Orange HS boys’ basketball team advances to section semifinals against host Chatham

ORANGE, NJ – The third-seeded Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team will visit second-seeded Chatham in the semifinals of the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 state tournament on Saturday, March 4, at 7 p.m.

Rasheed Boyd scored 16 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and fellow senior Zahier Childs had 12 points to lead the Tornadoes to a 52-46 win over sixth-seeded Snyder of Jersey City in the quarterfinals on March 2.

The Tornadoes, under head coach Jamaal Cooper, improved to a 20-5 record.

Chatham is 20-6.

The other semifinal pits top-seeded Rahway against fifth-seeed Barringer. The final is March 6.