The first of three Preliminary Rounds of the Essex County Boys Basketball Tournament are scheduled for this Thursday at the home of the higher seed.

Here’s the schedule;

Science Park (33) at MKA (27), 5pm

Cedar Grove (34) at Newark Collegiate Academy (28), 5pm

Cristo Rey (35) at Weequahic (29), 7pm

Technology (36) at Newark Academy (30), 6pm

The second round of the Preliminaries are scheduled to be played on Saturday, February 1 at the higher seed.

Those times shall be posted when all become available.