New Jersey High School Basketball - University nipped by East SideMarch 2, 2021: Newark, NJ 07105
The East Side Red Raiders tipped the visiting University Phoenix basketball team by a final score of 57-54 in Tuesday's non-league game.
In their next game, the Red Raiders face the Bloomfield Bengals (Bloomfield, NJ) in a non-league game, on Thursday, March 4. East Side will attempt to move on its 8-6 season record. The Bengals enter the game with a 12-2 record after their 49-45 non-league win over Dickinson (Jersey City, NJ).
With the defeat, University moves to 5-4 on the year. The Phoenix host Seton Hall Prep (West Orange, NJ) to face the Pirates in a Super Essex - American game on Saturday, March 6. The Pirates enter the game with a record of 9-3. Seton Hall Prep won 52-40 in their recent league game against Irvington (Irvington, NJ)