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Softball: Nicole Cassano and Megan Tinger Hit Home Runs as Johnson Crusaders Defeat South Plainfield HS in NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 2 Quarterfinals

May 24, 2018

CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity softball team hit the field hoping to continue their run in the state tournament against the South Plainfield High School Tigers, a battle between teams who won sectional titles the past two seasons (Johnson in 2016 and South Plainfield in 2017, defending Group 3 State Champions).

The third-seeded Crusaders received timely ...

Baseball: Seventh-Inning Rally Not Enough as Johnson Crusaders Lose to South Plainfield HS in NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 2 First Round

CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity baseball team found themselves trailing by six runs to the South Plainfield High School Tigers coming into the home half of the seventh inning and attempted a late rally to get back in the game.

The eighth-seeded Crusaders added four quick runs to get closer, but came up short, losing to the ninth-seeded Tigers 7-5 in the ...

Softball: Seven-Run Fifth Inning Sparks Johnson Crusaders Win Over Carteret HS in NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 2 First Round

CARTERET, NJ – For the first three innings of action, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders were not starting off in the right direction as they kicked off their time in the state tournament, falling behind 3-0 to the Carteret High School Ramblers with everything going the opposite of what they were hoping would happen.

Johnson loaded the bases in the bottom of the second inning ...

Softball: Johnson Crusaders Come Up Short in Marathon, 11-Inning Battle Against Governor Livingston HS

CLARK, NJ-  For the third consecutive game, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity softball team found themselves in extra innings. In a classic game, the Crusaders came up just short, losing to the Governor Livingston High School Highlanders 9-7 in 11 innings Friday afternoon in Clark.

One run came in on an error and a single from senior Aislinn O’Keefe to give the ...

Baseball: Eight-Run Sixth Inning Highlights Create Latest Edition of Johnson Crusaders “Comeback Kids” on Senior Day Win

CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity baseball team returned to their home field and found themselves facing a three-run deficit earlier on. They chipped away at the deficit and an eight-run bottom of the sixth inning capped off a come-from-behind 12-5 win over Elizabeth HS Thursday afternoon in Clark.

Prior to the game, the team held their Senior Day ceremony, ...

Clark UNICO’s Brian Piccolo Awards Celebrate Student Athletes

CLARK, NJ - The Clark chapter of UNICO celebrated its annual Brian Piccolo Awards at a banquet held at the Gran Centurions on May 3. Named after professional football player Brian Piccolo, the awards recognize excellence in athletics, integrity, and leadership.

This year’s award recipients were Kellie Bonaccorso and Michael Bruno.  The night included dinner and the ceremonial ...

Softball: Victoria Zatko’s Walk-Off, Two-Run Home Run in Tenth Inning Caps Senior Day Win for Johnson Crusaders over Elizabeth HS

CLARK, NJ – The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity softball team returned home for a game against the Elizabeth High School Minutemen for their Senior Day game and the game that followed the pregame ceremony proved to be a memorable.

After trailing twice in extra innings, junior Victoria Zatko hit a walk-off two-run home run to give the Crusaders a 4-3 win over the Minutemen ...

Baseball: Johnson Crusaders Make Ten-Run Fifth Inning Comeback Win over Metuchen HS

CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity baseball team returned to their home field, looking to prepare for the upcoming state tournament after their run in the 2018 Union County Tournament came to an end on Saturday. They used a ten-run fifth inning to rally past the Metuchen High School Bulldogs 13-7 Monday afternoon in Clark.

They appeared to be riding high after ...

Baseball: Johnson Crusaders Look Ahead to Rest of Season After Union County Tournament Quarterfinals Loss to Governor Livingston HS

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity baseball team took to the road to continue their play in the 2018 Union County Tournament in the quarterfinals round against the Governor Livingston High School Highlanders. Despite scoring early, the sixth-seeded Crusaders were unable to overcome a powerful Governor Livingston lineup, losing to the third-seeded ...

Softball: Timely Hitting Lifts Johnson Crusaders Past Governor Livingston

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity softball team took to the road to face the Governor Livingston High School Highlanders for the first time since losing the 2017 Union County Tournament Finals 1-0 back on May 12, 2017.

The Crusaders received timely hitting in key innings that led to runs, including 3-hit performances from senior Mackenzie Purcell ...

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