Boys Swimming: Mainland Defeats Scotch Plains-Fanwood in State Final, Repeats as Public B Champions

February 26, 2017

EWING, NJ -- No. 1 Mainland completed its perfect season (15-0) by repeating as Public B champions after defeating Scotch Plains-Fanwood at The College of New Jersey on Saturday afternoon.

The teams swapped victories through much of the meet. Sophomore Josh Cohen, one of the top freestyle swimmers in the state, gave the Raiders their first victory of the meet by taking the 200 ...

Yeti MMA Athlete of the Week: Wrestling's Sam Wustefeld

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Sam Wustefeld continued to work his way up the ranks amongst New Jersey’s wrestling elite this week, and the Scotch Plains wrestling star’s tremendous accomplishments on the wrestling mat have pegged him as this week’s Yeti MMA Athlete of the Week.

In the NJSIAA District 13 Tournament last Saturday, hosted by Scotch Plains-Fanwood for the first ...

FSPY Swimmers Shine at YMCA Silver Meet

SEWELL, NJ -- The Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA Swim Team sent 67 swimmers who qualified for the YMCA Silver meet to Gloucester Institute of Technology at Sewell, NJ, from Feb. 17-19. The team finished 9th overall with 20 swimmers attaining YMCA State times.

The two Top Scorers for the team: for the boys, Manav Shah (66 points) 1650 Free (1st ), 500 Free (3rd), 1000 Free ...

Wrestling: Cannon, Wustefeld to Compete in Region 4 Tournament at Union High School on Saturday

UNION, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School junior Jack Cannon will compete at the Region 4 Tournament on Saturday at Union High School, following to his victory over Michael Massa of Seton Hall Prep on Wednesday.

Cannon and fellow co-captain Sam Wustefeld, who drew a bye thanks to his No. 1 ranking in the 182 lb. weight class, were the only two Raider wrestlers to advance following ...

FSPY Bronze Stars at Raritan Bay Meet

PERTH AMBOY, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA swim team had a strong showing at the 2017 YMCA Bronze Championship Meet held on February 12-13 at The Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy. The two-day event was open to swimmers with qualifying “Bronze” times from 16 Ys across Northern Jersey. FSPY swimmers, ages 9-18, battled 16 teams from North Jersey area Ys, and ended up placing ...

Chewy Massena, Union County College’s Men’s Basketball Star, Surpasses 1,000 Career Points

CRANFORD - Chinua “Chewy” Massena, a sophomore guard from Bloomfield and a vital member of Union County College’s Men’s Basketball team, surpassed his 1,000 career point total during the Feb. 2 game against Passaic County College. In addition to this significant achievement, he is currently leading the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III in scoring, ...

Boys Swimming: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Advances to State Championships for Third Straight Year; Defeats West Windsor-Plainsboro, 102-68

WAYNE, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood boys swim team will compete for the state championship for the third year in a row when they take on Mainland Regional in a rematch of last year's title meet on Saturday. The Raiders handily defeated West Windsor-Plainsboro South, 102-68, on Tuesday to earn another trip to the finals at The College of New Jersey.

SPFHS opened with a victory in the 200 ...

Wrestling: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Sends Six Wrestlers to Regional Tourney

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The NJSIAA has announced the seeds for this week's Region 4 tournament at Union High School. The wrestlers advanced by finishing in the top three spots in the District Tournament held at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School on Saturday.

"Each of the six guys that made it to regions is peaking at the right time," said Raiders wrestling coach ...

Boys Basketball: Raiders Shred Hillside in Blowout Win, 71-43

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Even if the lights were still on in the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School gym Tuesday night, the Raiders came close to shooting them out with a blowout victory over Hillside, 71-43.

The contest began in the first quarter, and that’s where the Raiders gave the Comets the belief that the game would be over.

The Raiders stormed out to a 9-2 spurt in the first ...

Boys Swimming: Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Swims in State Semifinal on Tuesday

Passaic, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High school boys swim team takes on No. 3 West Windsor-Plainsboro South in the state Semifinal meet at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Passaic County Technical Institute.

The winner of the meet will advance swim against either defending state champion Mainland or No. 4 Randolph.  If both Scotch Plains-Fanwood and Mainland advance, it will be a ...

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