Columbia HS boys’ basketball team falls to Seton Hall Prep in opener

Stephan Gabriel looks to shoot the ball in a game against Irvington last season. Photo by Steve Ellmore.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Brandon Askew scored 18 points and was named Columbia High School’s Player of the Game in a 63-52 varsity boys’ basketball loss to Seton Hall Prep in the Cougars’ season opener at the Hoop Group Tipoff Showcase at Caldwell University on Saturday, Dec. 17.

Stephan Gabriel had 7 points and 12 rebounds for the Cougars.