Sports

May 15, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick baseball team rallied with four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and held on for a 12-9 victory over Piscataway on Saturday. Ryan Basham went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and Anderson Edwards drove in two runs with a double and a single for the Bears ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The late Don Weider, longtime gymnastics coach at East Brunswick High School, will be inducted into the NJSIAA Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame along with 17 other honorees for 2021. Weider, who passed away six months ago at the age of 81, had a career coaching record of ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ — Three players scored three goals apiece and the East Brunswick girls lacrosse team scored 12 goals in the first half on its way to a 16-1 victory over Sayreville on Thursday. Alexis Johnson, Samantha Tarnofsky and Allison Weiden each finished with three goals and one assist for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Dustin McGuinness pitched a six-hit shutout with eight strikeouts and one walk to lead East Brunswick to an 8-0 baseball victory over Monroe on Tuesday. Romeo Diaz went 2-for-4 with a triple and four RBI for the Bears (6-6), who scored six runs in the fourth inning after the ...

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METUCHEN, NJ — East Brunswick rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh innings for a 6-4 baseball victory over St. Joseph on Friday. Jordan Williams and Dustin McGuinness each collected two hits and each knocked in a run for the Bears (5-5), who trailed, 4-3, going into the seventh ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Dustin McGuinness pitched a four-hitter to send East Brunswick to a 4-0 baseball victory over Old Bridge on Thursday. East Brunswick (4-5) won despite getting just one base hit in the game. Ryan Basham singled for the Bears, who scored one run in the first inning and three ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Brandon Bielak, a Sayreville native who played his high school ball at St. Joseph High School (Metuchen), took the mound for the Houston Astros against the Yankees Tuesday evening in a hostile Yankee Stadium, where fans released their anger over Houston's sign-stealing scandal ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — The South Brunswick baseball team rebounded to defeat East Brunswick, 6-5, in eight innings on Tuesday, earning a split of the two-game series played out over consecutive days. The Vikings (6-4) had a 5-0 lead after six innings before East Brunswick (3-5) rallied with five ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Chris Procaccini pitched a four-hitter to lift East Brunswick to a 6-0 baseball victory over South Brunswick on Monday. Procaccini threw 97 pitches in his route-going effort, striking out six and walking two as the Bears (3-4) won their third game in a row. Dustin ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate, have arrived in New Jersey after a month-long training camp in Florida, including a player with a name familiar to central New Jersey high school baseball fans. The team, including two other players from New ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ — East Brunswick scored nine runs in the last two innings to break open a 14-6 baseball victory over Perth Amboy on Saturday. Zach Zebro went 3-for-5 with four RBI and two runs scored for the Bears (2-4), who led, 5-2, going to the sixth inning. Damien Charleston went 3-for-4 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Dylan Lugo drove in three runs to lead the East Brunswick baseball team to its first victory of the season, 9-5, on Friday. Lugo went 2-for-4 with a triple and also scored two runs. Damien Charleston and Dustin McGuinness each went 3-for-4 with an RBI for the Bears (1-4), ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Caitlin Gay pitched a two-hitter and East Brunswick rolled to a 12-1 softball victory over Piscataway on Thursday. Nicole Motusesky tripled and drove in two runs, and Jen Cooper doubled in two runs for the Bears (3-4), who scored four runs in the second inning to take a 6-1 ...

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EDISON, NJ — The East Brunswick softball team scored seven runs in the first inning and went on to a 12-2 victory over Edison on Tuesday. Samantha Motusesky drove in four runs and Brianna Boen wentn 2-for-2 with two RBI for East Brunswick (2-4), which led, 12-0, after four innings. Kelly ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick girls lacrosse team earned its first victory of the spring, 9-5, over J.P. Stevens on Thursday. Darya Popova scored three goals for the Bears (1-1), and Allison Weiden and Alexis Johnson each finished with two goals and one assist in the ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Mike Ford, who grew up in Belle Mead and honed his skills as a pitcher and infielder at the Hun School and Princeton University before signing a professional contract with the New York Yankees, has returned to the Major League club for the third time in as many years. Manager ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick baseball team opened its season with a 7-2 loss to North Brunswick on Tuesday. The game was scoreless until the sixth inning, when North Brunswick scores all seven of its runs. East Brunswick scored both of its runs in the bottom of the seventh. East ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ — The East Brunswick girls volleyball team won the Central, Group 4 championship with a 26-24, 27-25 victory over Hunterdon Central on Monday. Hailey Benesz finished with seven kills, one block and nine digs; Anaya Prince came up with nine kills; and Paige Anania had six kills and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick softball team scored a run in the bottom of the ninth for an 11-10 victory over Woodbridge on opening day Monday. Caitlin Gay went 3-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored for the Bears, who came back from a two-run deficit in the bottom of the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick baseball team is scheduled to open its 2021 regular season next week with three seniors who saw action the last time the Bears had a varsity season in 2019. Shortstop Jordan Williams and center fielder Zach Zebro each saw significant action as sophomores, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick girls volleyball team advanced to the final round of the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 4 tournament with an arduous 24-26, 25-18, 25-14 victory over J.P. Stevens in the semifinal round on Friday. Hailey Benesz finished with nine kills and five digs for East ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick girls volleyball team advanced in the quarterfinal round of the Central Jersey, Group 4 tournament with a 20-25, 25-19, 25-17 victory over Montgomery on Wednesday. Ysabella Sapienza capped a huge all-around day with 25 assists, three kills, five digs and ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ — The East Brunswick wrestling team scored a 46-34 victory over Spotswood in a regular season match on Tuesday.      Daniel Metz highlighted the victory with a pin in 1:01 at 182 pounds for the Bears. Isaac Gampel of East Brunswick won his match at 145 pounds by major decision by a ...

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COLUMBUS, OHIO — Senior forward Amirah Ali recorded the ninth golden goal of her career to lift Rutgers women's soccer (7-2-3, 6-2-3 Big Ten) to a 1-0, double-overtime victory over Michigan State (1-10-1, 1-9-1 Big Ten) in Thursday's opening round of the Big Ten Tournament.   Freshman Allison ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick girls volleyball team continued its dominance in Middlesex County with a 25-19, 25-19 victory over Monroe on Thursday. Paige Anania finished with 10 kills and five digs along with four aces, and Hailey Benesz had 10 digs and two kills for East Brunswick ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ — The East Brunswick girls gymnastics team scored a 108.025 - 100.5 victory over Old Bridge in a competition on Tuesday. Karina Munoz of East Brunswick (5-1) won the all-around with a score of 38.775, the vault with a 9.875, bars (9.675) and floor exercise (9.625). Also coming ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick girls volleyball team extended its winning streak to 10 by defeating Old Bridge, 25-11, 25-13, on Thursday. The Bears (10-0) got six kills and nine digs from Paige Anania and six kills, and six kills, two digs and an assist from Hailey Benesz. Megan Lee ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and other professional sports franchises in New Jersey will benefit from Gov. Phil Murphy's easing of seating capacities for large outdoor and some indoor stadiums and arenas. The Patriots open their season at TD Bank Ballpark May 4, their first as the AA ...

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The time has come. South Plainfield High School alum and South Plainfield native Anthony Ashnault will be grappling to get one spot closer to making Team U.S.A. at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials this weekend, April 2-3, at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. Monday, Ashnault received the No. 8 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick girls volleyball team breezed to a 25-9, 25-13 victory over South Brunswick on Tuesday to maintain its undefeated record. Paige Anania had a big day with 10 kills, three digs and six aces for the Bears (9-0), who got 13 assists, two digs and three aces ...

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