Team Duterte defeated BPI, 95-85, in Game 2 of their basketball friendly series on Friday at the Genesis 88 Gym.
Secretary Christopher “Bong” Go waxed hot from beyond the arc, hitting 13 triples in a great display of long range shooting, as Team Duterte equalize the series, 1-1.
Go, the special assis-tant to President Rody Duterte, finished the game with 45 points to lead the way for Team Duterte which completed a re-venge of its Game 1 loss.
Ronel Bantilan chipped in 17 baskets for Team Duterte.
BPI battled hard all game long, playing the same way that enabled the bankers to take the series opener.
The bankers replicated its Game 1 performance with its run and gun type of play but fell short to muster similar result.
Valdez and Rivera paced BPI with 26 and 20 points respectively as Apurada had 13. Go made sure Team Duterte stays away from a 0-2 hole as the sweet-shooting guard came out with a remarkable offensive performance. He carried his team when needed it most with raining treys and timely shots down the stretch.
Team Duterte set its sight in Game 3 with the momentum now on its side.