New Jersey High School Basketball - University edges Payne TechFebruary 25, 2021: Newark, NJ 07108
The University Phoenix (Newark, NJ) basketball nipped the visiting Payne Tech Lions (Newark, NJ), 64-59 in Thursday's league test.
The Phoenix (4-2) will now prepare for their test against Central (Newark, NJ). The Blue Devils go into the non-league test with a 7-2 record. In their last test, Central got by Orange (Orange, NJ), 74-51, in a league test.
The Lions now own a 1-9 record. They play next when they travel to Columbia for a Super Essex - American test on Saturday, February 27. Payne Tech will encounter a Cougars squad coming off a 41-40 league win over Irvington (Irvington, NJ). The Cougars record now stands at 8-3.