Athlete of the Week

May 8, 2019

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Track team captured the NJIC Meadowlands Championship on April 30.  The Aviators boys team defeated Becton 251 - 54, with Saddle Brook in third place with 50 points.  Wood-Ridge came in fourth with 45 points.  The girls also captured the title in ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Talia Ferguson broke the Hasbrouck Heights' record for the girl’s long jump with a leap of 17 feet, 9  ½ inches on April 15, to become the Athlete of the Week for the week of April 14 - 20. Ferguson broke Marissa Romano’s previous mark to set the new school record. Romano is ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights' senior Olivia Marinelli struck out 31 batters in two starts, and drove in four runs in another game as Hasbrouck Heights went 3-0 in girls softball. Marinelli, an All-County pitcher in 2018, is off to another blazing start in 2019 for the Aviators, who ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - By the virtue of being the last team standing, the Wood-Ridge Boys Basketball team is the Athlete of the Week for the Week of March 3 to March 9.  The team captured the North 1, Group 1 Boys Basketball Championship on Tuesday Night with a thrilling 52-47 come-from behind ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The long-range shooting, ball-handling skills and aggressive play during Wood-Ridge's three wins during the North 1, Group 1 playoffs has earned Liam Winslow the TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro Athlete of the Week for the Week ending February 2, Winslow opened the ...

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WOOD-RIDGE,  NJ - For the second straight year, Wood-Ridge High School’s Bradley Mika has advanced in the NJSIAA wrestling tournament to the Regionals, this time capturing the gold in the 170 pound weight class held on Saturday in Morristown.  For his accomplishment, he is the TAPinto Hasbrouck ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, Nj - In recognition of breaking the 1000 point mark, Hasbrouck Heights Boys Basketball player Anthony Palmer has been named Athlete of the Week.    Palmer scored on a three pointer halfway through the third quarter of the Aviators 53-44 win over, giving him 1,002 points at the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - With a win in the 55 meter dash and a spot on the first place 400 meter relay, Maliki Burrell helped lead Hasbrouck Heights to a second place finish in the NJSIAA North Group 1 Sectionals at Toms River, Friday evening.   Burrell teamed with Mike Robertson, John ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  At the beginning of the season, Daniel Behrens was part of a three-man rotation for the last two spots of the Hasbrouck Heights bowling lineup.   But his consistent bowling earned him the third spot, and as of late he has been the hottest bowler on the Aviators squad.  On ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Natalie Cala averaged 17 points per game, as Wood-Ridge High School girls basketball team went 2-0 during the week en route to being named TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro Athlete of the Week for the week of January 6 -12.   Cala nailed eight three pointers in helping ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA -  Hasbrouck Heights’ Ralph Cannarozzi III captured three races in helping lead Drexel to a 179-93 dual meet win over Delaware on Saturday afternoon at the Daskalakis Athletic Center on the campus of Drexel.  The senior is a graduate of Bergen Catholic and swam for the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Talk about stepping up and knocking one in.  Entering the starting lineup just days before, Hasbrouck Heights varsity basketball player Jared Beerman broke a 20-year old record by hitting 12-three points shots in Hasbrouck Heights dominating 89-38 win over Palisades Park ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Anthony Palmer scored 74 over three games during the week, as the Aviators went 3-0, to become the Athlete of the Week for the week ending December 23. Palmer began the week with a 27-point effort against Wallington on Tuesday evening, December 18.  He followed that up ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -  The number 714 is a magical number in sports, as almost every baseball fan over 30 knows that is the number of home runs that Babe Ruth hit a career.   Jason Boussios knows it for a different reason.  Because on December 13, Boussios bowled a 714 series, with games of 264, 219, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS - Cleo Kepka made a splash for the Hasbrouck Heights/Garfield Swim team last week, finishing first in three of her four individual races, and first in two of her four relays, as the Hasbrouck Heights/Garfield Girls Swim Team split their opening two meets of the season. Kepka ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The 2018 Hasbrouck Heights football team is this week's winner in recognition of the following accomplishments this season. Inaugural Winner of the North Group 1 Bowl Championship North 2, Group 1 Championship  North Jersey Interschoiastic League Regular Season ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - On the biggest stage of the season so far, Jasiah Purdie did not have the signature explosive play that ended in a touchdown. There was no hurdle of a defensive back diving for his feet, nor the mad dash away from the defense on a slant route. There were two sets of ...

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ANNVILLE, PA. -  When you get carried off the field on the shoulders of your jubilant teammates, you definitely are someone that deserves consideration for Athlete of the Week.  When further review of the circumstances say that you had just scored: Your third touchdown of the game, In ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The criteria for Athlete of the Week is rather undefined.   Sometimes it goes to an athlete who so dominates an event, he or she is the obvious winner.  Other times it goes to a team that wins a championship.  Other times it goes to someone for a single moment that just ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - In the biggest start of his football career, Spencer Lee came out on Friday and had the game of his life.  Lee was 9-of-10 for 252 yards and five touchdowns to lead Hasbrouck Heights to 48-24 victory over Rutherford, giving the Aviators the North Jersey Interscholastic ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Both the Hasbrouck Heights Boys and Girls Cross Country teams captured their second straight Bergen County D Division championships Saturday at Darlington State Park in Mahwah.   Shannon Artuso led the girls’ team, as the sophomore won the Division individual title, while ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -  Facing a must-win game against St. Mary on Saturday afternoon, the Wood-Ridge defense rose to the occasion, shutting down the Gael's offense, which received a boost for the game with junior transfer quarterback Matt Toman being eligible.  The unit has been named the Athlete of the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS -  In the game that would decide who would win the NJIC Meadowland Division against Butler last Friday night, Hasbrouck Heights Michael Robertson came through in the worst conditions. In what is now being dubbed "The Mud Bowl" Robertson rushed for 113 yard on 13 carries.  His 53 ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS - So much for soccer being a low scoring game. Emiland Elezaj scored seven goals in two games for Hasbrouck Heights Boys Soccer team last week to lead them to an undefeated start to the 2018 season.  The Aviators went 2-0 the opening week, handily defeating St. Mary 7-0, and ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - This week's Athlete of the Week is Hasbrouck Heights resident Dan Solazzo, who captured five gold medals Saturday in the New Jersey State Senior Olympics in Woodbridge. The 86 year old Solazzo captured the 50 Meter Dash, 100 Meter Dash, Long Jump, Discus and Shot Put in ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – Hasbrouck Heights High School junior quarterback Spencer Lee is the TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro Athlete of the Week for the Week ending September 1.  Lee in his first game as the Aviators first-string quarterback threw a 51-yard touchdown pass to Jasiah ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Wood-Ridge Recreation Track's Sal Catanzaro is the Athlete of the Week for the Week ending July 15.  Catanzaro, representing the NJ Striders, of which Wood-Ridge Recreation Track competes under the umbrella of, captured the 11-12 year old 80 Meter Hurdles in the USATF Section 2 ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The Hasbrouck Heights Soccer Association U19 Girls teams, which captured the 2018 Northern Bergen County Spring Soccer League Championship on Sunday has been named the TAPInto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro Athlete of the Week, Roster,  Rebecca ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- This team finished the season 13-0. With 13 straight shut outs. And zero runs scored on them. They played three games in four days to win the championship. Certainly impressive for a college team. Or a high school team. Except it  was Hasbrouck Heights 19, third and ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Pole vaulter Adam Stavash set a new Hasbrouck Heights school record in the pole vault, clearing 14 feet 6 inches on Saturday afternoon, en route to capturing  the Group 1 state title in the pole vault. It is the third time this year that Stavash has raised the mark for the ...

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