Bloomfield HS football trio to play in Robeson All-Star Classic on June 14

Jeremy Witherspon runs for yardage in last year’s playoff semifinal loss to Union City. Photo by Jerry Simon.

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Bloomfield High School football players Jeremy Witherspoon, Joe Pentz, and Marcus Wolf will represent the Bengals at the 25th annual Paul Robeson High School All-Star Football Classic on Thursday, June 14, at Paul Robeson Stadium in East Orange. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m.

Witherspoon is a running back; Pentz is an offensive lineman and Wolf is a punter.

The game features graduating seniors. The East team comprises Essex and Hudson counties. The West team comprises Morris, Sussex and Passaic counties.

For the first time in high school football history in New Jersey, the game will also utilize instant replay, which will be used on any calls regarding turnovers and touchdowns. Each team will have two challenges,

In the fall, the high school football season in New Jersey will utilize instant replay for the first time.