Sports

July 23, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The forecast calls for plenty of baseball, but also plenty of rain, for the rest of the week in Basking Ridge. The Ridge Baseball Club Complex on Valley Road will play host to the 2018 Cal Ripken Middle Atlantic Region 11-Year-Old Tournament beginning Tuesday morning and ...

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HAZLET, NJ - The Ridge 11U baseball team defeated Flemington, 9-6, in the championship game of the 2018 Cal Ripken State Tournament Wednesday night. The Red Devils defeated host team Hazlet, 10-7; Millburn, 9-5; Franklin, 16-4; and Wayne to reach the championship round against ...

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BUDD LAKE, NJ - The Ridge 12U baseball team completed the pool play portion of its schedule in the Mid-Atlantic Tournament this week, and the Red Devils have qualified for the tournament round. Although Ridge won just one of its four games in pool play, the Red Devils qualified on the basis of ...

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BUDD LAKE, NJ - The Ridge 12U baseball team, which won the Northern New Jersey state championship last week, will open play on Wednesday in the Cal Ripken Middle Atlantic Regional Tournament. The Red Devils' first game Wednesday is against Cedar Cliff of northwestern Pennsylvania at 2:30 p.m.

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Ridge 12U baseball team won the Northern New Jersey Cal Ripken State Tournament with a 5-4 victory over Cranford in the championship game Wednesday night. The Red Devils will move on to compete for the regional crown next week when that tournament begins in Mount ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Ridge 12U baseball team swept all three of its games in the pool play portion of the Cal Ripken Northern New Jersey State Tournament last weekend. The Red Devils defeated Marlboro, Millburn and Roxbury in succession in the pool play portion of the tournament to reach the ...

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP,  NJ - The Ridge 12U baseball team defended its crown last week, winning the Cal Ripken District 10 championship for the second year in a row. The Red Devils defeated Bridgewater-Raritan, 5-2, in the championship game last Friday at the North Hunterdon baseball complex. Ridge ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Balance. It is something that is the foundation of every good golf swing. And, in the case of Anina Ku, balance is also an integral part of what has made the 2018 Ridge High School graduate one of the best golfers in New Jersey, while maintaining a level of academic ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Three players from Ridge have been named to the Skylands Conference All-Delaware Division Boys Lacrosse Team for 2018. Senior attack Bryce Kirkwood, junior defense Wes Hudkins and senior goalie Mike Harris represent the Red Devils on First Team. Kirkwood led the team in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Leather Necks beat the Devil Dogs, 21-3, in the sixth annual Basilone Bowl, held Thursday at Bridgewater-Raritan High School. Five players from Ridge High School played for the winning team: RJ Milligan, Matt Giordano, Chris Breault, Kevin Park and Ryan Gogerty. Milligan ...

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COLUMBUS, NJ - The Ridge High School girls track team won its fourth consecutive 4×800 meter relay title in the NJSIAA Meet of Champions last weekend at Northern Burlington High School. Meghan Convery, Olivia Cicchetti, Morgan Lyons and Kaitlyn Van Baalen ran 9:03.19, which was the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The steady improvement that the Ridge varsity softball team has shown over the last four seasons reached a point where the Red Devils became legitimate contenders in Somerset County in 2018. Ridge's 15-8 season included a trip to the Somerset County Tournament semifinals and ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge High School varsity cheerleaders kicked off their 2018-2019 season with the first fundraiser of the year with a car wash on Sunday. Despite the rain, Basking Ridge residents were supportive as the girls washed cars to raise money for their trip to nationals in ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Christine Wang, a Ridge High School senior, was roundly applauded at last week's Board of Education meeting after giving a formal oral presentation about her prolonged recovery following a brain aneurysm in 2015. Christine, captain of the women’s tennis and golf teams in ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - After two-and-a-half days of waiting, Brandon Hylton of Ridge High School found out late Wednesday afternoon that he had been selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2018 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. A left-handed hitting first baseman, Hylton was chosen in the 33rd ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Former Governor Livingston standout and Penn State sophomore Ryan Davis of Berkeley Heights attempted to secure his spot in his first-ever attempt at golf’s second major Monday and was in contention all the way until the final and 36th hole of his day. Davis shot a 4-under-par 138 ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Transferring from one high school to another — even just a few miles away — is a major adjustment for someone entering his senior year. But Brandon Hylton, who transferred to Ridge High School from Watchung Hills before this school year, made that transition and now, he is ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge boys volleyball team will be looking to repeat as Section 2 champion when the Red Devils visit top-seeded Bayonne on Friday. Ridge (15-9), battle tested by its rigorous Skyland Conference schedule, rallied from behind to beat Harrison in the semifinals, 20-25, ...

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HARRISON, NJ - The Ridge High School boys volleyball team rallied from behind to defeat Harrison, two games to one, in the semifinal round of the  NJSIAA North 2 Tournament on Wednesday. Ridge (15-9) won, 20-25, 25-17, 25-19. In the third game, the Red Devils trailed, 12-19, before coming back ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - The Ridge girls lacrosse team's season came to a close with a 10-9 loss to Ridgewood in the Section 1, Group 4 championship game on Thursday. Senior Mena Loescher became Ridge's career record-holder for most career points with 342 points, and career goal scorer with 210 goals.

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Ridge baseball team clinched the Raritan Division title of the Skyland Conference Wednesday night with a 13-1 victory over Montgomery. The season ended where it began for Ridge (15-7), with a dominant victory at Diamond Nation. The Red Devils defeated Franklin, 25-1, on ...

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ANNANDALE, NJ - North Hunterdon scored a run in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat the Ridge softball team, 3-2, in the quarterfinal round of the Section 2, Group 4 state tournament on Wednesday. Ridge (15-8) scored two runs in the top of the first inning, but managed just three hits ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Mena Loescher and Georgia Pesot scored three goals apiece and each assisted on a goal to lead Ridge to a 14-10 girls lacrosse victory over Morristown in the semifinal round of the Section 1, Group 4 state tournament on Monday. Annabelle Pesarchick, Claire Keller and Bailey ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Ridge overcame a four-run deficit after four innings, rallying for a 7-5 softball victory over Elizabeth Monday in the first round of the Section 2, Group 4 state tournament on Monday. Mia Robb pitched five innings of three-hit relief, allowing one run and no walks, to gain ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - One of the highlights of a water-logged and rain-soaked week for the Ridge baseball program was the announcement of its top pitcher confirming he will continue his baseball career in college. Senior right-hander James Crowley signed a celebratory letter to continue playing ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Jack Turner scored five goals to lead Ridge to a 15-8 boys lacrosse victory over Montclair in the first round of the North Jersey, Group 4 state tournament on Thursday. Sean Eversen finished with four goals and three assists for the Red Devils (11-5), who erupted for eight ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Kristin Miscia went 4-for-4 and collected her 100th career hit in Ridge's 14-4 softball victory over Bridgewater-Raritan on Monday. Miscia, a senior center fielder, scored two runs and had an RBI. Allegra Decandia drove in six runs with thre hits for Ridge (14-7), which ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Brandon Hylton hit a home run and Joe Covello excelled in relief to lead Ridge to a 6-2 baseball victory over Bernards on Friday. Ridge (14-5) scored four runs in the third inning to overcome a 2-0 deficit. Winning pitcher Jack Love (3-1) allowed two runs and four hits in ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge softball team scored a run in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a tie and went on to a 5-4 victory over Phillipsburg on Thursday. Amanda Leitz and Allie Martine each had two hits and an RBI for the Red Devils (12-7), who scored a single run in five consecutive ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan boys lacrosse team eliminated Ridge from the Somerset County Tournament with a 7-5 victory in the semifinals on Wednesday. Chase Waddington scored four goals for the Panthers (10-5), who outscored Ridge, 2-1, in the final quarter. Although he didn't ...

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