PATERSON, NJ - The varsity baseball teams at Eastside and Kennedy high schools each lost their opening games on Wednesday.

Bergen Tech was an 8-6 winner over Eastside in Bergen County. Eastside took a 3-1 lead with three runs in the fourth inning before Bergen Tech took control with six runs in the bottom of the fifth.

In Clifton, Kennedy fell to Clifton, 11-1. It was a close game until the bottom of the fourth, when Clifton tacked on three runs to take a 5-0 lead.