UPDATED: Bloomfield HS boys basketball team downs Newark Academy in the ECT

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Michael Ramos scored 23 points and Will Robinson had 17 points to lead the 14th-seeded Bloomfield High School boys varsity basketball team to a 62-50 win over No.30 seed Newark Academy in the preliminary third round of the Essex County Tournament, Feb. 7 at home.

Vernon Lee and Vinny Torrisi each had nine points for the Bengals, who snapped a three-game losing streak.

Bloomfield then fell to No. 3 seed West Side, 85-53, in the first round (round of 16) Feb. 9 to move to a 10-11 record.  Torrisi had 14 points with four 3-pointers; Robinson had 13 points; Ramos had nine points; and Tochi Anyanwu and Patrick Liggins each had six points.

In previous action, the Bengals lost to Millburn, 51-47, Feb. 4 at Millburn. Anyanwu had 22 points; Robinson had 11 points; Ramos scored seven points and Torrisi had four points.

Photos by Jerry Simon

Bloomfield vs. Newark Academy, in the ECT, Feb. 7.