A stunning strike by Richard Mbulu in the last seconds of the match secured a crucial point for Baroka against log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns at Old Peter Mokaba Stadium on Monday evening.
Both teams went into the halftime break at 0-0 after Basil Mphahlele failed to convert a penalty earlier on.
Masandawana opened the scoring early in the second half through a stunning free-kick by Lyle Lakay.
But substitute Richard Mbulu scored a scorcher to give Bakgaga a point that takes them to 14 points and third from bottom.
Sundowns are on 48 points,18 above second-placed Orlando Pirates.