Sports

Ridge Girls and Boys Track Teams Dominate in Same Event at Meet of Champions

dec8e98a8af8bf9e5983_athletics-track-generic_3332308.jpg
dec8e98a8af8bf9e5983_athletics-track-generic_3332308.jpg

COLUMBUS, NJ - The Ridge High School girls' and boys' track teams both took first place in the same corresponding event, the 4x800 meter relay, at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday at Northern Burlington High School.

In the case of the Ridge girls, the team won the 4x800 meter relay for the third consecutive year. The Ridge girls team of Catherine Giuseffi, Brooke Fazio, Meghan Convery, Kaitlyn Van Baalen, Shayna Bains, Olivia Cicchetti, Emily Hirsch and Shaila Saifee ran a time of 9:11.81 to win the race.

The Ridge boys team of Brett Asay, Patrick Bayeux, Will Phinney, Ryan Orr, Amil Khattar, Matt Mychalowych, Tommy Martinson and Alex Sargen won the 4x800 meter relay with a time of 7:50.20.

Sign Up for E-News

Other highlight performances by Ridge girls at the M of C included Fazio finishing fourth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:11.23 and Jessica Creedon also taking fourth place in the 400-meter hurdles with a 1:01.40 showing. Creedon was competing in an event won by legendary U.S. Olympian Sydney McLaughlin of Union Catholic, who had a time of 56.97 in the 400 hurdles. Creedon also placed seventh in New Jersey in the high jump at 5:06.00.

Tim Youtkus competed for Ridge in the boys triple jump. His 43-04.00 performance placed him 18th in the event.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Basking Ridge

Piscataway Man Identified in Pedestrian Fatality on I-287 in Bridgewater Wednesday

June 7, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Piscataway man was identified as the tow truck operator killed when he was struck by another vehicle on I-287 in Bridgewater Wednesday afternoon, according to NJ State Police Sgt. Lawrence Peele.

Nicholas Coble, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene after he was struck by a vehicle while clearing another car from the roadway at 1:44 p.m.

According to Peele, Coble was in ...

Sleep out at Covenant House

June 18, 2018

I can enjoy the same movies over and over like it were the first time to see them.  My kids roll their eyes at this.  Well, many unimaginable things happen as you become a certain age, and you tend to learn to accept those things graciously as gift.   But I remember the movie “The Blind Side.”  Until I saw that movie, I didn’t know homeless children ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, June 20, 9:00 AM

The Wayrick Gallery, Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: NJ Audubon Photography Instructors’ ...

Arts & Entertainment Green

Wed, June 20, 7:30 PM

Chatham United Methodist Church, Chatham

The Masterwork Chorus Launches 19th Summer Sing ...

Arts & Entertainment

Thu, June 21, 9:00 AM

The Wayrick Gallery, Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: NJ Audubon Photography Instructors’ ...

Arts & Entertainment Green

Horse Care Workshops at Lord Stirling Stable Start June 23

June 17, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable is offering Horse Care Workshop 101 for adults and youth seeking to gain experience and confidence around horses through a combination of non-riding activities and hands-on practice.

Horse Care Workshop 101 will be held at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ beginning Saturday June ...