On Friday 21-October the Bogota Lady Bucs Volleyball played their match against Cresskill, which was postponed from the night before. The first was a showcase of defensive skills with sure scoring being taken away. Players did their best to stretch themselves to the limit to prevent the ball from hitting the floor. Shots veering out of play where tracked down and force back over the net. The Lady Cougars not only match Bogota in points, but in speed and strength. The first 16 Points where split equally between the two team, with Cresskill taking one point lead a number of time. The Lady Bucs drew even, then took their own small leads. The Lady Cougars surged ahead to a four point lead late in the game. Cresskill's Courtney Madison pushed her team to a 21-18 lead causing Bogota Coach Brad DiRupo call a rare timeout. After the pause Bogota regained service and Kaliana Vasquez scored five straight service points to allow Bogota to regain the lead 24-21. The two teams traded sideouts to give Bogota a 25-22 win.
The second game started with Anna Granquist and Amy Chavez gave Bogota to an early lead which they never gave up on the way to a 25-11 win and a 2-0 Match victory. Bogota's record now stands at 19-1. Kaliana Vasquez had team highs of 16 Assist, 8 Service Points with 2 Aces. Julia Goni also scored 8 Service Points while Amy Chavez and Samantha Gioiosa also had 2 Aces. Ms Gioiosa recorded 16 Kills. Leila Ksiyer scores 4 Blocks.
The next compete in the Bergen County Tournament as #5 seeded Bogota plays against #12 Mahwah on Saturday 22-October in the second round. This will be played at Old Tappan. Their next league game will be play on Wednesday 26-October against Waldwick at Home in Speary Gym. This is scheduled to start at 4:00p
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|#2 Kaliana Vasquez|
|# 5 Courtney Madison|
|#12 Leila Ksiyer|
|# 6 Sophia Rodchi|
|#11 Amy Chavez|
|#25 Gabby DeRobertis|
|# 5 Anna Granquist|
|#1 Maya Davidov|
|# 12 Nicole Eng|
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