Davao edges Digos in Battle of the Executives

cmo_dvo-22BATTLE OF EXECUTIVESThe Davao City Executives turned back Digos City Executives, 97 – 84, in a friendly basketball match on Monday at the Davao City Recreation Center Almendras Gym.

      Christopher “Bong” Go put a brilliant game finishing with double-double as the sweet-shooting guard pumped in 35 points on top of 10 assists to lead the way for the Davao Executives.

      Go was on fire right from the opening tip, erupting for 17 with baskets from different variety- floaters, fall-away and   pull-up jumpers, running jump shots and from behind the arc.

      Davao Executives wrapped up the first period with a 16 points lead, 35 – 19, and dictated the tempo of the match en route to victory.

Glen Escandor backed Go up with 13 points as Gil Ciudadano joined the scoring bash with 12.

      By the time the third period ended, the Davao Executives were leading by 18, 78 – 60, and were never threatened anymore the rest of the way.

      Cabrera paced with 22 for the Digos Executive squad led by Mayor Joseph Peñas, Digos City Hall department heads, chief of police from various Digos police precincts and personnel from the Bureau of Fire Protection

      Next friendly game is set on September 8 in Digos City. (Rico Biliran)


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