On Saturday-4-November the #2 Bogota Lady Bucs played #10 Midland Park in the Quarter final round of the 2017 NJSIAA Group 1 Women's Volleyball Tournament at home in Speary Gym. The Lady Panthers pull out to a five point lead to start the first set. They continue to play with the lead as Bogota slowly closed the gap. Lisbeth Suarez service finally pull Bogota even only to have Midland Park again take the lead. When Bogota would use serving by Anna Granquist, Midland Park's Amanda Garcia would serve the Lady Panthers back into the lead. The first set would be tied again but the Midland Park blockers of Sofia Hansen and Carson Renick give the service and lead back for their team. Again the two teams would be tied at 19-19 and then 22-22. When Bogota broke the tie this time Bogota Coach Brad DiRupo would use a timeout to remind his team how close they are to a win. And to let them know that it would not be easy for them. Brianna Lozano would then serve the final Points to give Bogota a 25-22 first set win.
The second set started with the two teams splitting the first couple of points. Bogota's Alyssa Vasquez would give her team a long service they would need to keep the momentum of this game. First with a five, then six point lead Bogota would just match Midland Park's scoring by a 2-1 margin. The Lady Bucs would keep the lead for the rest of the match, with Midland Park staying close, but not being allowed to get closer than eight point difference. Lisbeth Suarez served and Julianna Corniel will deliver the winning points in a 2-0 (25-22: 25-14) win.
Bogota will next play #3 Rutherford on Wednesday-8 -November in a Semifinal Match to be played at Speary Gym. Briana Lozano would lead Bogota with 10 Service points. Julianna Corniel and Alyssa Vazquez would have 2 Aces each. Nylene Mateo would record 16 Kills. Alyssa Vazquez would have 26 Assists. Lisbeth Suarez would have 20 Digs.
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