EAST ORANGE, NJ -- Columbia took charge in the third quarter and went on to a 49-40 boys basketball victory over Wardlaw-Hartridge of Edison in the O.S.C. Give Back Classic Sunday afternoon.
Andrew Rowley scored 14 points and took down six rebounds for the Cougars (6-6), who outscored Wardlaw, 18-8, in the third quarter to open a 40-28 lead.
Josiah Lawful collected 12 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks, and Jalen Robinson finished with nine points, eight assists and five rebounds for Columbia. Nigel Garcia also scored nine points in the victory.