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Boys Basketball: Plainfield Trounces Sayerville 77-47 in Martin Luther King Classic

January 21, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Plainfield boys basketball team beat Sayerville by a significant 30 points at Monday's 2019 Martin Luther King Classic held in New Brunswick.  The 77-47 win brings the Cardinals to a 6-7 record.

Tyejuan Taylor scored a team high 19 points and 13 rebounds, and he had 5 steals.

DaRon Montgomery posted 13 points, and Jamarques Lawrence and Jeremiah Whitfield ...

Plainfield Y.E.S. League Teams Compete at Basketball Hall of Fame Tournament

SPRINGFIELD, MA - The Plainfield Youth Empowerment for Success (Y.E.S.) basketball league took three travel teams this weekend to Springfield, MA to compete in the 10th annual Eastbay Presents Jr. HoopHall Championships, and two of the three teams won titles.

Micah Gordon, son of Plainfield Varsity Coach Mike Gordon, went 2 for 2 with titles after playing with his rightful age group for ...

Boys Basketball: Union Catholic Tops Plainfield, 78-64

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Cardinals (6-6) fell to Union Catholic (9-2) at home on Thursday evening, 78-64.

Tyejuan Taylor scored a team-high 19 points, and Jamarques Lawrence added 13 more for Plainfield

Joshua Cordoba, who scored 8 points, had 14 rebounds; Taylor pulled down 7 rebounds.

The Cardinals will play at Franklin High School on Saturday at 1 ...

Girls Basketball: Plainfield Routs Rahway 51-13

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Cardinals easily defeated the Rahway Indians at home on Saturday. 

Natasha Dirati-Onyango had a game high 17 points, and 20 rebounds.  J’Daah Wyatt-Doyle contributed 15 points to the win.

Uloma Nwaka had 6 points for Rahway, and Anissa Crumpton added 4 more.

The Cardinals play at New Providence on Monday at 7 ...

Boys Basketball: Plainfield Holds Off Westfield, Wins 41-39

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield took on the Blue Devils in Westfield on Friday, holding on to win 41-39.  The Cardinals are now 5-5.

Tyejuan Taylor had a high of 11 points for the Cardinals.  Joshua Raymond added 8, and Joshua Cordoba contributed 6 points.

Taylor pulled down 10 rebounds, and Cordoba grabbed 8.  Jalier Burns had 4 assists.

Griffin Rooney, with 14 points, and ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Player Reaches 1,000 Career Points

EDISON, NJ -- Ryan Petela of Clark, a senior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, joined an elite club of W+H athletes on Wednesday when he scored his 1,000th point as a Ram in a boys’ basketball game vs. Dunellen in Laidlaw Gym.

The senior guard led the Rams with 19 points, including a free throw with 2:06 remaining in the fourth quarter that produced his 1,000th career ...

Boys Basketball: Plainfield Falls to Union 63-47

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield's boys basketball team fell to Union at home on Community Day, losing 63-47.  The Cardinals are now 5-4 this season.

Tyejuan Taylor had 18 points, Jalil Lee contributed 9, and Joshua Cordoba added 8 points.

Taylor also pulled down 13 rebounds, and Cordoba had 11.

The Cardinals play at Westfield on Friday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m.


Free Sports Physicals for Students at Plainfield High School

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield school district is offering free physicals required for athletic programs for students in grades 8-12.

Physicals can be scheduled for Jan. 15 or Jan. 29, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Plainfield High School nurse's office.

Appointments can also be scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. by calling the Cardinal Health Center at ...

Boys Basketball: Plainfield Dominates Roselle in 73-31 Win

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Cardinals boys basketball team outscored the Roselle Rams on Thursday in a 73-31 win at home.




Jamarques Lawrence contributed 13 points, DaRon Montgomery added 11, and Jalier Burns scored 10.  Jymirr Harvey had three 3-pointers, and Tyejuan Taylor and Jeremiah Whitfield each scored 8 points.

Taylor pulled down 12 ...

Wrestling: Plainfield Takes Title at Rumble in the Pines Tournament

LAKEWOOD, NJ - The Plainfield High School wrestling team won its first team title at an individual tournament since 1967 on Saturday at the Rumble in the Pines Tournament.

Plainfield:  226
Linden:  183
Trenton:  172
Lakewood:  139
Lawrence:  121
Keyport:  94
Orange:  87
Newark East Side:  81
Neptune:  80
Newark Collegiate:  ...


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Wardlaw+Hartridge Community Celebrates at Winter Games

January 18, 2019

EDISON, NJ -- Students, parents, alumni, faculty and friends at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison enjoyed the opportunity to celebrate winter athletics at the annual Winter Games, sponsored by the Booster Club.

The W+H basketball and swim teams hosted contests in Laidlaw Gym, Plumeri Gym and the Raymonds Aquatic Center as the cheer squads pumped up the crowd. The Booster Club fired up the ...