EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge varsity baseball team enjoyed a stadium experience and played an exciting game in Sunday’s battle vs. Manville at TD Bank Ballpark, home of the Somerset Patriots. The Rams fell short in a 9-6 contest despite rallying for five runs in the last three innings.
Prior to the game, the four seniors were honored for their years of dedication to the baseball program. Tim McDonald of Green Brook, Ryan Petela of Clark, Gerald Ringler of Watchung and JJ Stueck of Scotch Plains were joined by their parents on the field during pre-game festivities.
Tim and JJ pitched well for the Rams in the loss. Ryan blasted a triple, Gerald laced a double and JJ collected two hits for W+H, which was supported by a hearty group of fans. Members of the Middle School team joined the varsity players in the dugout.
Graduating seniors were: Tim McDonald of Green Brook, Gerald Ringler of Watchung, JJ Stueck of Scotch Plains, and Ryan Petela of Clark, who posed with their senior banners and moms and dads.
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School is Central Jersey’s premier PreK-12 independent school. The campus is located at 1295 Inman Ave. in North Edison, near the Scotch Plains border and just five miles from downtown Westfield. It is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational day school that prepares students to lead and succeed in a world of global interconnection. Wardlaw+Hartridge provides an educational atmosphere characterized by academic challenge, support for individual excellence, diversity, and a familial sense of community.