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Bridgewater-Raritan Girls Lacrosse Team Aims to Get Back to Championship Games in 2019

March 22, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Bridgewater-Raritan girls lacrosse team has 17 returning players in 2019, and they give head coach Kathie DeBonis plenty of cause to believe the Panthers will have a good chance to defend their Somerset County Tournament championship.

But, this year, DeBonis hopes this crew can also capture the title that eluded them last spring – the Section 2, Group 4 ...

Bridgewater Native Hoping to Head to NHL

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater native Alec Marsh is winding down his college hockey career at Penn State University.

The senior forward has only a few months left until graduation, and less time until he hangs up his Nittany Lions sweater for the final time.

The 23-year-old 5-foot-10, 201-pound left wing got his start skating in his hometown.

Born and raised in Bridgewater, Marsh started ...

Bridgewater-Raritan's Sacco Places Fifth at Wrestling State Tournament

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - A terrific senior season ended with a spot on the podium for Bridgewater-Raritan’s 145-pound wrestler Matt Sacco at the NJSIAA Wrestling State Championship Tournament.

Sacco earned a fifth place finish in the tournament, earning a victory by forfeit in the fifth place match to be earning a state medal for the first time in his career.

“It was a great year for ...

Faculty Beats Students in 19th Annual Big Nick Classic at BRMS

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School held the 19th annual Big Nick Classic basketball game Thursday, with the faculty defeating the students in a close match, 45-42.

Each year, 25 eighth graders are chosen to play against faculty, and a faculty cheerleading squad has a chance to cheer, as do the eighth grade cheerleaders.

The event is done in memory of Nick Klecz, a teacher ...

Girls Basketball: Hunterdon Central Ousts Bridgewater-Raritan From State Tournament

FLEMINGTON, NJ -- In the third meeting of the year between the teams, Hunterdon Central defeated the Bridgewater-Raritan girls basketball team, 34-33 in overtime, in the opening round of the Section 2, Group 4 state tournament Monday night.

Hunterdon Central (15-11) erased a four-point deficit in the fourth quarter to force the extra session, and then in overtime, the two teams combined for ...

Bridgewater-Raritan Girls Swim Team Wins Fourth Straight State Championship

EWING, NJ -- The Bridgewater-Raritan girls swim team completed an undefeated season with a 106-64 victory over Cherry Hill East in the championship round of the NJSIAA Group A Tournament Sunday at The College of New Jersey.

This is the team's fourth straight victory in the NJSIAA Group A Tournament.

The Panthers won the 200-meter relay, with the foursome of Jackie Ruhnke, Meredith ...

Matt Sacco Wins Title, Highlights Bridgewater-Raritan Wrestling in Region 4

UNION, NJ – Bridgewater-Raritan High School senior Matt Sacco remained undefeated this season by winning the 145-pound Region 4 wrestling championship this weekend at Union High School.

Sacco's road to the title started with a victory by pin over Aidan Cunningham of Seton Hall Prep in 3:23. He decisioned Conor Halpin of Cranford, 3-0, in the semifinals, then took a 4-3 decision over ...

BRHS Wrestlers Heading to Semifinals Saturday

UNION, NJ - Following the regional wrestling quarterfinals at Union High School Friday, a number of Bridgewater-Raritan High School wrestlers were back Saturday for the semi-finals.

Set to compete Saturday were Nick Sacco, Matt Scco, Mike Winchock and Brett McMath.

— Photos by Dawn Wilde

Girls Swimming: Bridgewater-Raritan Advances Past Hillsborough in States

WAYNE, NJ -- The undefeated Bridgewater-Raritan girls swim team advanced with a 122-48 victory over Hillsborough in the semifinal round of the NJSIAA Group Tournament Thursday night at Passaic Tech.

Jackie Ruhnke, Meredith Riegler, Sarah Pacelli and Hannah Lesser gave Bridgewater-Raritan (15-0) a win in the 200 meter relay with a time of 1:50.41. Lesser, Corina Do, Grace Zhou and Pacelli took ...

Boys Swimming: Bridgewater-Raritan Scores Semifinal Win Over River Dell

BRIDGEWATER,NJ -- The Bridgewater-Raritan boys swim team is headed to the state finals after a 119-51 victory over River Dell in the NJSIAA Public A state semifinal Tuesday.

The Panthers (13-1) swept the three relay events. Jack Foley, Sean Doran, Justin Lee and Trent Russano swam a winning time of 1:40.31 in the 200-meter relay. In the 200 meter freestyle relay, Mark Kuo, Samuel Senzon, ...


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