WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The Seton Hall Prep boys basketball team eliminated Columbia from the Essex County Tournament with a 67-37 victory Saturday afternoon.
Seton Hall Prep (15-5) got out to a 19-7 lead after one quarter and led by 15 points at halftime.
Junior guard Nigel Garcia provided most of the offense for the Cougars (9-12) with 20 points, including three 3-pointers. Freshman point guard Jalen Robinson finished with nine points for Columbia, which starts no seniors.
Giye Jenkins had 20 points and six assists and Zander Zebrowski totaled 15 points and six rebounds for Seton Hall.