by romeo braceros
Davao Jones Aca-demy (DJA) Spunky stole the thunder in the recent Gaisano Mall of Davao (GMall) 3-on-3 Challenge at the GMall Atrium.
DJA beat Philippine Women’s College (PWC)-bannered Spartans, 24-9, to emerge as champion in the tournament featuring some of the top basketball schools in Davao City.
The team led by valua-ble player (MVP) Aaron Buensalida earlier beat Holy Child College of Da-vao (HCCD)-bannered Brooklyn in the semifinals to reach the championship round.
The team coached by Jimmy Colicot, is also composed of Askiah “AJ” Echavia, Nico Cabalhin and Bling Sanexes Murillo.
DJA has turned some heads in the recent 4th Escandor Cup after snat-ching the third place in the tournament.
DJA beat heavy favo-rite Ateneo de Davao University Blue Knights in the quarterfinals before defeating Assumption College of Davao Warriors in their battle for third.