Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Bogota Sports

   The Lady Bucs basketball team had a big victory over Palisade Park by the score of  56-21. This makes their record 4-9. They next play at Emerson on Thursday 24- Jan. with a 7:00 p tip off.
   The Boys team also defeated Palisade Park by a score of 50-45. They improve to 9-4 with their next game at Speary Gym on 24- Jan. when they play Emerson.
   Tuesday game started fast for the Bucs as the scored the opening nine points of the game, and built a 15-8 lead after one quarter. The pace of the game change in the second quarter after Forward Liam Geraghty landed hard on the floor while driving  for the basket. Mr. Geraghty lay on the floor for a number of minutes, before was able to slowly walk back to sidelines. He did not return until the second half. The Tigers took a advantage of the shift in momentum to trail only by seven at the half. Mr. Geraghty scored the last of his game high 17 points, with five  3- point basket. But Palisade Park having a 17- point third quarter brought the score to 38-37 with 8 minutes to play. In a back and forth last quarter the Bucs had a number of near misses until Austin Bautista hit for his only on three point to give Bogota a lead they would hold onto for the rest of the game.

#35 Isiah DelaCruz  watches  #3 Liam Geraghty shot go in

Ruben Acosta driving towards the basket
One of Liam Geraghty five 3-point baskets.

#3 Liam Geraghty getting medical attention.

# 35 Isiah DelaCruz scoring

 Bogota defense 

#11 Ruben Acosta making the winning points.

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