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Boys Basketball: Tracey and Tanksley Combine For 45 Points For Union Catholic in OT Loss in Season Opener

December 16, 2018

ELIZABETH, N.J. -- Union Catholic came storming back late in the fourth quarter to force overtime, but came up short in its season opener on Saturday night, falling to Manasquan, 78-74, at the Hoop Group Tip-Off Classic at the Dunn Center in Elizabeth.
The Vikings, which trailed by nine points with 3:25 left in the fourth quarter and were down 66-59 with 1:48 left in ...

Boys Basketball: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Drops Season Opener to Colonia, 53-39

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Colonia jumped out to a 19-2 first quarter lead against Scotch Plains-Fanwood and never looked back as the Raiders dropped their home opener, 53-39, on Friday evening. 

Luke Valeriano led all scorers with 24 for Colonia, while teammate Chad Baker scored 15 points, including an emphatic second quarter dunk.

Jayson Williams pumped in 16 points for ...

Wrestling: South Plainfield Dominates Scotch Plains-Fanwood in Season Opener

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Raiders could not have drawn a tougher opening match when they took on wrestling powerhouse South Plainfield at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School on Friday evening. 

The Tigers, ranked No. 1 in the GMC and looking to win their fourth consecutive state title, dominated the Raiders, 67-6. Several of South Plainfield's wrestlers qualified for ...

Boys Basketball: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Plays Season Opener vs. Colonia on Fri, Dec. 14

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood tips off its boys basketball season at home vs. Colonia on Friday, Dec. 14. The Raiders play in the UCC Valley Conference along with Cranford, Gov. Livingston, Summit, Roselle, Rahway, and Hillside. Also on the schedule this season will be Plainfield, J.P. Stevens, Union ...

Wrestling Preview: Q&A with Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS Coach Marc Fabiano

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Raider wrestling returns on Friday at 5:00 p.m. when Scotch Plains-Fanwood hosts perennial powerhouse South Plainfield.

The 2109 Scotch Plains-Fanwood team consists of 73 athletes, likely the largest in the state, and has some big boots to fill after the graduation of senior captains Jack Cannon (23-5), Nick Palazzolo (24-4), and two-time state finalist ...

Girls Swimming: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Edges Chatham, 86-84, in Exciting Meet

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The depth of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s girls team helped them rack up enough points to edge a spirited Chatham team, 86-84, in a matchup that usually comes down to the final event. It was the case yet again on Wednesday at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA as the meet was decided in the 400 Freestyle Relay.

While Chatham won most of the races, Scotch ...

Boys Swimming: Fanwood Scotch Plains Defeats Chatham, 113-57

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Veterans Josh Cohen and Alan Shao won four races, and freshman Corey He finished first three times as Scotch Plains-Fanwood dominated Chatham, 113-57 at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA on Wednesday, Dec. 12. 

Cohen won the 50 and 500 Freestyle individual races and was part of the 200 Medley and 200 Freestyle Relays. The versatile Shao placed first in the ...

Hockey: Westfield Defeats Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 4-2

ROSELLE, NJ -- Westfield defeated Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 4-2, on Tue, Dec. 11, at Warinanco Rink in Roselle.

The Blue Devils jumped out to a 3-0 lead going into the final period of play before the Raiders attempted to mount a comeback with two third-period scores. 

Thomas Conrod, Nick Forno, Will Gamba, John Humiston scored for Westfield. Kyke Remo and Tim ...

Swimming: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Boys Top New Providence, 100-69

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood boy swim team topped New Providence, 100-69, on Monday, Dec. 10, at Berkeley Acquatics.

The Raiders took the 200 Medley Relay, the 50 and 100 Freestyle and 200 Freestyle Relay, the 100 Butterfly and 100 Backstroke. Matt London won the 100 Butterfly and was on the winning 200 Freestyle Relay. Josh Cohen took the 50 Freestyle and swam in the ...

Swimming: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Girls Improve to 2-0 with 112-58 Victory over New Providence, 112-58,

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood girls swim team improved to 2-0 with a dominating performance over New Providence, 112-58, at Berkeley Acquatics on Monday, Dec. 10.

The Raiders started the meet off with a victory in the 200 Medley Relay (Lily Hughes-Sofia Leonetti-Rachel Small-Chloe Howell) with a time of 1:59.47.

Freshmen swimmers won four individual ...


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Track & Field: Lestarchick Throws Huge Personal Best For Union Catholic at Rebel Shot Put Invit.

December 17, 2018

HOWELL, N.J. -- Senior Ray Lestarchick unloaded a huge personal best on his final throw to finish seventh to highlight action for Union Catholic at the Rebel Shot Put Series on Friday night at Howell High School

Lestarchick launched a 42-0 on his last attempt to shatter his previous personal best of 36-0 that he hit at the Union County J.V. Championships last spring.

The 42-0 by ...