NEWTON, NJ—With the global pandemic of COVID-19 eliminating all spring sports, seniors everywhere were unable to play their last spring sport season. Newton High School seniors are being highlighted to recognize their Braves' athletic career.
History Teacher at Newton High School, Paul Filan is also the new Girls Softball head coach at the high school.
Filan recognized Abby Wittig a senior on his team for the 2019-2020 school year.
- Abby Wittig is a four Varsity starter at second base and the team captain this past season. Filan said, "Abby is a great student-athlete and representative of Newton High School. She excels both inside the classroom and on the softball diamond. Abby is a fantastic leader and an excellent role model for the younger student-athletes. Abby was first-team all-conference in 2019 and will be continuing her softball career next year at FDU-Florham Park."
This is the third installment of a multi part article highlighting those seniors who would have played their last season with Newton High School.