Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Bogota Basketball

  On Tuesday-10-January teams from Bogota played those from Palisades Park. The Men's Basketball Bucs travel to Palisades Park, and came away with a 63-33 win. Bogota was paced by a strong First Quarter which gave them a 39-19 lead at Halftime. Their defense continued after the restart an prevent the Tigers from scoring double digits in either of the final two quarters. Deiker Padrino scored a team high of 18 Points. Tim Uzor recorded a game high of 4 Three Point Baskets. Bogota's record is now 7-3, they next play on Thursday 12-January at Cresskill with a 7:00p tip-off.

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  The Bogota Lady Bucs Basketball team host the Lady Tigers on the Jay Mahoney Court. A lack luster first half saw Palisades Park double up Bogota by a 14-28 score. Bogota started the second half by pressing the Lady Tigers the full length of the court, coming up with a few turnovers which allowed them to close the Point gap.  Mid way through the Third Quarter Bogota's Leila Ksiyer was forced to leave the game with an upper body injury. The Lady Bucs continued to force the play in their favor slowly cutting into the  Palisades Park lead.  Bogota reduced the deficit to five points, but could not score any more in the final minutes of play. Gwenth Trujullo had game highs with 17 Points including 3 Three Point Baskets. They next play on Thursday 12-January against  Cresskill with a 4:00p tip-off at home on the Jay Mahoney Court.

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