UPDATED: Bloomfield HS boys basketball team falls to Columbia in season opener

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School boys basketball team lost to Columbia 70-55 in the season opener at home on Thursday, Dec. 15.

Senior guard Uche Anyanwu had 16 points and six rebounds, and senior guard Amare Battice had 14 points for the Bengals. Junior forward Shariff Brown had 9 points and five rebounds, and senior guard Shayne Hinton had 7 points, three rebounds and three assists.

Bloomfield lost to North Star Academy 55-30 on Saturday, Dec. 17. 

The Bengals will visit Caldwell High School on Thursday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m. They will take part in a holiday tournament at Glen Ridge High School on Tuesday, Dec. 27, and Wednesday, Dec. 28. They will face David Brearley High School of Kenilworth on Dec. 27 at 5 p.m.. The Dec. 28 opponent and time is to be determined.

Editor’s note: This article has been updated with the result of the North Star game and included upcoming games. 

Photos Courtesy of Jerry Simon