Delicious Heights Highlander Highlights and Calendar


BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston's weekly Varsity Highlander Highlights for the week of April 10-16 showcased a sweep of victories for the baseball, softball and girls lacrosse teams.

Among the highlights:

Girls Varsity Lacrosse (3-1)
Girls Varsity Lacrosse defeated Cranford 16-10 behind seven goals by Lindsay Gerrato and four goals by Riley Jankowski. Elizabeth Morabito recorded 13 saves.

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Varsity Baseball (6-0)

The Highlanders kicked off the week winning the Highlander Classic defeating Madison, 12-2, behind the pitching of Liam Hulburt with outstanding support at the plate. DJ Gonnelli’s three hits and three runs scored paced the Highlanders. Tyler McCulloch finished with two hits and scored two runs of his own while Nick Cocchia had a solid all-around performance at the plate in recording two hits to go along with an RBI and two runs scored. Danny Serretti and Sam Pile each recorded three RBIs while Vin Doren and Will Jennings chipped in with two RBIs apiece.

After defeating Cranford, 16-3, their ranking, according to NJ Advance Media, jumped to No. 3 in the state. Will Jennings led the offense driving in five runs on two hits, which included his second home run of the season. Senior right hander Cole Schneider (1-0), who was making his first start of the season, pitched all five innings while giving up only two hits and striking out a career high 9 batters. 

Next, GL used a four run fifth inning to rally past the Summit Hilltoppers for a  6-3 victory. Senior Sean Savage (1-0) picked up his first win of the season going six innings while giving up only one earned run on seven hits. DJ Gonnelli provided the inning's big hit with a two outs bases loaded single which drove in a pair of runs. Stephen Reid hit his second home run of the season, a solo shot in the 2nd, and drove in a game high 3 runs. 

The Highlanders capped off the week with an 11-8 victory, surviving a late in the game Old Tappan rally scoring 8 runs in the fifth and sixth innings. Vin Doren earned his second season win on the mound. Will Jennings and Dan Baroff each drove in three runs. Dan Serretti, Stephen Reid and Tyler McCulloch also tallied an RBI. 

Varsity Softball (5-2)

Alanna Namit pitched a complete game striking out 9 in the 4-3 victory over Westfield. Alyssa Hammer sparked GL with a two RBI home run. Alyssa Lombardi and Madison Phillips each went 2-for-3 with an RBI apiece. 

Madison Phillips pitched five innings with no walks and four strikeouts in the 12-1 rout over Scotch Plains-Fanwood. Jaime Belfer had four singles with an RBI and three runs scored and Katie Debbie added two hits with a triple, two RBI, and one run scored. Christine Pacheco had two triples with two runs scored, Madison Phillips added two hits, an RBI, and a run scored and Alanna Namit two singles with an RBI and two runs scored for GL.

Boys Lacrosse (2-1)

Boys Lacrosse: Late Game Surge Leads Gov. Livingston to Double OT Victory over Lenape Valley, 9-8

Varsity Track and Field

Gov. Livingston Track and Field Make Their Mark at Dodgertown-Madison Relays

Varsity Boys Tennis (2-1)

Varsity Boys tennis opened 2-1 behind wins against Morristown (4-1) and Elizabeth (5-0) and a loss to Columbia (5-0)

Varsity Golf (0-2)

Boys opened the season 0-2 with a loss to Oratory (178-163) and a loss against Scotch Plains-Fanwood (170-159). 

Coming up this week: 

Click here for latest updates to the Gov. Livingston Athletic Calendar. 

Home schedule:

Monday: Varsity Girls Softball plays at home against Arthur L. Johnson at 11 a.m.; Varsity Baseball plays at home against Union at 4 p.m.

Tuesday: Track and Field at home against Rahway at 4 p.m.

Wednesday: Varsity Boys Baseball plays at home against Barringer at 4 p.m.; Varsity Girls Lacrosse plays at home against Verona at 4 p.m.

Thursday: Varsity Boys Lacrosse plays at home against Boonton at 4 p.m.; Varsity Boys Tennis plays at Columbia Park against Scotch Plains-Fanwood at 4 p.m.

Friday: Varsity Boys Tennis plays at Columbia Park against Jonathan Dayton at 4 p.m.

Saturday: Varsity Boys Lacrosse plays at home against  High Point at 11 a.m. in a game honoring Wounded Warriors; Varsity Softball hosts the Girls Varsity Tournament against Summit, Columbia and Madison - game times 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Delicious Heights Highlander Highlights is sponsored by Delicious Heights, a family restaurant with 3 locations; Berkeley Heights, Bedminster and Basking Ridge, where it is part of the Basking Ridge Country Club operating a public restaurant with outdoor dining, and acting as the banquet caterer, boasting a facility with panoramic views of the sprawling golf course.   Visit our website, for weekly specials including Wine & Whiskey Wednesdays, 1/2 Price Apps on Tuesday and daily featured dinner and lunch specials.  Delicious Heights….where our only limitations are yours! 

Delicious Heights is located at 428 Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights. 908.464.3287

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