The Bogota Basketball teams swept the teams from Park Ridge on Tuesday 11- Feb.. In the afternoon the Lady Bucs traveled to Park Ridge and beat the Lady Owls by a score of 44-30. Stephanie Perpepaj was the high score with 18 points. This moves their record to 6-12. They next play Saddle River at Speary Gym on Thursday 13- Feb. at 4:00p
The Boys team outlasted Park Ridge by a score of 62-59 at home. The game was played at an up tempo pace for 24 minutes with a number of lead changes. The Owls took a one point lead into the half, but a 21 point third quarter from Bogota gave them a small lead going into the final period. A physical play, but low foul game cause the Bucs to retain ball possession as needed to foul just to force Bogota into the bonus shooting situation. When given the chance Bogota made their free throws slowing building on their lead. Park Ridge kept pressing to tie the game with their final shot bouncing off the rim as time ran out. A total of 23 three point baskets were made for both both teams as Derryn Bronsrin of Park Ridge hads 6 in his game high 20 point night. While Bucs Keith Burke also had 6 three points in his team high 19 points. Four other Bogota Players each had two three point baskets, while Brain Lukabu lead with 19 Rebounds.
This moves Bogota record to 5-12. There next game is on Thursday 13- Feb as they travel to Saddle River for a 5:30p game. They next play at home on Friday 14- Feb aginst Kinnelon with a 5:30p tip off.
Due to upcoming weather please check to see if those games will be played.
|#4 Brain Lukabu & Owls # 12 Connor Kiley starting the game.|
|Isiah Dela Cruz (L) & Arron Lewis getting a rebound|
|#4 Brain Lukabu with the rebound.|
|#15 Keith Burke with a three point shot.|
|Isaiah Dela Cruz with a three point shot.|
|#4 Brain Lukabu putting Bogota ahead for good.|
|Park Ridge's final shot missing as time runs out.|
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