Sports

May 8, 2021

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Ridge built a 10-goal halftime lead and went on to a 15-6 boys lacrosse victory over Rutgers Prep on Saturday. Jack Turner finished with four goals and three assists for Ridge (5-1), which led, 6-1, after a quarter and 12-2 at the half. Junior Will Ehret scored three goals ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Ridge girls' lacrosse team had a lot to celebrate the evening of May 6: Senior Night and a 16-3 victory over Watchung Hills. The Ridge program recognized 10 players in the Class of 2021 and their parents on Lee Field before the game began, a contest the team hoped would ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Ridge baseball team scored a combined 13 runs in the third and fourth innings to make short work of Phillipsburg, 16-1, in a five-inning game on Thursday. Mike Olivo had two hits and two RBI and Andrew Shawah had two hits, two runs scored and one RBI for the Red Devils ...

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WARREN, NJ — Senior attack Jack Turner scored six goals for the second straight games and also assisted on one to lead the Ridge boys lacrosse team to a 13-5 victory over Watchung Hills on Wednesday. In a game that started out under brilliant sunshine and concluded in a driving downpour, the Red ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — It has taken Jack Turner just four games into the belated boys' lacrosse season to accumulate 15 goals for Ridge. When he was just a sophomore, the attackman racked up 23 goals and four assists for an elite-level Ridge boys lacrosse team in 2019. Turner was surrounded by ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Ridge baseball team had five days off after a loss to then-undefeated Watchung Hills last Thursday. But the Red Devils were thrown right back into the fire on Tuesday with a home game against another unbeaten Skyland Conference foe, Bridgewater-Raritan. And this opponent ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Senior attackman Jack Turner racked up six goals and had an assist to lead Ridge to a 9-6 boys lacrosse victory over Ocean City on Monday. Ridge (3-1) outscored Ocean City, 3-1, in the third quarter to open a 7-4 lead going into the final period. Erik Helgeson won 15 of ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Ridge boys lacrosse team strung together 11 unanswered goals in the first half and went on to a 17-2 victory over Immaculata Saturday afternoon. Jack Turner led the way for the Red Devils (2-1) with four goals, and Quinn Bunsa, Liam Reiss and Connor Reilly all scored two ...

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WARREN, NJ — The Skyland Conference baseball scene is a buzzsaw in 2021, with competitive matchups and high-level opponents almost every day. So far, Ridge has been on the wrong end of the buzzsaw despite being in a position to win virtually every game the Red Devils have played. On Thursday, ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Ridge boys lacrosse team opened its season with a 9-7 victory over North Hunterdon on Tuesday. Jack Turner connected for three goals for the Red Devils, who led, 7-6, going into the fourth quarter. AJ Lembo, Kevin Lopez and Lucas Hudkins each scored two goals in the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The faceoff for the Ridge boys lacrosse season will finally take place Tuesday afternoon at home against North Hunterdon. After the 2020 season was completely canceled at the height of the pandemic, Ridge's start to this season was delayed a week because of COVID protocol ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Ridge High School's Black Varsity Competition Cheerleading Team has won a national championship. This is the first team to ever bring home a national title for Ridge. This is also the first time its division, Small Varsity Division 1, has been won by a team in New Jersey in ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — The Ridge baseball team secured its first victory of the season, 8-4, over Mendham Saturday in the Autism Awareness Challenge showcase. The Red Devils (1-2) scored one run in the top of the first inning and four in the second to take a 5-0 lead. Matt Aber had a pair of big ...

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MONTGOMERY, NJ — Montgomery scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and hung on for an 8-7 baseball victory over Ridge on Thursday. The Red Devils (0-2) rallied with five runs in the top of the fifth inning to go ahead, 7-6. Neither team scored in the sixth or seventh innings. Ben ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ — Two Skyland Conference baseball programs expecting to compete at an extremely high level this spring did just that on opening day Tuesday. Hunterdon Central broke a scoreless tie with a run in the sixth inning to prevail in a classic pitcher's duel, 1-0, over Ridge. Kyle ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Ridge baseball team has high hopes and plenty of potential heading into the 2021 season, and the Red Devils will be getting thrown right into the fire on opening day. Ridge will open its season Tuesday afternoon at Hunterdon Central in a battle of Red Devils programs each ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Ridge High School's two competitive cheerleading teams both state championships in their respective categories at the NJCDCA 2021 virtual meet. The RHS Black team has won the state championship for the past three years in the Small Varsity category (2019, 2020 and 2021), and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A pin in the final bout of the night by Jack Prentiss at 285 pounds gave the Ridge wrestling team a 33-30 victory over Bridgewater-Raritan on Tuesday. Prentiss pinned his opponent in 1:05 to rally the Red Devils (11-2) from a 30-27 deficit. Ridge wrestlers Wilson Kochek and ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Junior Jason Ulmer has made big strides for the Ridge High School wrestling team by participating in the right category this season. "Jason is wrestling at his natural weight, which has let him focus on getting better every day in the room," Ridge wrestling coach Steve ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A $140,000 contract for the repair and resurfacing of township tennis courts, including a conversion to a pickleball court, is set to be awarded at Tuesday night's Bernards Township Committee meeting. Nickolaus Construction Co. of Vincentown, NJ, has offered the lowest of ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Ridge and Bernards wrestling programs took part in the first outdoor match in the history of either school Saturday afternoon at Lee Field, with the Red Devils coming away with a 43-27 victory. Pins by T.J. Reynolds, Brandon Engle, Ryan Turner and Andrew Taddeo ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Ridge wrestling team scored a 72-6 victory over Rutgers Prep on Thursday in a match that included four pins by the Red Devils.      Wilson Kochek pinned his opponent in 2:46 at 106 pounds. Charlie Corbett needed just 32 seconds to subdue his opponent at 120 pounds. Tyler ...

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CAIRO, Egypt — Zoe Kim, a native of Basking Ridge, N.J., won a bronze medal in the Cadet World Championship fencing competition last week. Kim won the bronze in the women's sabre category for Team USA. In the quarterfinals, Kim faced an early deficit, trailing Teodora Neagu (ROU), 5-1. Fighting ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The wrestling programs at Bernards and Ridge high schools are heading outdoors. Ridge will host Bernards in an outdoor wrestling match at Lee Field on Saturday, April 10 at 2:30 p.m. "A great experience for high school wrestling. Bernards vs Ridge, in tribute to the (Long ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ As of 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 5, online and in-person registration will begin for Bernards Township's popular summer recreation program for grades K-5. There will be three program locations this year, at Southard Park, Pleasant Valley Park and Dunham Park. The program is ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Ridge wrestling team recorded six pins en route to a 52-27 victory over Sayreville on Saturday. Tim Kolshorn needed just 30 seconds to pin his opponent at 113 pounds for Ridge (6-2). TJ Reynolds (132 lbs.), Jason Ulmer (145 lbs.), Brandon Engle (152 lbs.), Tyler Hoke (160 ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Ridge girls volleyball team held off a second-game challenge from Watchung Hills and went on to a 25-10, 25-22 victory on Thursday. Chelsea Tancredi finished with five kills, one dig and two aces; and Anna Peacock scored a team-high nine digs and two aces for the Red ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The tentative opening day for the township-owned Coakley-Russo Memorial Golf Course has been moved to Thursday, April 8, in order to wrap up negotiations with the NJ Veterans  Administration campus in Lyons, on which the course is located. The township's annual budget for the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Ridge wrestling team recorded six pins en route to a 60-12 victory over Franklin Tuesday night. Tim Kolshorn (113 lbs.), Jason Ulmer (145 lbs.), Brandon Engle (1:52), Jake Fern (170 lbs.), Ryan Turner (220 lbs.) and Andrew Taddeo (285 lbs.) all pinned their opponents.

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Ridge girls volleyball team came away with its sixth victory of the season, 25-15, 25-16 over Hillsborough on Monday. Lauren Metzner led Ridge (6-2) with six kills and also had two blocks and two digs, and Kristen Hodges had a team-high eight digs to go with seven aces, ...

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