Sports

May 6, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the annual Basilone Bowl has been canceled for 2020. In a letter to athletes and coaches, Bridgewater-Raritan High School football coach Scott Bray, who is also president of the Somerset County Football Coaches Association, said they tried ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – Coming off of an upset of #7-seeded Elizabeth in the opening round of the 2020 North 2 Group 4 playoffs, the #10-seeded Lady Panthers travelled to #2 Bayonne with a lot of confidence, and Bridgewater-Raritan gave it all they had on March 5. But the season ultimately came to an end ...

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ALBANY, N.Y. -- Senior Alex Thul of the University of Albany was recently named the America East Baseball Player of the Week. The 2016 graduate of Bridgewater-Raritan High School batted .333 with three RBI and one run scored in a 2-1 series victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore. Thul recorded two ...

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MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Junior Jeffrey Praml, a gradiate of Bridgewater-Raritan High School, was selected as the Northeast-10 Pitcher of the Week for the period ending March 1, the league office announced Monday afternoon. Praml, a member of the Southern New Hampshire University baseball team ...

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UNION, NJ -- Brett MacMath of Bridgewater-Raritan finished second in his weight class at the NJSIAA Region 4 wrestling tournament last weekend at Union High School. Seeded second at 182 pounds, MacMath received a first-round bye before pinning Gerard Aroneo of Watchung Hills in 3:38. In the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School hosted the annual Big Nick Classic Feb. 27, with the game ending in a tie, 75–75, after two minutes of overtime. Each year, 25 eighth graders are chosen to play against faculty, and a faculty cheerleading squad has a chance to cheer, as do ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – On March 3, the Lady Panthers did not make a single two-point field goal in the first half of the opening round of the 2020 North 2 Group 4 playoffs at Elizabeth, but Bridgewater-Raritan certainly did not seem to mind. Their success from behind the arc, where #10 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -- The Bridgewater-Raritan girls basketball team advanced with a 48-40 victory over Elizabeth in the first round of the Section 2, Group 4 state tournament Tuesday afternoon. Jackie Salvatore scored 17 points for the Panthers (10-18), who jumped out to a 15-8 lead after one quarter ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Raritan resident Jeramyiah Gonzalez placed first at the Spirit of Hope National Championship, in North Carolina, Jan. 18 and Jan. 19. Gonzalez also placed first in the 2020 CHEERSPORT National Cheerleading Championship held Feb. 15 and Feb. 16 in Georgia. Gonzalez is a ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ – Bridgewater-Raritan senior forward Mickey Wasko made the most out of his final game and start for the Panthers. Unfortunately, it was not enough at Bound Brook on Senior Night for the Crusaders. With Panthers forward Alec Whelan out of the lineup one night after scoring 19 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Union Catholic senior forward Matt Tracey caught fire at home in the Panthers’ second to last regular season game of the 2019-20 season. He scored 14 of his 32 points for the Vikings in the third period alone to help Union Catholic (14-10) pull away from Bridgewater-Raritan ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Bridgewater-Raritan girls basketball team opened a 14-point lead by halftime and went on to a 52-28 victory over A.L. Johnson High School on Tuesday. Jackie Salvatore led the balanced attack for the Panthers (9-17) with 10 points. Bridgewater had a 26-12 halftime lead ...

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SEWELL, NJ -- Previously undefeated Bridgewater-Raritan lost its first meet of the season, 88-82, to Cherry Hill East in the NJSIAA Group A championship meet Saturday at Gloucester County Tech. Bridgewater-Raritan (13-1) won the 200-meter freestyle relay, as Emily Szopa, Grace Zhou, Alexa Pappas ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Two members of the Bridgewater-Raritan wrestling team won championships at the District 14 tournament on Saturday. Brett MacMath defeated Justin Alpaugh-McLean of Cranford at 182 pounds, 2-0, in the championship round. Nicholas Sacco represented the Panthers at 138 pounds and he ...

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BRIDGEWATER, BERNARDSVILLE , NJ– Over the span of four hours Feb. 20, both the Bridgewater-Raritan boys and girls Panthers basketball teams played their preliminary-round 2020 Somerset County Basketball Tournament contests. Coincidentally, both the #10-seeded girls and the #13-seeded boys played ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Bridgewater-Raritan girls basketball team defeated Bernards, 52-21, in the opening round of the Somerset County Tournament on Thursday. The Panthers (8-16) broke it open in the second quarter when they outscored Bernards, 24-4, to take a 36-8 halftime lead. Brianna Soto ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – In their last game before the opening round of the 2020 Somerset County Girls Basketball Tournament, Bridgewater-Raritan put up a strong defensive effort against Warren Hills and led 11-10 after one period. But 15 points and 20 rebounds from Blue Streaks forward Advika Thandoni ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan High School boys swim team continued its undefeated streak with a win over Westfield Friday in the final round of the North 2 Group A tournament. Bridgewater-Raritan defeated Westfield with a score of 111 to 59. This is Bridgewater-Raritan's fourth ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan High School girls swim team continued its undefeated streak with a win over Westfield Thursday in the final round of the North 2 Group A tournament. Bridgewater-Raritan defeated Westfield with a score of 106 to 64. This is Bridgewater-Raritan's sixth ...

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LODI, NJ -- Bridgewater-Raritan outscored Lodi Immaculate in each of the first three quarters and went on to a 43-34 victory on Thursday. Madison Bray scored 12 points to pace the Panthers (7-14), who took a 31-22 lead with a 12-7 showing in the third quarter. Corinne Nickel and Jackie Salvatore ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Prior to their Senior Night crosstown matchup against Immaculata, five seniors of Bridgewater-Raritan were recognized on their home floor. Panthers guards Zach Letts (#3) and Alvin Cheng (#1) in addition to forwards Rishi Mudduluru (#23) and Mickey Wasko (#32) represented the four ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ -- The Bridgewater-Raritan girls basketball team held Immaculata to nine second-half points to provide the finishing touch on a 41-33 victory Tuesday night. Corinne Nickel scored 15 points for the Panthers (6-14), who outscored the Spartans, 18-9, in the second half. Immaculata ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Bridgewater-Raritan boys swim team advanced in the semifinal round of the North 2, Group A state tournament Monday with a 120-50 victory over Watchung Hills. Bridgewater-Raritan, still undefeated at 10-0, won all three relay events. Thomas Penimpede, Jack Foley, Trent ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Zoned Sports Academy, in Bridgewater, held its annual signing day Feb. 6, honoring its baseball and softball players, including seven from Bridgewater-Raritan High School, who have committed to playing in college next year. Family, friends and students attended to watch the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The undefeated Bridgewater-Raritan girls swim team outscored Columbia, 96-66, in the semifinal round of the North 2, Group A state tournament on Monday. Juliana Ward, Ana Sali, Emily Szopa and Katelyn Plank of Bridgewater-Raritan (11-0) combined for a time of 2:08.58 in the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Coming off of a road loss at Ridge two nights prior, Bridgewater-Raritan got off to a rough start at home against East Brunswick Feb. 8. It did not help that every shot seemed to fall for the visitors as well. East Brunswick (10-9) scored the game’s first seven points and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- East Brunswick established its ability to attack both in the paint and from the perimeter early in the game, built an eight-point lead before the end of the first quarter and went on to defeat Bridgewater-Raritan, 65-48, Saturday afternoon. Guards Rico Gomez and Jackson Bayuk ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- After beginning the season with five losses in its first seven games, the Ridge boys basketball team has had opponents on the run. The Red Devils ran at every opportunity during the first three fast-paced quarters, built a lead as large as 27 points and cruised in with a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The Bridgewater-Raritan wrestling team recorded eight pins on a dominant 64-12 victory over East Brunswick Wednesday night. The Panthers (10-11) also won two matches by forfeit, and one of their losses was the result of an injury default. Complete results: 106 pound: ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Bridgewater-Raritan had momentum going into their game at Ridge despite a 64-58 home loss to Hunterdon Central two nights ago. But the Red Devils came out hot out of the gate at home on both ends of the floor on February 6th on the way to a double-digit halftime lead. Ridge ...

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