Sports

BRHS Senior Basketball Player Honored During National Girls and Women in Sports Day Sunday

b725dc0af193d89c4a0d_Olivia_Ortelli.JPG
b725dc0af193d89c4a0d_Olivia_Ortelli.JPG

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School senior basketball player Olivia Ortelli was recognized at National Girls and Women in Sports Day Sunday at the Seton Hall women’s basketball game.

The event is an annual NJSIAA-sponsored awards luncheon that celebrates scholastic and collegiate athletic achievements from across the state.

Ortelli was nominated for the honor by her coach, Dorcas Edwards, and was then selected by athletic director John Maggio and BRHS principal Mark Morrell to represent Bridgewater-Raritan.

Sign Up for E-News

“We are honored to have Olivia represent BRHS at the NJSIAA National Girls and Women in Sports Day,” Maggio said. “She is an outstanding student athlete who possesses a strong work ethic and excellent leadership skills. Her hard work in the classroom and on the court are evident.”

Ortelli is captain of the girls basketball team.

“Her consistent strong play has contributed greatly to the team’s early season success,” Maggio said. “Olivia is well-liked and respected by her teammates, coaches and the entire B-R community. She is an excellent representative for our school and community.”

Check out the February issue of The BReeze, out now, where Ortelli was named the BRHS Female Athlete of the Month!

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Bridgewater/Raritan

Upcoming Events

Fri, February 23

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Green

Fri, February 23, 9:00 AM

The Center for Contemporary Art , Bedminster

Dan Bischoff: Critic As Artist

Arts & Entertainment

Fri, February 23, 9:00 AM

The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster

Keepers of the Chroma: An Exhibition Regarding ...

Arts & Entertainment

Raritan Police: Warren Man Arrested for DWI and More in Police Blotter

February 17, 2018

RARITAN, NJ - A Warren man was arrested Feb. 1 for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle violation, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police.

Wayne Krause, 68, was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and speeding after being pulled over on Route 22 West.

Krause was processed and released pending a court appearance.

Police made other arrests for ...

Grape Expectations Hosts Wine Tastings

February 23, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Grape Expectations, recognized as the oldest “Make Your Own Wine” establishment in Somerset County, will host wine tastings the next two weekends for those curious about wines made from grapes harvested in South Africa and Chile in South America.

Tastings are scheduled Feb 24, from noon to 4 p.m.; March 2 from 5 p.n. to 9 p.m. and March 3 from noon to 4 ...

Sen. Bateman Launches "Socks for Soldiers" Drive

February 23, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - State Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman and his colleague Kristin M. Corrado. (R-Passaic, Bergen, Essex, Morris),  have launched a “Socks for Soldiers” drive to collect one of the most requested items by United States troops serving around the world.

“Our heroes at home and abroad need our help to stay warm and comfortable,” said Bateman, ...

'What Stays' exposes family secrets and lies

‘What Stays’ exposes family secrets, resentment and lies

By Liz Keill

SUMMIT, NJ – In an original play by Laura Ekstrand and Jason Szamreta, the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre has provided an enlightening, funny and heart-felt view of family foibles.

Ekstrand has said that the germ of the play came from conversations with the ensemble members of the troupe, based on ...