The Essex County Girls Basketball Tournament completed its First Round schedule on Saturday while the Boys Tournament played seven of the eight bracketed contests.

Here’s the Girls results;

West Essex (8) defeated Livingston (9) and will play University (1) who defeated Newark Academy (17).

Nutley (4) eliminated Arts (13) and shall host West Orange (5). WO had moved past Glen Ridge (12).

Columbia (10) upset Payne Tech (7) and now faces East Orange Campus (2) who won over Verona (18).

Caldwell (6) defeated Central (11) and travels to Immaculate Conception (2). Immaculate eliminated Mt St Dominic (19).

For the Boys…

Immaculate Conception (1) won over North Star Academy (17) and shall host Payne Tech (8) who removed University (9) from the tournament.

Irvington (2) defeated Orange (15) and now will have East Side (7) coming to their gym.

East Side had moved past Newark Tech (10).

It will be Seton Hall (3) playing Columbia (6). Seton Hall eliminated Montclair (14) while Columbia removed West Side (11) on Saturday.

Central (5) defeated Belleville (21) and shall host the winner of Monday’s game between East Orange Campus (4) and West Orange (13).


The Quarterfinal Rounds of the tournaments are scheduled to be played on Saturday, February 15th at the higher seeds.

You can follow the brackets by clicking on the links below.




2020 ECT Girls Basketball Bracket, Quarters
2020 ECT Girls Basketball Bracket, Quarters
21.7 KiB
2020 ECT Boys Basketball Bracket, Quarters
2020 ECT Boys Basketball Bracket, Quarters
23.8 KiB