Sports

May 8, 2021

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - After being shutout 2-0 by Metuchen High School on Friday, the Spotswood High School varsity baseball team bounced back with a 2-1 victory over the Bulldogs on Saturday to split the home-at-home series. Jackson Walsh got the win on the mound giving up one run on six hits with five ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - This was a big week for Spotswood High School senior Diana Rucinski. Rucinski signed on to continue her softball career at the collegiate level with Suffolk University in Boston. The teen began playing softball in her hometown of Milltown in the first grade. Her first team was with ...

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

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - Ryan Poulson threw a perfect game on Tuesday to lead the Spotswood High School varsity baseball team to a 14-0 victory over struggling Highland Park to complete the home-at-home series sweep. Poulson struck out nine batters on the way to the five-inning, 52-pitch perfect game.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - An eight-run fourth helped to give the Spotswood High School varsity softball team a 13-1 victory over a winless South Amboy High School. Spotswood scored two runs in the first and three in the second to build an early lead over struggling South Amboy. The victory capped off a ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - After an extra inning victory on Saturday, the Spotswood High School varsity baseball team continued to roll on Monday with an 18-0 lopsided win over struggling Highland Park High School. A 10-run first inning set the tone for the game which is the first in the home-at-home series ...

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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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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - "Once a Charger always a Charger." Jake Bacchetti grew up playing baseball in Milltown. He started travel baseball around the age of eight. As a Charger, he played junior varsity basketball for two years and varsity football for four. He was a member of a Greater Middlesex ...

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HACKETTSTOWN, NJ - It was an exciting afternoon of baseball for the Spotswood High School varsity baseball team on Saturday. An extra inning triple by Ethan Williams helped give the Chargers a 6-4 win over Hackettstown High School. Wiliams' triple brought Nick Vitale home. The junior then added a ...

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - After having the team's season opening win streak stopped by Metuchen High School, the Chargers varsity softball team bounced back with a 16-0 shutout victory over Highland Park High School on Friday. Cynthia Rucinski went the distance on the mound, allowing one hit and striking ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School varsity baseball team picked up early inning runs to build a four-run lead over Union High School on Wednesday, but a six-run sixth sealed down the victory for Union. Spotswood got one run back, but lost the game 6-5 for its second loss of the season. Tyler ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A ten-run fifth inning by Metuchen High School took away any shot of victory for the Spotswood High School varsity softball team on Wednesday. The Chargers' four-game win streak to start the season was halted by the Bulldogs 12-2. Metuchen had a two-run lead in the third. Spotswood ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Spotswood High School golf team teed off at the Raritan Landing Golf Course on Wednesday and came away with the team's second straight victory after four loses. Spotswood defeated John. F. Kennedy Memorial High School 189-197. The top finishers in the meet were: Andrew ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - With April temperatures in the 80s, the Spotswood High School boys tennis team had ideal match conditions as the team defeated South River High School for its third victory of the season. Due to South River's shortened lineup, Chargers singles players Jason Acheampong, Bryan Chan ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - The Spotswood High School boys varsity tennis team lost its match with Metuchen High School on Tuesday 4-1. Jason Acheampong earned the only match point for the Chargers winning his first singles match over Aravind Srirani (6-3, 6-2). Bryan Chan lost his first second singles match of ...

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SPOTSWOOOD, NJ - Nick Villalba went the distance for the Spotswood High School varsity baseball team on the mound, allowing just two hits and striking out eight to help the Chargers shutout St. Thomas Aquinas High School 5-0 on Monday. Villalba also had a single at the plate. Dan Rankin took the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Bryan Chan won his fourth match in a row to remain unbeaten as the Spotswood High School boys varsity tennis team defeated Woodbridge Academy 4-1 on Monday. Chan didn't loose a game in his second singles victory over Prerak Shah, (6-0, 6-0). Jason Acheampong won a hard-fought first ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A 12-run first inning solidified the Spotswood High School varsity's softball team's fourth straight victory on Monday, defeating Mother Seton Regional High School 19-1. Spotswood added three runs in the second and four in the third behind the big bats of Erin Coffey and Cynthia ...

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MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ - After three straight victories to open the 2021 baseball season, the Chargers win streak was halted at three by Monroe. The Falcons defeated Spotswood 8-3 on Saturday. Ethan Williams was three-for-three for Spotswood with three singles. Tyler Lewandowski had one RBI and a ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Saturday was the Spotswood High School varsity softball team's opportunity to take the field in the Autism Awareness Challenge at Community Park. Spotswood took on one of the team's chief on-field rivals South River High School and defeated the Rams 18-2 for their third ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The bats were active again as the Spotswood High School varsity baseball team took down St. Thomas Aquinas High School on Friday in the 13th annual Autism Awareness Challenge at Community Park 18-3. Spotswood and St. Thomas were two of 40 teams participating in the three-day ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Spotswood High School boys varsity tennis team lost to Wardlaw-Hartridge High School on Friday 4-1. The loss kept Wardlaw-Hartridge's unbeaten streak alive and dropped the team's early season overall record to 1-2. Second singles player Bryan Chan earned Spotswood's only match ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Diana Rucinski allowed only three hits in seven innings, earning a shutout on the mound as the Spotswood High School girls varsity softball team defeated Dunellen High School 2-0. Spotswood scored one run in the first and one in the second. The two runs would be enough to nail down ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Spotswood High School golf team traveled to Hyatt Hills Golf Course on Wednesday to tee off against Colonia High School. Spotswood lost the meet 220-234. The top finishers Wednesday following nine holes meet are: Justin Kane - Colonia - 45 Andrew Pearcee - Spotswood - ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School boys varsity baseball team completed the home-at-home sweep over Carteret High School on Tuesday with a 9-3 victory. Nick Villalba started on the mound for the Chargers who scored two runs in the first and two in the second to take an early 4-0 lead.

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DUNELLEN, NJ - After dropping the team's season opener on the courts on Monday, the Spotswood High School boys varsity tennis team bounced back with a 5-0 victory over Dunellen High School on Tuesday. Jason Acheampong won his first match of the season at first singles with a straight set victory ...

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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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MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ - After winning their first match of the young 2021 season against South Plainfield High School on Friday, the Spotswood High School golf team traveled to Forsgate Country Club to tee off against Monroe High School. Spotswood lost the meet to Monroe 215-233. The loss dropped the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School spring sports got rolling on Monday with the varsity baseball, softball, tennis and golf teams all in action. The Chargers first outing on the court came up short with a 4-1 loss to Highland Park High School. Jason Acheampong came out strong winning a 6-0 first ...

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MIDDLESEX, NJ - The Spotswood High School varsity softball team took the field on Monday for their first game of the 2021 season. Spotswood came away with a decisive 16-7 victory over Middlesex High School. A four-run first and a two-run second gave Spotswood a 6-0 lead before Middlesex got on the ...

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