CRANFORD - Congratulations to this week's Vinny's Pizza & Pasta Cranford Senior Athletes of the Week: Olivia Merriman and Christian Wilde.

Merriman is a guard on the girls basketball team. She scored 14 points, including two three-pointers, in Monday's matchup with Roselle Catholic, powering Cranford to a 53-38 victory. In Wednesday's loss against Summit, Merriman grabbed six rebounds. 

Wilde is the senior captain of the ice hockey team. The Cougars are off to a 3-4 start, and Wilde has notched a goal along with four assists. Upon graduation, he will continue his ice hockey career at Marist College where he will major in Criminal Justice. 

The Cranford Senior Athletes of the Week feature is sponsored by Vinny's Pizza & Pasta, located at 28 Eastman Street in Cranford. If you have a child or family member who is a Cranford High School senior athlete and would like us to feature them, please forward a picture to