Milwaukee Brewers Draft Brandon Hylton of Ridge H.S.

June 8, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - After two-and-a-half days of waiting, Brandon Hylton of Ridge High School found out late Wednesday afternoon that he had been selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2018 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.

A left-handed hitting first baseman, Hylton was chosen in the 33rd round of the draft, which began Monday evening.

"I have been watching the draft every single ...

Tour of Somerville: Photo Finish Win for Van Gelder in Women's Race; Last Second Surge in Men's Race


SOMERVILLE, NJ - Had there been more tread on the front tire of Colleen Gulick's bicycle, Laura Van Gelder might not have won her record-setting fifth Tour of Somerville.

Side-by-side, wheel-to-wheel, Van Gelder, 54, won by the narrowest of margins in the Mildred Kugler 25-mile Women's Pro event in a dramatic photo finish, successfully defending the title she won in 2017. She ...

Girls Lacrosse: Bernards Beats Madison for Sectional Championship

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Annie Thomas scored four goals and had a hand in three others to steer Bernards to a 15-8 girls lacrosse victory over Madison for the Section 2, Group 2 championship on Thursday.

Laurel McHale also scored four goals for the Mountaineers (16-5), who had a 6-2 halftime lead. Abby Cawley and Jenna McHale each totaled two goals and one assist. Ann Gillis also scored two goals ...

Girls Lacrosse: Bernards Ousts West Essex From State Tournament, Heads for Sectional Final

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The Bernards girls lacrosse team scored seven goals in each half and went on to a 14-7 victory over West Essex in the semifinal round of the Section 2, Group 2 state tournament on Monday.

Elise Cohan scored five goals for Bernards (15-5), which led, 7-4, at halftime. Laurel McHale finished with four goals and one assist for the Mountaineers.

Jenna McHale had three goals ...

Boys Lacrosse: Bernards Knocks Out Caldwell, 7-6

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The Bernards boys lacrosse team eliminated Caldwell with a 7-6 victory in the quarterfinal round of the South Jersey, Group 1 state tournament on Friday.

Ethan Caldwell finished with two goals and two assists for the Mountaineers (12-4), who got two goals apiece from Drew Booher and Bobby Cannan.

Jack Warren also scored a goal for Bernards, which got 10 saves from goalie ...

Boys Lacrosse: Bernards Routs Gov. Livingston, 13-2

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Bobby Cannan scored five goals to lead Bernards to a 13-2 boys lacrosse victory over Gov. Livingston on Saturday.

Jack Warren scored four goals and accumulated three assists for the Mountaineers (10-4). Ethan Caldwell totaled two goals and two assists, and Drew Booher also scored a pair of goals for Bernards.

PJ Chisholm made two saves for Bernards.

Baseball: Ridge Beats Bernards, 6-2

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Brandon Hylton hit a home run and Joe Covello excelled in relief to lead Ridge to a 6-2 baseball victory over Bernards on Friday.

Ridge (14-5) scored four runs in the third inning to overcome a 2-0 deficit. Winning pitcher Jack Love (3-1) allowed two runs and four hits in four innings. Covello pitched three shutout innings, allowing one hit and no walks and striking out ...

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