Posted On: 01/31/20 11:51 AM

The Essex County Tournament is a huge tournament full of teams competing to hoist the trophy at the end. The play-in round has already begun ad will finish up on Saturday. In the first games, Shabazz took down Orange and Mount St. Dominic handled Science Park. The preliminary round will also begin on Saturday and continue throughout the week. We will be here to give you all updates and previews on the tournament throughout. Here is what to expect on Saturday and for the rest of the week from the Essex County Tournament.

21- Newark Collegiate vs. 28- West Side: Saturday, Feb. 1, 2:30 PM

Newark Collegiate will enter this game looking to snap a mini two-game losing streak. They have a good mix of young players with the veterans. Freshman Syann Hightower is leading the team in scoring and rebounding. She has been a force on both sides of the ball averaging over two steals per game. Senior Aliyah Braswell has had a solid season as well. It has been a rough season for West Side but they have a chance to make it all worth it with a tournament win. Sophomore Anna Santos will matchup with Hightower in

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