SPHS Athlete of the Week

May 30, 2019

The South Plainfield High School baseball team had another outstanding season with a record of 18-9. This past week, the Tigers began their run for a Sectional Championship.  They won the first round game against eighth seeded Delaware Valley 3-0.   South Plainfield has been led by senior pitcher, ...

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Sam Pullen has had a tremendous senior season for the Girls’ Spring Track Team.  As a captain of the Lady Tigers’, Sam has walked away with a medal from every competition this season.  She has won gold at the individual level as well as on her relay teams.  Sam is best known for her jumping ...

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The South Plainfield Softball Team has made it to the semi-finals of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament.  The Lady Tigers defeated Dunellen 4-0 in the opening round.  On Saturday, South Plainfield upset third seed Monroe 1-0 in the quarterfinals to set up a rematch against John F.

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The South Plainfield High School baseball team is having another outstanding season. Currently their record is 12-6.  This past week, the Tigers won three games beating division rival Woodbridge twice, and defeating out of conference foe Arthur L. Johnson. A huge part of the success the Tigers had ...

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Junior Bobby Rivera is a key part of the South Plainfield Boys’ Track Team’s success.  The Winter and Spring Track Captain is an athlete who looks to constantly improve his team and times.   At the beginning of this spring season, Bobby has worked to  bring home accolades for his program from each ...

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The South Plainfield Softball Team is once again having a very competitive season.  The Lady tigers are currently 10-2 on the season.  During this past week, South Plainfield won twice beating GMC rivals Colonia 6-0 and North Brunswick 4-3.  Much of their success is due to the play of junior third ...

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The South Plainfield Girls’ Track Team returns a core of starters that won the Blue Division last season.   The Lady Tigers are excited to once again vie for the top of the division.  This past week saw South Plainfield compete at  Spotswood, Metuchen, and Matawan.  One newcomer, freshman, Isabella ...

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The South Plainfield Baseball Team is off to another great start to the 2019 season. The Tigers are currently 3-1 on the year.  This past week saw South Plainfield post three wins against conference opponents.  The Tigers got things rolling by defeating North Brunswick 6-0 on Monday and then again ...

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Ashwin deGroot joined the Winter Track Program as a junior not knowing what to expect.  The football athlete never touched the track except to step onto the grass.  At the end of a cold winter season, however, Ashwin proved that he can excel in track, earning the team MVP in his rookie season.  On ...

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The South Plainfield High School Wrestling team completed its season at the NJSIAA Individual State Tournament this past weekend at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.  The Tigers brought nine wrestlers down to the tournament and eight of the those nine won at least one match.  Three of the nine ...

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The South Plainfield High School Wrestling team was very successful as they competed at the Region 5 wrestling tournament this past weekend.  The Tigers crowned five champions in Anthony White, Tommy Fierro, Joseph Sacco, Luke Niemeyer, and Zach DelVecchio.  Brenden Hedden finished in second and ...

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The South Plainfield High School Wrestling team won its 35th consecutive District title this past weekend as they competed in the District 17 tournament.  The Tigers posted 277 points out pacing second place Sayreville by almost 90 points.  South Plainfield recorded 9 individual champions, 2 ...

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The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team completed their dual meet portion of the season this past weekend in Toms River.  The Tigers entered the week as the top seed in the Central Jersey Group II Sectional Tournament and dominated their way through to win their 16th Sectional Title.  In ...

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The South Plainfield Girls’ Basketball team continues to battle throughout the season.  Again this past week the Lady Tigers won two of the three games they played. On Tuesday, South Plainfield defeated New Brunswick by a score of 54-19.  Then in another White Division game Thursday evening, the ...

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The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team has had a tremendous season.  The Tigers won the Morris Knolls Tournament to open their season.  Another highlight for South Plainfield was defeating nationally ranked teams as they won the Virginia Duals National Division Championship for the second ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Basketball team is starting to find their groove as the season progresses.  The Tigers have won three of their last four games. They knocked of division rival Spotswood by a score of 67-65 in overtime to revenge an earlier season loss.  Then they went on to defeat White ...

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The South Plainfield Basketball Girls’ team has been competing hard all season.  This past week the Lady Tigers won two of the three games they played. On Tuesday, South Plainfield defeated Woodbridge by a score of 57-52.  Then in another divisional game Saturday afternoon, the Lady Tigers defeated ...

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The South Plainfield Wrestling Team has had an impressive start to their season.  The Tigers won the Morris Knolls Tournament to open the season and have compiled an 8-1 dual meet record which ranks them 7th in the state of New Jersey.  They have also defeated multiple teams ranked in New Jersey’s ...

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Over the winter break, South Plainfield’s Winter Track program continued to excel.  The Girls’ team finished second overall at the Merli Invitational.  The team is ready to battle for the Blue Division titles in the coming weeks.  One athlete leading the Tigers is Sophomore Hailey Palmer.  ...

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Only a few weeks into the winter sports’ season, all of the South Plainfield teams are in full stride.  One of the more consistently successful programs, Winter Track, is already off to an impressive season.  Looking to defend their division titles, South Plainfield has been working hard.  The team ...

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The South Plainfield Wrestling Team had a great opening to their season defeating Scotch Plains – Fanwood 67-6 on Friday night and then capturing the Morris Knolls Tournament title on Saturday.  The Tigers, ranked 13th in the state by the Star Ledger, compiled 219 points outpacing runner-up Seton ...

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With the beginning of the Competition Cheer season underway, Brianna Slover was honored as South Plainfield High School’s first All-State recipient from the NJCDCA. As stated at the awards breakfast this past Sunday, only the best of the best get chosen. With over 50 applicants, Brianna was one out ...

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The South Plainfield Girls’ Bowling Team is in a rebuilding year.  The Lady Tigers are looking to continually improve as the season progresses.  Against Mother Seton, South Plainfield was able to win the team’s first game of the season ending with a tie for the match.  Senior Hallie Bisgaard looks ...

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Last week while winter sports were getting underway, conference awards were being finalized.  Sophomore Lauren Hutchison was honored as an All Blue Division Girls’ Soccer Player and also recognized by the New Jersey Girl Soccer Coaches Association.  Her aggressive style and hard work ensured her ...

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South Plainfield High School Girls’ Tennis Team had another successful season.  The team had nine wins on the season and qualified for the NJSIAA State Tournament for the first time in years.  The team was once again led by junior captain, Jordan Lovett. During the season, Jordan excelled for ...

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The South Plainfield Football team stunned the previously unbeaten and #10 ranked team in the State of New Jersey last Friday.  The Tigers won an exciting 17-16 game over West Essex.  South Plainfield will move on to the next round of the state playoffs this week.  The victory was led by junior Sam ...

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The South Plainfield Football team continues to have an impressive season.  The Tigers were dominate in their 34-0 win over Carteret.  This win enabled South Plainfield to qualify for the state playoffs.  The team was led by senior Zach DelVecchio.  Zach continues to be one of the better running ...

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The girl’s cross-country team is having another successful fall season led by junior captain Julianne Ferraro.  The Lady Tigers are currently 6-3 on the season.  This past week the girls dominated Bound Brook 15-50. Throughout the season Julianne has taken multiple first place finishes in dual ...

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The South Plainfield Field Hockey Team had a huge week going into the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament.  The Lady Tigers rolled off four straight wins including a first round conference tournament win.  This helped raise their season record to 12-5.  Much of this success is due to the play ...

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The South Plainfield Football team had one of the programs most historic wins last Friday.  The Tigers knocked off defending State Champions North Hunterdon.  South Plainfield was able to win a close 15-14 hard fought overtime victory.  This brought the Tigers record to 3-2 on the season.  South ...

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