BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston's weekly Varsity Highlander Highlights for the week of April 10-16 showcase freshman baseball standout Drew Compton hitting 9-for-11 (.8181); junior Alanna Namit pitching 9 innings, striking out 15; junior Lindsay Gerrato leading girls lacrosse with a combined 17 points reaching her 200th career point milestone; and senior Kenedi Facey placed first in Long Jump with a leap of 17-10.50 at the Morris Hills Relays.
Among the highlights:
Girls Varsity Lacrosse
Girls Varsity Lacrosse (4-1) dominated in both games this week with a 20-5 victory over Passaic Valley and 15-6 over Lenape Valley. Lindsay Gerrato
scored 12 goals, while
senior Steph Dowling
Boys Varsity Lacrosse
Boys lacrosse look to break out of a three loss rut, losing to Newark Academy, Verona and Old Bridge. Junior captain Doug Anderson had a strong game against tough opponent Old Bridge scoring 2 goals with 8 ground balls.
Freshman Drew Compton has batted 9-for-11 in the past four games. The Highlanders improved to 6-2-1, winning five out of six games.
The Highlanders kicked of the week winning the Highlander Classic behind senior Brian Cranston pitching for the Championship defeating Madison, 3-2.
Cole Schneider pitched 6.1 innings going 2 for 2 at the plate. Compton went 2 for 2 and Jace Tweeton went 2 for 3 in the 3-2 victory over Cranford.
Nick Cocchia pitched six innings in the 5-0 shutout against Union Catholic. Cranston went 2-for-3; Josh Katz went 2-for-4.
Centerfielder Katz makes defensive highlight catch of the week in the 6-0 loss to Westfield.
Vin Doren pitched six innings in the 7-0 shut out against Dayton. Compton went 3-for-3, while Cranston hit 2-for-4 with 3 RBI; Cocchia went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI.
Varsity Softball opened the week hosting the Softball Showdown tournament falling to Chatham (2-0) and defeating Madison 1-0 in the consolation game.
Alanna Namit pitched 9 innings in Monday's 1-0 Cranford victory striking out 15 batters while going 3-for-4 at the plate. Sophomore Jaime Belfer recorded the sole RBI.
The Lady Highlanders bounced back after losing to Johnson 6-3 with a 12-2 rout over Union behind Belfer pitching a complete game and going 3-for-4 with 2 RBI. Jen Murowski went 3-for-four; Caleigh Lawrence, Alyssa Lombardi, Namit each went 2-for-4 and Nicole Trezza hit 2-for-3 with 3 RBI.
Varsity Track and Field
Kenedi Facey placed first in Long Jump with a leap of 17-10.50 and placed fifth in Triple Jump with aleap of 36-06 at the Morris Hills Relays.
Other top finishers include:
- Michelle Almeida placed second in Discus with a throw of 118-09 and placed third in Shot Put with a throw of 37-02.25.
- Nick Deluca placed fifth in Pole Vault with a mark of 12-00.
- Brian Rubenstein placed in Pole Vault with a mark of 12-00.
Boys Tennis (2-1) and Golf (1-2) lost their matches for the week.
Coming up this week:
for latest updates to the Gov. Livingston Athletic Calendar.
Monday: Varsity Boys Tennis plays at home against Summit at 4 p.m.
Tuesday: Varsity Boys Tennis plays at home against Johnson at 4 p.m.
Tuesday: Varsity Boys Baseball plays at home against Scotch Plains-Fanwood at 4 p.m.
Tuesday: Varsity Track and Field at home against Rahway at 4 p.m.
Wednesday: Varsity Boys Tennis plays at home against Mountain Lakes at 4 p.m.
Wednesday: Varsity Boys Lacrosse plays at home against Nutley at 4 p.m.
Wednesday: Varsity Girls Lacrosse plays at home against Boonton at 4 p.m.
Thursday: Varsity Boys Tennis plays at home against Bridgewater-Raritan at 4 p.m.
Friday: Varsity Boys Baseball plays at home against New Providence at 4 p.m.
Friday: Varsity Softball plays at home against Union at 4 p.m.
Saturday: AUTISM AWARENESS GL VS JPSTEVENS @North Brunswick Community Park at 4 p.m.
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