Manila, Sept. 16 -- Caloocan crowned itself as the first-ever champion of the 2019 Community Basketball Association (CBA)-Pilipinas Next 18-under champion.

Led by Jolo Sumagaysay and John Sheric Estrada, the Hurricane Saints brought down the Binangonan Spartans, 88-73, in their third and deciding game to capture the title before a big weekend crowd at the Barangay Mariano Espeleta ll in Imus, Cavite.

The Saints wrapped up the best-of-three title showdown, 2-1.

Sumagaysay, who was named as Most Valuable Player, made his presence felt with 20 points and 11 rebounds, while Estrada had another all-around game with 19 points, seven assists and seven rebounds in the community-based league organized by CBA founding president Carlo Maceda and su...