Friday, January 30, 2015

Bogota Basketball


  Bogota Blog NJ along with Bogota Beautiful is starting a drive to collect gift cards in order to help the Citizens of Edgewater, NJ. With the assistance of Bogota Mayor Chris Keleman there will be a collection box located in Borough Hall in the secretary's office.  The secretary's office will be open during normal business hours which  are from Monday to Thursday from 8:00a to 5:00p. Bogota Borough Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ

    On Thursday 29-Jan the  Bogota Bucs Basketball teams from Bogota played against the teams from Hawthorne Christian Academy. The Men's team traveled to Hawthorne  to play the Defenders. After trailing 17-21 at halftime the Bucs took a two point lead going into the final eight minutes. Hawthorne doubled Bogota in the fourth quarter to earn at 48-39 win. 
   Kenny Dixon lead Bogota in scoring with 12 points, with Andrew Riad having a game high 2 three points baskets. Bogota next plays at New Milford on Friday  30-Jan starting at 7:00p

   The Lady Bucs had a Home game at Speary Gym against the Lady Defenders.  After a first half of missed shot & turnovers from both teams Bogota took a 7-6 lead into half time. At the start of the third Quarter the Lady Bucs tried to hold their lead by pressing  HCA in the front court. This lead to a more turnoffs, but this time Bogota made the most of their chances and posted at 15-1 Third Quarter on their way to a 30-14 victory. Kelliann Brown had a game high 7 Points while Emily Robbins, Gwenth Trujillo, & Alanah O'Brien each record one three point basket. 
  The Lady Bucs next play the front game of Bogota Double Header at New Milford on Friday 30-Jan. Their game is scheduled to tip off at 5:30p

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