Bogota Bucs

Sent to NJIC by Coach Jay Mahoney

Posted: 17 Jan 2015

     The Bogota Bucs Basketball teams play a doubleheader against Green  Meadow of New York on Friday 16-Jan. These games were played at Speary  Gym. The Lady Bucs played in the opener and took an early lead after one quarter. The Lady Warriors took advantage of their shooting to  go into the half with a 7-10 lead. After the restart, Coach Kennedy had his team press the Green Meadows offense which caused a number of turnovers. Bogota took full advantage, and started connecting on their shots.  Bogota scored a 21 point third quarter to take command of the game for a 40-15 victory.   Emma O’Brien lead the team in scoring with 10 Pointers including 2-three point baskets, Alanan O’Brien also made 2-three points scores. The Lady Bucs lost the next day (Saturday 1-17)  at home against Saddle Brook by the score of 20-47. They play home again at Speary Gym on Tuesday, January20, against Midland Park. Tip off is scheduled for 4:00pm.

In the second game the Boys team started strong to grab an early lead and kept it for the entire game. Once with the lead Bogota control the pace of the game with their passing, and defense. The Bucs have started to learn their new system since the loss of Danny Conner, by spreading around the scoring. Anthony Ovalle led with 20 Points and Chris Alcartara added another 18 Points. Ovalle also  had a game high of 5-three point baskets along with Andrew Raid making 4-three point shots.  Kenny Dixon grabbed 10 rebounds in the 76-36 victory by Bogota.  Their next game is at Midland Park on Tuesday 20-Jan. The game is scheduled to start at 7:00p