New Providence Awarded ShopRite Cup During Emotional Halftime Ceremony

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- During halftime of last night’s game against David Brearley, New Jersey ShopRite stores honored New Providence High School as one of the six top performing high school athletic programs with the presentation of the ShopRite Cup.  

Now in its eighth year, the ShopRite Cup is presented jointly by ShopRite stores and the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA). Each year, six winning schools are selected based upon earning points within their respective Group competitions throughout the school year. This marks the first time that the Pioneers have won the Shop Rite Cup trophy since the program’s inception in 2004.

The New Providence Pioneers captured the Shop Rite Cup’s Group 1 classification by winning the Group 1 State Championships in Football, Girls Soccer, and Girls Basketball while placing 4th in Girls Indoor Track & Field and finishing tied for 3rd place in Boys Tennis.  The Pioneers also received 9 sportsmanship points for having no disqualifications during the fall, winter and spring athletic seasons.

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Their total of 48 points put the Pioneers well ahead of Glen Ridge who finished a distant 2nd with 30 points followed by New Egypt, Haddon Township and Hasbrouck Heights.   The best prior year finishes by New Providence occurred in 2007-2008 and in 2009-2010, where the school placed 2nd and 3rd place respectively in Group 1 ShopRite Cup competition.

There are 80 Group 1 schools and more than 400 high schools in the state. Earning the honor for Group 4 was Hunterdon Central. For Group 3, Delsea Regional took home the ShopRite Cup. Haddonfield won in Group 2 while the Christian Brothers Academy of Lincroft took home the award for Parochial School A and St. Rose of Belmar for Parochial School B. The 2010-11 win marked the eighth consecutive ShopRite Cup victory for Haddonfield as they have won each season the award has been in existence.

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