BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston's weekly Varsity Highlander Highlights for the week of May 1 - 7:
Track and Field:
Boys and Girls track and field teams both placed 5th in team rankings at the Union County Tournament in 16 events scored.
The following events took first place at the County Tournament: Kenedi Facey in Long Jump with a jump of 17-04; Michelle Almeida in Discus Throw with a mark of 116-07 and Shot Put with a throw of 38-01; Andrew Aguilera in 400 Meter Hurdles in 56.35; Leah Saifi in Pole Vault with a mark of 11-00; Nick Deluca and Brian Rubenstein shared 1st place in Pole Vault clearing 12-06; Kilian Quinn placed second in High Jump clearing a mark of 6-00; Lauren Saifi placed second in Pole Vault clearing 9-06.
Girls Lacrosse 8-5
Lindsay Gerrato posted career goal 200 in a solid win against Morris Hills. Since her freshman season Gerrato has been a consistent scorer (248 career points) as she found the net 11 times this past week with her last goal bringing her to 200 for her career. For the week the team picked up two wins with Riley Jankowski and Stephanie Dowling both scoring 7 goals in the three games played. The lady Highlanders have a big game Friday against Millburn which will decide the conference title.
GL baseball. 13-6.
The Highlanders biggest game of the week against Westfield in the UCT semi-finals was rained out Saturday and will now be played on May 14th at Kean .The team opened the week with an extra inning 4-2 win over Elizabeth with Vin Doren pitching 6 innings before giving way to Brian Cranston who closed out the last two. Tyler McCulloch came through with long double driving in a big run. A regular season match up with Westfield saw the Highlanders get blanked 13-0 dropping their season record to 13-6. This week, the Highlanders face Cranford away on Tuesday followed with a home games against Linden and Johnson on Thursday and Friday.
GL Softball. 11-5
The Lady Highlanders are heading to the UCT finals for the seventh year in a row after eliminating Cranford 10-2. They dropped a regular season game to Cranford 8-7 after falling behind early in the game before their rally fell one run short. Jamie Belfer batting .444 for the week . Three games this week before UCT final at Kean May 14th tbd.
Boys Lacrosse 2-12
Highlanders played three good games but could not come away with a win. Doug Anderson back in lineup after missing 3 games with injury scored two goals in his first game back
The GL Golf team finished third in the Union County Tournament, Ryan Davis who had won the previous three UCT Championships was a 4th place finisher with a 74..Ed Sot (78) and Carmine Cioffi (87) helped GL finish third in the competition.Great week of golf ahead as the team faces County Champ Oratory and second place Westfield before the start of the NJISAA State Tournament.
Coming up this week:
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Monday: Varsity Tennis plays at home against Westfield at Columbia Park Tennis Courts at 4 p.m.
Wednesday: Varsity Softball plays at home against Elizabeth at 4 p.m.
Thursday: Varsity Baseball plays at home against Linden at 4 p.m.
Thursday: Varsity Boys Lacrosse plays at home against Scotch Plains at 4 p.m.
Friday: Track and Field: Varsity UCC Championship at 4 p.m.
Friday: Varsity Baseball plays at home against Johnson at 4 p.m.
Saturday: Track and Field: Varsity UCC Championship at 9 a.m.
Saturday: Varsity Softball Union County Championship against Johnson at Kean
Saturday: Varsity Baseball Union County Semifinal against Westfield at Kean at 2:30 p.m.
Sunday: JV Baseball Union County Championship against Westfield at Kean at 11 a.m.
Sunday TBD Varsity Baseball Union County Championship at Kean at 2 p.m.
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