BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Ridge Varsity baseball team decisively beat Franklin Township 11-1 on Friday, April 17, upping the team's season record to 5-1-1.

Franklin was scoreless for the first 4 innings. Ridge's opponent, Franklin, scored that team's only run in the fifth inning. Ridge Varsity Team catcher Ryan Pavlik (pictured) was among those players who contributed to the win.

"It was a great team win," said Ridge Head Baseball Coach Tom Blackwell. "The starters played great, and the subs played better."

Ridge to play Governor Livingston's team on Saturday afternoon

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Ridge next will play Governor Livingston High School away at 2 p.m. this Saturday. That high school is at 175 Watchung Blvd. in Berkeley Heights.

The Red Devils' next home game is on Monday, April 20, at 3:45 p.m. against nearby Watchung Hills Regional High School's team.