooks to go Pilipinas 3×3 champions are going home with two wins in their name.