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Bergen Community College triumphs in the first round of the Region Playoffs.
March 4, 2013By jorge hernandez of BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Paramus, NJ - The Bulldogs (4th Seed) mounted a tremendous comeback against the Roadrunners (5th Seed) on Saturday. They had been down after the first half 45-30 because of hot shooting Sophomore Dwayne Gland from Gloucester . The Roadrunners were not able to keep the lead and had given up 50 point in the second half. Bulldogs, Larry Burroughs (Elmwood Park) and Ricky Carroll (Hackensack) were on fire in the second half. Larry finished with 31 points and Ricky scored 23 in the game. Paolo Trujillo (Dumont) had 10 points but had the one of the biggest points in late in the game after a defense rebound to secure a 4 point lead with two minutes left. Burroughs then slammed dunked the gaming winning points with 30 second left in the game after a steal by Trujillo.
The Bulldogs now travel to Northampton for the second round of the Region XIX Tournament. The game will be played on Monday night, February 25th at 7 p.m and broadcasted on www.nccspartans.com and www.ihigh.com/nccspartans/