East Orange Campus HS boys’ and girls’ basketball teams to tip of seasons; schedules released

EAST ORANGE – The East Orange Campus High School boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams will begin their seasons on Friday, Dec. 18.

The boys’ team will visit Newark Central in a Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division game, while the girls’ team will host Blomfield Tech in an SEC-American Division game, both at 7 p.m.

The boys’ team last season won the SEC-Liberty title for the second straight year, reached the Essex County Tournament final where it lost to Seton Hall Prep, 70-62, and reached the state North Jersey Section 1, Group 4 tournament final where it lost to Paterson Eastside, 74-64, in overtime to finish with a 25-5 record.

The girls’ team last season won the SEC-American title, defeated Montclair, 51-32, to win the Essex County Tournament final, defeated Paterson Eastside, 50-40, to capture the state North Jersey Section 1, Group 4 tournament final and lost to Franklin, 64-62, in the state Group 4 semifinals to finish with a 25-3 record.

The following are their schedules:

Boys’ basketball
Dec. 18, at Central, 7 p.m.
Dec. 22, Bloomfield Tech, 7 p.m.
Jan. 5, at Columbia, 7 p.m.
Jan. 7, at West Side, 7 p.m.
Jan. 9, at Bloomfield, 1 p.m.
Jan. 14, at Montclair Kimberley Academy, 4 p.m.
Jan. 18, at Orange, 5 p.m.
Jan. 19, Montclair, 7 p.m.
Jan. 21, Central, 7 p.m.
Jan. 25, at Hun School, 7 p.m.
Jan. 26, at Barringer, 7 p.m.
Feb. 2, at Bloomfield Tech, 4 p.m.
Feb. 4, West Side, 7 p.m.
Feb. 9, Bloomfield, 7 p.m.
Feb. 16, Montclair Kimberley Academy, 7 p.m.
Feb. 18, at Montclair, 4 p.m.

Girls’ basketball
Dec. 18, Bloomfield Tech, 7 p.m.
Dec. 22, at Weequahic, 4 p.m.
Jan. 5, Columbia, 7 p.m.
Jan. 7, Montclair, 7 p.m.
Jan. 12, at Nutley, 4 p.m.
Jan. 19, at Shabazz, 7 p.m.
Jan. 21, at Bloomfield Tech, 4 p.m.
Jan. 23, at West Orange, 1 p.m.
Feb. 2, Weequahic, 7 p.m.
Feb. 4, at Montclair, 4 p.m.
Feb. 9, at Mount Saint Dominic Academy, 7 p.m.
Feb. 11, Nutley, 7 p.m.
Feb. 18, Shabazz, 7 p.m.
Feb. 22, Mount Saint Dominic Academy, 7 p.m.

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