West Orange HS boys’ basketball team falls to Newark West Side in Essex County Tournament

Mountaineers' five-game win streak ends as team moves to 15-3 record

WEST ORANGE – Senior forward Doug Hughes scored 14 points and senior forward Jeremiah Moore had 11 points but the 12th-seeded West Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team lost at fifth-seeded Newark West Side, 68-51, in the first round of the Essex County Tournament on Feb. 13. Senior guard Patrick Jamison had 10 points; […]

West Orange HS girls’ basketball team outlasts Bloomfield in double overtime to advance to Essex County Tournament quarterfinals

WEST ORANGE – Senior forward Candis Ferrell hit two free throws and junior guard Jewel Burnet hit one free throw to lift the eighth-seeded West Orange High School girls’ varsity basketball team to a 49-46 double-overtime win over Bloomfield in the first round of the Essex County Tournament on Feb. 13 at WOHS. Freshman guard […]

UPDATE: West Orange HS wrestling team defeats Seton Hall Prep

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School varsity wrestling team defeated neighbor Seton Hall Prep, 42-36, Friday, Feb. 12 at WOHS. Each team won seven bouts. WOHS had four pins and was awarded three forfeits. SHP had four pins, two major decision wins and one technical fall win. Colin Morgan pinned Joseph Pratola in […]

Seton Hall Prep wrestling team falls to Delbarton in sectional quarterfinals; to face West Orange HS on Feb. 12

WEST ORANGE – The sixth-seeded Seton Hall Prep varsity wrestling team lost to third-seeded Delbarton, 56-22, in the quarterfinal round of the state North Jersey Non-Public A tournament on Feb. 8 at Delbarton in Morristown. The Pirates moved to an 11-8 record. The winners for SHP were junior Daniel Caicedo, who won by forfeit in the […]

Seton Hall Prep ice hockey team shows good efforts

WEST ORANGE – The Seton Hall Prep varsity ice hockey team gave good efforts despite going 0-3-1 last week to move to a 3-12-4 record. The Pirates lost a tough game to Bergen Catholic, 2-1, Feb. 1, at Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange. Bergen Catholic scored in the second period before sophomore forward […]

West Orange HS boys’ soccer standout Zach Brown signs with Temple University

WEST ORANGE – West Orange High School senior Zach Brown signed a National Letter of Intent in accepting a soccer scholarship to Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa. Brown helped lead the WOHS boys’ soccer team to a magnificent season last fall. The Mountaineers, under head coach Doug Nevins, won the Super Essex Conference-American Division championship […]

H.S. Girls’ Basketball Essex County Tournament pairings

2016 HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ VARSITY BASKETBALL  42nd ESSEX COUNTY TOURNAMENT First preliminary round, on or by Feb. 6 Game 1: (29) Belleville at (16) Caldwell Game 2: (28) West Side at (17) West Essex Game 3: (24) Glen Ridge at (21) Verona Game 4: (32) North Star at (13) Orange Game 5: (25) North 13th Street […]

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