Bloomfield HS boys’ basketball team falls to Newark Central

Bloomfield HS boys’ basketball team falls to Newark Central

BLOOMFIELD – Francis Lorenzo scored a game-high 21 points and Najeem Wilson had 20 points, but the Bloomfield High School boys’ varsity basketball team fell to Newark Central, 59-53, at home on Jan. 12. Myles Toppin had seven points for the Bengals, who lost their third straight game to move to a 3-7 record. Central […]

Columbia HS girls’ basketball teams earns victories

MAPLEWOOD – The Columbia High School girls’ varsity basketball team won back-to-back games for its first victories of the season. Dominique Rayam scored 15 points and Jasmine Keegan had six points in a 39-34 win over West Essex on Jan. 7 at South Orange Middle School. Courtney Miller and Ashley Phillip each had five points; […]

Belleville HS girls’ basketball team seeks progress

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville High School girls’ varsity basketball team hopes to get back on the winning track. Freshman point guard Jehann Dabon scored nine points;  sophomore forward Emani Hill had six points and six rebounds and junior forward Gianna Benacquista added five points, seven rebounds and seven blocks in the 38-34 home loss to […]

Belleville HS boys’ basketball team falls to Nutley

BELLEVILLE – Andre Velez scored 16 points, including three 3-pointers, and Mohammed Yousef had 11 points, but the Belleville High School boys’ varsity basketball team lost to rival Nutley, 64-45, Monday, Jan. 11, at Nutley. Adrielle Henson had seven points; Ethan Luarca had five points; Dave McAllister added three points; James Laquindanum had two points […]

Orange HS to host seventh annual MLK Classic

ORANGE – The Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team will play East Orange Campus High School in the seventh annual OHS Martin Luther King Jr. Classic on Monday, Jan. 18. Tip-off is at 5 p.m., which caps the four games for the day. Admission is charged. The teams have met each year in the […]

Seton Hall Prep basketball team moves to 9-1 record

WEST ORANGE – The Seton Hall Prep varsity basketball team defeated Newark Central, Newark East Side and St. Peter’s Prep last week to extend its winning streak to four games and improve to a 9-1 record. Senior guard TJ Gibbs had 19 points and four steals; junior guard Austin Williams scored 11 points; and senior […]