Sports

December 15, 2018

WARREN, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan girls basketball team lost a hard-fought overtime game to Watchung Hills on the road, 59-52, on opening night Friday. Bridgewater-Raritan led, 29-23, at halftime. Watchung Hills rallied in the third quarter and the game was deadlocked, 50-50, at the end of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan boys basketball team played close for four quarters before losing to Watchung Hills, 54-48, at home on opening night Friday. Watchung Hills, which led by two at halftime, outscored the Panthers, 31-27, in the second half. Lucas Stasil led the Warriors ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - After winning 19 games last season, the Bridgewater-Raritan girls basketball team is entering the realm of the unknown this winter. Second-year coach Scott Bray lost nine players from that 19-8 team to graduation, and will have to work in a largely new rotation anchored by the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Pre-season takes on a different vibe for basketball teams depending on their personnel. A veteran team with plenty of returning players might only be looking to tune up and maintain cohesiveness that has already been established. But a young team treats those December ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Ridge ice hockey team remained undefeated with a 3-0 victory over Bridgewater-Raritan on Saturday. Eric Schubert scored in the first period to give the Red Devils (3-0-1) a 1-0 lead. Colin Kirkwood scored on a power play goal with an assist from Luke Rich in the second ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Five players from the Bridgewater-Raritan girls soccer team have been named to the 2018 Skyland Conference All-Delaware Division first team as chosen by the league coaches. Representing the Panthers on first team are seniors Allison Lynch, Morgan Winchock, Meghan Ball and ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan ice hockey team opened its season with a 6-1 victory over Montgomery Friday night at ProTec Ponds. Ben Matton-Conover had a hat trick for the Panthers, scoring three goals as Bridgewater-Raritan built a 5-1 lead after two periods. Jayson Lisk scored two ...

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UNION, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan girls soccer team spent much of the first half of Sunday's state championship game under siege. But the Panthers withstood a barrage of Eastern Regional threats and reached the half stalemated in a scoreless match. It stayed that way until Kelli McGroarty ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The West Orange girls soccer team hadn't lost a game in two years, but Tuesday night the Mountaineers found themselves cornered by Bridgewater-Raritan. The Panthers wore down West Orange with a succession of corner kicks and other set pieces to claim a 2-0 victory that brought an ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan field hockey team ended its season the same way its last eight predecessors have – with a loss to Eastern Regional in the state final. Eastern, which has dominated the sport in New Jersey for the last decade, defeated the Panthers, 11-0, in the Group 4 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The top-seeded Bridgewater-Raritan girls soccer team won its first sectional title in five years by outlasting Watchung Hills in penalty kicks in the Section 2, Group 4 championship game Friday afternoon. The two teams played to a scoreless tie through 100 minutes – two halves ...

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BOONTON, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan used a four-goal second half to come back and defeat the Colonials by a 4-2 score in the semifinals. With the win, they will face off against Eastern in the finals. The loss ends the Colonials successful season. For Morristown, familiar faces contributed goals ...

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BRIDGEWATER — Take out a mere 40-second span seven minutes in, and Scotch Plains-Fanwood and Bridgewater-Raritan could still be playing right now. But two Morgan Winchock goals that came 40 seconds apart provided a Bridgewater-Raritan with a lead that stood for the final 72 minutes.  Seven ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The top-seeded Bridgewater-Raritan girls soccer team moved on with a 2-1 victory over ninth-seeded Westfield in the quarterfinal round of the Section 2, Group 4 state tournament on Friday. Allison Lowrey and Meghan Ball each scored a goal for Bridgewater-Raritan (18-1), with ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Although the Piscataway football team entered the state playoffs undefeated, seeded No. 1, and carrying the mantel of, perhaps, New Jersey's best public school team, there was not a chance the Chiefs were about to take Bridgewater-Raritan lightly. Eighth-seeded ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater United Soccer Club's 2018 U15 Cheetahs held its annual clean up at the Torpey Field Complex, in Bridgewater, Oct. 23. In the first photo are (L-R) Katrina Yates, Jessica Giovanni, Alex Gerrard, Sydney Ehret, Natalie Gaunt, Olivia Emma, Bridget Sweet, Taylor ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan field hockey team advanced to the sectional finals with a 3-1 victory Tuesday over Westfield in the Section 2, Group 4 semifinals. The Panthers (17-4-1) scored all their goals in the second half, when Sadie Herman, Madison Bray and Sam Della Rovere all ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan girls soccer team had an easy time of it in the opening round of the state tournament, defeating Perth Amboy, 7-0, in Section 2, Group 4 on Tuesday. Meghan Ball scored two goals for the Panthers (17-1), who built a 4-0 lead by halftime. Allison Lynch, ...

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BASKING RIDGE — Even when seemingly everyone at Ridge’s Lee Field thought the ball had crossed the out-of-bounds line along the left flank during Sunday's girls soccer county championship game, Morgan Winchock kept playing it.  "I always play to the whistle," Winchock said with a smile. "If ...

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UNION, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan football team pulled off one of the biggest upsets in New Jersey this season with a 21-19 victory over Union on the road Friday night. Brett MacMath rushed for 232 yards and three touchdowns on 23 carries for the Panthers (2-6), who led, 21-13, after three ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan girls tennis team won a state championship last week, and gave the most storied program in New Jersey history all it could handle in the Tournament of Champions. Bridgewater-Raritan, the Group 4 state champion, lost to Group 3 champion Millburn, 3-2, in the ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Bernards field hockey team won its second consecutive Somerset County Tournament championship with a 2-1 overtime victory over Bridgewater-Raritan on Saturday. Annie Thomas' goal in overtime gave Bernards (18-0) the victory. Harley Rosenzweig scored the first goal for the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan girls soccer team will have a chance to defend its county championship next week. Top-seeded Bridgewater-Raritan broke a tie with a goal in the second half to defeat fourth-seeded Somerville, 2-1, in the semifinal round of the Somerset County Tournament ...

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan girls tennis team handed Montgomery its first loss of the season, 3-2, to win the NJSIAA Group 4 state championship at Mercer County Park on Thursday. Although Montgomery (16-1) won the first and second singles matches, Bridgewater-Raritan (14-3) won at ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan High School varsity girls tennis team won the NJSIAA North II Group IV State Sectional Championship Tuesday, defeating No. 1 seed Westfield, 4-1. With that win, the team will now advance to the NJSIAA Group IV State Semi-Finals to face North 1 Group IV ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Neither the respective records, nor the season, nor what is at stake particularly matters when the Bridgewater-Raritan and Ridge girls soccer teams go against each other. The rivalry that is the Somerset County soccer equivalent of the Red Sox and the Yankees always ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan field hockey team punched its ticket to the championship game of the Somerset County Tournament with a 2-0 victory over Ridge in the SCT semifinal on Saturday. Sam Della Rovere scored two goals, one in each half, for the Panthers (14-2-1). Heather Stires ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The top-seeded Bridgewater-Raritan girls soccer team defeated Gill-St. Bernard's, 5-0, in the quarterfinal round of the Somerset County Tournament on Saturday. Allison Lowrey scored two goals and had two assists for the Panthers (13-1), who led, 3-0, at halftime. Melanie Lytle ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Joseph Hatcher passed for three touchdowns and ran for another to lead Piscataway to a 47-0 victory over Bridgewater-Raritan on Friday night. The victory avenged Bridgewater-Raritan's triumph over Piscataway in the semifinal round of the Section 2, Group 5 state playoffs last ...

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WARREN, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan scored three goals in each half as it posted a 6-0 field hockey victory over Watchung Hills on Wednesday. Heather Stires scored two goals and Martina Kampel had a goal and two assists for the Panthers (13-2-1). Sadie Herman finished with one goal and one assist, ...

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