Irvington HS boys’ and girls’ basketball teams gear up for seasons

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will begin their seasons this weekend.

The boys’ team, under head coach Elias Brantley, will visit Memorial of West New York in the season opener on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 2:30 p.m. The Blue Knights’ home opener is Dec. 20 against Bloomfield Tech at 4 p.m.

The Blue Knights hope to improve on last year’s 9-16 record.

The girls’ team, under head coach Rashawnah French, will host Barringer on Friday, Dec. 16, in the season opener at 4 p.m. Last season, the girls’ team finished with an impressive 16-10 record.

IHS schedules

Boys’ Basketball
Dec. 17, at Memorial, 2:30 p.m.
Dec. 20, Bloomfield Tech, 4 p.m.
Dec. 22, at Columbia, 4 p.m.
Jan. 3, Central, 4 p.m.
Jan. 5, Montclair, 4 p.m.
Jan. 7, Newark Tech, 1 p.m.
Jan. 10, at American History, 6 p.m.
Jan. 12, at West Orange, 4 p.m.
Jan. 17, Barringer, 4 p.m.
Jan. 19, at Bloomfield Tech, 4 p.m.
Jan. 24, at West Essex, 7 p.m.
Jan. 26, Columbia, 4 p.m.
Jan. 31, at Montclair, 4 p.m.
Feb. 2, at Barringer, 7 p.m.
Feb. 7, at Newark Tech, 4 p.m.
Feb. 16, West Orange, 4 p.m.
Feb. 18, Visions Academy Charter, 1 p.m.
Feb. 23, at Hackettstown, 4 p.m.
Feb. 24, Union, 4 p.m.
Girls’ basketball
Dec. 16, Barringer, 4 p.m.
Dec. 19, Newark Collegiate Academy, 4 p.m.
Dec. 20, at Weequahic, 4 p.m.
Dec. 22, Cedar Grove, 4 p.m.
Dec. 28-29, Kearny Tournament, TBD
Jan. 5, at Orange, 4 p.m.
Jan. 7, at Arts, 1 p.m.
Jan. 12, Caldwell, 4 p.m.
Jan. 14, at Technology, 11:30 a.m.
Jan. 17, at Barringer, 4 p.m.
Jan. 19, Weequahic, 5 p.m.
Jan. 21, Columbia, 1 p.m.
Jan. 26, at Cedar Grove, 4 p.m..
Jan. 28, at St. Anthony of Jersey City, noon
Jan. 31, Orange, 4 p.m.
Feb. 2, at Hillside, 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 4, at Dickinson of Jersey City, 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 7, Arts, 4 p.m.
Feb. 14, at Montclair Kimberley Academy, 4 p.m.
Feb. 16, at Caldwell, 4 p.m.
Feb. 17, Snyder of Jersey City, 4:30 p.m.

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