basking-ridge

Sports

April 7, 2022

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- A two-sport athlete, senior Julie Narleski is finally getting to enjoy a lacrosse season at Ridge High School unencumbered by injury or pandemic lockdowns. Narleski, who has also starred for the Ridge field hockey team, missed part of her freshman lacrosse season with a torn ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- A day after playing a game that attracted statewide attention, the Ridge baseball team bounced back from a close loss to defeat Montgomery, 5-2, on Tuesday. The Red Devils have played all three of their games at home this season, following an opening day, 12-1 victory over ...

Read more »

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have announced the 2022 roster for their Double-A affiliate, the Somerset Patriots. New York’s top prospect, INF Anthony Volpe, will start the season in Somerset which competes with seven other teams in the Northeast League. The Patriots first home game of ...

Read more »

SUMMIT, NJ - Ridge Boys and Girls Track and Field Teams participated in the 2022 Summit Relays on Saturday, April 2nd.   Ridge Girls top finishers: Maura Medenilla placed first in 1:05.24 in 400 Meter Hurdles. Sara Sahadi placed second in shot put throwing 37-0.5. 800 Meter Sprint ...

Read more »

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Ridge girls lacrosse team defeated Rancocas Valley, No. 17 in the NJ.com Top 20 ranking, 9-6 in an exciting match-up on Saturday to bring their record to 2-0. Just minutes into the game, Rancocas Valley scored first and held onto a slim lead in a tight back-and-forth ...

Read more »

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, have unveiled their "Copa de la Diversión" identity to be Zorros de Somerset. The team will debut in Minor League Baseball’s "Copa de la Diversión" program during the 2022 season. Zorros de Somerset, Spanish for ...

Read more »

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Ridge girls lacrosse team opened its season with a big win, defeating Phillipsburg 17-4 on Thursday.  Ridge took the lead early by winning most of the draws and controlling the play in its offensive end to finish the first half leading 11-1. The tempo of the game ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- The Ridge baseball team returns a talented core from a successful 2021 season and expects to be in the hunt for conference, county and state titles throughout this spring. The catch is, there are quite a few teams in the Skyland Conference--where the Red Devils reside--who ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- The struggles that a young Ridge girls lacrosse team endured in the second half of last season are something that head coach Kennon Broadhurst hopes can be attributed to a learning experience. Ridge comes back with a lot of last year's players intact, and the Red Devils will ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Finishing a game above .500 might be good enough for a lot of fledgling boys lacrosse programs around the state, but standards are high in the sport at Ridge High School, and head coach Ken Marsh believes the Red Devils can and will do better than that this season. Ridge, ...

Read more »

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have announced the 2022 coaching staff for the Double-A Somerset Patriots, led by manager Dan Fiorito. Fiorito enters his sixth season with the Yankees organization and his first as manager of the Patriots. He served as the manager of High-A Hudson Valley ...

Read more »

  BERNARDSVILLE, NJ, - Runners, sprinters, and walkers of all ages headed out along the "Shamrock Shuffle" course through Bernardsville's backstreets on Saturday morning. There were even a few baby carriages among the participants in three separate race or walking events which started and ended ...

Read more »

WATCHUNG, NJ — Watchung’s Julia Cunningham and the No. 11 Princeton Tigers women's basketball team upset No. 6 Kentucky in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Saturday, 69-62. The Tigers (25-4) have won 18 straight games and never trailed after the first quarter. Cunningham scored seven points ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Last Friday, a tandem of four Ridge High School runners set a national record for the fastest Distance Medley Relay time in indoor track history with a time of 9:53.40 at the New Balance National Championships at the Armory in New York. Ridge's four record-breaking runners ...

Read more »

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Former Bridgewater-Raritan High School lacrosse player Ally Mastroianni is making her mark in the sports world as she has now been named a member of the USA Lacrosse Team in the 2022 World Lacrosse Women’s World Championship at Towson University, beginning at the end of ...

Read more »

BEIJING – Declan Farmer (Tampa, Fla.) tallied two goals and an assist, including the game-winning goal, and Jen Lee (San Francisco, Calif.) posted a 16 save shutout as the 2022 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team defeated Canada 5-0 here today in the goal medal game of the 2022 Paralympic Winter ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Erik Helgeson book-ended his four-year varsity ice hockey career at Ridge High School with a pair of state championships. Ridge defeated Livingston, 6-1, in the NJSIAA Public A state championship game at the Prudential Center on Monday. Three years earlier, Helgeson was a ...

Read more »

NEWARK, NJ — It’s fairly straightforward to reiterate that the Ridge performance on Monday in its state final showdown with Livingston was overwhelming. Denis Kuzmenkov, who led the Red Devils in scoring this winter, scored twice and junior Reese Judson also accounted for a pair of goals to send ...

Read more »

DEPTFORD, NJ - Ridge sophomore Emily Thompson capped off a tremendous season at this weekend's NJSIAA Meet of Champions taking home first place in the 200 individual medley, setting a new meet, state, and team record of 1:58.65, as well as placing first in the 100 fly, setting a new team record of ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Erik Helgeson has provided some key moments during his hockey career while patrolling the blue line for Ridge. Now, can he and his teammates deliver one more moment on the big stage? Helgeson, a 6-0, 180-pound senior defenseman, will lead the third-seeded Red Devils onto ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- An injury to one of its top players placed a premium on other members of the Ridge girls basketball team to pick up the slack, and Emma Landes did just that over the last several weeks of the season. The sophomore forward turned in several standout performances, both as a ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ -- The Ridge boys basketball team lost a state tournament game but, in the process, earned an immeasurable amount of respect from opposing players and fans who took the time to congratulate the Red Devils on their effort at the end of a thrilling overtime game. Sixth-seeded Ridge ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- The last time the Ridge and Bridgewater-Raritan boys basketball teams met nine days earlier, Ridge turned the game into a runaway. It was a much different story when the teams met in the opening round of the NJSIAA Section 2, Group 4 state tournament Monday night.

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- The Ridge girls basketball team survived a second-half score to hold off Elizabeth and advance with a 41-34 victory in the first round of the NJSIAA Section 2, Group 4 state tournament on Monday. The Red Devils (14-13) will be on the road against Bayonne in the second round ...

Read more »

LINCROFT, NJ - Ridge High School's Competition Cheerleading Ridge BLACK team captured the 2022 NJ Sstate championship on Saturday at Brookdale Community College. This marks the 4th consecutive year that Ridge BLACK came home with the gold.  Ridge Black competed in the Medium Varsity Division due ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Although she is a senior, Sara Sahadi is a relative newcomer to the field events in the Ridge High School track and field program. But, ever since she began throwing the shot put and the javelin, she has forced her coach to urge her to ... do less. "Her work ethic is ...

Read more »

The Ridge Boys Fencing Team captured the victory against a very talented West Windsor Plainsboro South team to win the NJSIAA State semifinals on Tuesday and advance to the finals on Wednesday against Newark Academy.  The team got off to a slower than usual start, but epee squad rallied and ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The historic Tour of Somerville bike race will return to the downtown retail/restaurant district on Memorial Day (Monday, May 30) after a two-year hiatus forced by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and Tropical Storm Ida in 2021. Arts on Division, the host and organizer of the ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- In a chilly gym, both the Ridge and Bridgewater-Raritan boys basketball teams opened the game with ice-cold shooting in the first quarter. But the way Ridge usually plays defense, chances are, while the Red Devils might eventually heat up offensively, they're likely to keep ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- When the Ridge wrestling team made it all the way to the school's first sectional championship appearance in the sport in 30 years earlier this month, Jake Fern was at the forefront. Fern has been a stalwart at 190 pounds for the Red Devils this season. "Jake is senior ...

Read more »