Saturday, October 16, 2021

Bogota Volleyball

 16-October-2021

   On Friday-15-October the Bogota Lady Bucs Volleyball Team played the West Morris Central Lady Wolfpack at Speary Gym.  Bogota had the first serve in the opening set, But West Morris would score take a 2-0 lead. Bogota then scored their first points of the set, and have Helena Tobin serve Bogota to a 5-2 lead. The Lady Wolfpack  used serving by Amanda Vecchione  again take the lead. This first game saw 11 tie scores and  6 lead changes.  Neither team could open more than a 3 point lead over their opponent.  West Morris Central would be the first team to reach the 20 point mark. They found their way to win the first set by a score of 25-22
   The second set had West Morris Central serve first. The Lady Bucs then won back the ball for a 1-0 lead.  West Morris Central then forced another tie for the match at 1 all. Bogota again won the side and added to that for a 3-1 lead. The  Lady Wolfpack moved one point closer to Bogtoa at 3-2. With another side out  Bogota's Ashanna Caviness had a 4 point service run and give her team a 6 point lead. West Morris Central then closed that gap to just a pair of points. Bogota opened another half a dozen point lead, And the Lady Wolfpack would again bring the margin to two points. This time Bogota would get to the 20 point score first ad tie the match up with a 25-21 second set win.
   The final set started with Bogota again serving first.  Again the home team took an lead, then be tied at one.  Bogota would take another 4 point lead  only to have that also be cut-down in size. With the scores tie at 9 Bogota made the score 10-9.  Angelina Buhler had the next serve for the Lady Bucs with West Morris Central appearing to tie the set again. The call was overturned and Ms. Buhler took advantage of this and went on a  eight point scoring run. This nine point lead was the largest of the match and allowed Bogota to get a 25-16 set win, and a 2-1 match win.  Bogota's record is now 18-1.
   Ashanna Caviness had a match high with 20 Kills for Bogota. Kelly Kaitenhauser and Ava Novello  had 8 Kills each for the Lady Wolfpack. West Morris Central's  Angelina Mauro scored a Match, and career high with 33 Digs. Angelina Buhler led Bogota with 17 Digs.  Mia Pimentel scored a Match, and career high with 40 Assist for the Lady Bucs. Gyanna Hernandez for Bogota, Angelina Mauro, Ava Novello, and Amanda Vecchione all had tops in Service Points with 7. Ms. Vecchione and Angelina Buhler from Bogota both had 2 Aces for their teams. Amanda Vecchione from West Morris Central, and Bogota's Carolina Villada and Mia Penentel all recorded a high of 2 Block apiece  
   Bogota next plays on Tuesday-19-October when they take on Waldwick at home in Speary Gym. First serve is scheduled to start at 4:00p
   The  #8 Bogota Bergen County Tournament game against  # 1  Immaculate Heart Academy in a Quarterfinal match has been changed to  Friday-22-October .This will take place at Old Tappan High School's South Gym first serve will be announced at a latter date


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Friday, October 15, 2021

Bogota Volleyball

 15-October-2021
   On Thursday-14-October the Bogota Lady Bucs Volleyball team traveled to Park Ridge to play the Lady Owls.  The Lady Bucs would win the match 2-0 ( 25-5: 25-18). Their record is now 17-1
 Ashanna Caviness lead all scores with 18 Kills for Bogota. Helena Tobin 18 Service Points with 3 Aces for Bogota. The Lady Bucs Mia Pimentel score a match high with 26 Assists and 4 Digs.  Carolina Villada recorded 2 Block for the Lady Bucs.
   Bogota next play on Friday-17-October when they host West Morris at Speary Gym. The first serve is scheduled for 6:00p. The team asks for all fans attending to please wear pink to support research, and treatment, as part of Breast Cancer awareness month.

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Thursday, October 14, 2021

Bogota Soccer

 14-October-2021
     On Wednesday-13- October the Bogota Soccer Bucs hosted the Palisades Park Tigers at 
Zakrzewski Field  in Olsen Park.   The first half was played to a 0-0 tie. After the restart Bogota broke through with a goal by  Edwin Suquinagua from outside the penalty box.  By the three quater time mark Palisades Park took advantage when the Bucs could not clear the ball out of their end of the field. A shot by Yeferson Lopez tie the game a 1 apiece. The score stayed the same at the Full Time mark.
   The first period of Extra Time would have no goals score. In the second period of Extra Time the Tigers were awarded a penalty kick for foul in the box. Chris Roca was chosen to take the spot kick. His first shot was save by Bogota Goalkeeper Anthony Zuniga. Mr. Zuniga could not fully control the rebound and the ball found its way back to Mr. Roca. This time the Palisades Park  player would push the ball into the far side of the goal to give the visitors a 2-1 win.
  Bogota's recorded is now 2-9.
  This was the Senior Game for Bogota. The ceremony to honour the Senior Players took place after the final whistle. The seven Senior Players;  Jason Acosta, Owen Rosado, Anthony Zunga, Ricardo Santana, Jhon Orozco, Joe Gargiulo, and Brayan Figueroa were recognized for their service to Bogota Soccer. Head Coach Samantha Smith said that she was privilege to coach some of these players for five year starting in Middle School. She added that now some are taller than she is, and they had grown as players and as well as Men over this time. Coach Smith then gave each player a personalised photo from the course of their Senior year. 
  Bogota next plays on Tuesday-19-October when they travel to Midland Park. the kick-off is scheduled for 4:00p.     

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