\nNLEX rammed its way to the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup finals as the Road Warriors outclassed the Big Chill Superchargers, 89-60, in Game 3, Tuesday at the Ynares Sports Arena.<br n\/><br n\/>RR Garcia scored 16 points while Calvin Abueva had an auspicious return following a one-game suspension, contributing 16 points and eight rebounds as the Road Warriors won the final two matches of the series following a lopsided 83-66 defeat in Game 1.<br n\/><br n\/>The Road Warriors maintained their wide margin throughout the game, a stark contrast to Game 2 where they led by 24 points, only to see it go down the drain before finally taking the win.<br n\/><br n\/>“In Game 2, we were up by 21 but they led by one. We learned our lesson that no lead is safe,” NLEX coach Boyet Fernandez.<br n\/><br n\/>NLEX braces for the best-of-three finals as it takes on Freego Jeans beginning on Thursday at the Ynares Sports Arena.<br n\/><br n\/>“Freego is a very good team. They have been together for a long time. Even though we won that game in the eliminations, the finals is a different story,” said Fernandez.<br n\/><br n\/>Led by Abueva’s nine points in the first period, NLEX raced to a 22-10 lead entering the second quarter. The Road Warriors’ advantage swelled further while limiting the Superchargers to just eight points in the period, to take a commanding 43-18 lead at the half.<br n\/><br n\/>The Road Warriors’ lead went as high as 40 points in the fourth quarter, 79-39, on a Chris Ellis two-handed slam dunk.<br n\/><br n\/>Raffy Reyes led the Superchargers with 16 points, while Jopher Custodio added 11 markers. - <strong>AMD, GMA News<\/strong><br n\/><br n\/>The scores:<br n\/><br n\/><strong>NLEX (89)<\/strong>—Abueva 16, Garcia 16, Ellis 12, Sangalang 8, Marcelo 8, Hodge 8, Lanete 6, Monfort 6, Hermida 5, Dehesa 2, Co 2, Arao 0, Belencion 0.<br n\/><br n\/><strong>Big Chill (60)<\/strong>—Reyes 16, Custodio 11, Maconocido 9, Collado 7, Jensen 4, Ponferrada 4, Dizon 4, Tan 3, Mallari 2, Galinato 0, Santos 0, Glorioso 0.<br n\/><br n\/>Quarter scores: 22-10, 43-18, 71-37, 89-60.