PASIG Chooks booked its ticket to the quarterfinals of the Kaohsiung Challenger, blasting Panaji 3BL, 21-9, on Saturday in Taiwan.
The President's Cup champion wasted little time to seize control of the game, jumping to a 12-4 lead.
Serbian reinforcement Nikola Pavlovic buried the game-winning deuce with 3:55 remaining to cap off his 10-point outing.
Joshua Munzon added five points, Dylan Ababou got four and Troy Rike also added a deuce to cap off the all-out attack for Pasig.
Arshdeep Singh paced Panaji 3BL with four points.
Pasig's victory set it up to a collision course against world No. 4 Harlem NY in the knockout playoffs on Sunday slated at 2 p.m. Pasig is eyeing a berth in the 2019 Fiba 3x3 World Tour Nanjing Masters next month.
Pasig 21 - Pavlovic 10, Munzon 5, Ababou 4, Rike 2.
Panaji 9 - Singh 4, Renthlei 3, Sharma 2.