BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School football team will host Hackensack in the semifinals of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Jersey, Group 5 regional invitational tournament on Thursday, Nov. 3, at Foley Field at 6 p.m.
The Bengals received a quarterfinal bye. Hackensack defeated Paterson Kennedy, 41-9, in the quarterfinals to improve to 4-5.
The Bengals have won two straight games, both shutouts, to improve to 4-4 this season. They defeated Barringer, 14-0, on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Newark Schools Stadium and defeated Belleville, 35-0, on Friday, Oct. 21, at Foley Field.
The Bengals have three shutout wins this season. The other came against Dickinson, 27-0, on Friday, Sept. 30, at Foley Field.
The other semifinal pits Livingston at Plainfield on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 1 p.m. The final is Thursday, Nov. 10. This is the first year for the regional invitational tournaments for teams that missed qualifying for the state playoffs.
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