Tiny Bogota has not allowed the “devastating” loss of its best player to stand in the way of a drive toward a winning season and return to the state tournament.
The Bucs have recovered emotionally from losing senior standout Danny Connors to a season-ending shoulder injury and own a five-game winning streak.
Losing a potential 1,000-point career scorer the opening week of the season often is a season-ending setback for a Group 1 school, yet Bogota (6-5) has bounced back and is tied for second in the NJIC Patriot Division.
“It has been a pleasure to see the happiness on these kids’ faces with five wins in a row,” said the Bucs’ longtime coach, Jay Mahoney.
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