Sports

May 4, 2021

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — The South Brunswick baseball team rebounded to defeat East Brunswick, 6-5, in eight innings on Tuesday, earning a split of the two-game series played out over consecutive days. The Vikings (6-4) had a 5-0 lead after six innings before East Brunswick (3-5) rallied with five ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — Hana Cross went 4-for-4 with a home run and four RBI in South Brunswick's 14-0 softball victory over Edison on Monday. Cameran Tarvin and Elizabeth Mullen combined on the five-inning no-hitter for South Brunswick (6-1), which scored seven runs in the second inning to take a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Chris Procaccini pitched a four-hitter to lift East Brunswick to a 6-0 baseball victory over South Brunswick on Monday. Procaccini threw 97 pitches in his route-going effort, striking out six and walking two as the Bears (3-4) won their third game in a row. Dustin ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate, have arrived in New Jersey after a month-long training camp in Florida, including a player with a name familiar to central New Jersey high school baseball fans. The team, including two other players from New ...

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METUCHEN, NJ — The South Brunswick baseball team came out on the short end of a classic pitching duel won by St. Joseph's Saturday afternoon. Before exiting after six innings due to pitch count restrictions, Frankie Sanchez of South Brunswick (5-3) struck out 11 batters, walked three and allowed ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — Elizabeth Mullen pitched  a two-hitter to send South Brunswick to a 1-0 softball victory over Monroe on Tuesday. Mullen struck out 13 batters and walked six. South Brunswick (4-0) got its only run off Olivia Quercia in the fifth inning. Ella Squires doubled and came in ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Claudia Zappia scored six goals and passed for one assist to lead the South Brunswick girls lacrosse team to a 15-4 victory over East Brunswick on Tuesday. Margot Costello scored four goals with one assist, Ally Shaw had two goals and an assist and Olivia Szucs dished out ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ — Frankie Sanchez struck out 12 batters in five innings to lead South Brunswick to a 7-4 baseball victory over Perth Amboy on Monday. Sanchez allowed two hits, four walks and one run in the course of his 94-pitch outing. He has allowed three hits in 10 innings this ...

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EDISON, NJ — The South Brunswick girls lacrosse team raced to a 13-point lead by halftime on its way to an 18-3 victory over Edison on Saturday. Margot Costello finished with five goals and five assists, and Claudia Zappia and Mikayla Gray scored three goals apiece for South Brunswick ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — Add Neel Telivedara to the list of shutout pitchers for the South Brunswick baseball team. Telivedara pitched a five-inning two-hitter to lift South Brunswick to its third shutout victory in a row, 10-0, over Perth Amboy on Friday. Telivedara struck out seven and walked ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — The South Brunswick softball team pounded out 15 hits and went on to a 21-2 victory over Piscataway on Thursday. Ella Squires went 3-for-3 with a triple, three RBI and three runs scored for South Brunswick, which built a huge lead very early in the game. Juliana Casillas was ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Mike Ford, who grew up in Belle Mead and honed his skills as a pitcher and infielder at the Hun School and Princeton University before signing a professional contract with the New York Yankees, has returned to the Major League club for the third time in as many years. Manager ...

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EDISON, NJ — One day this season, the South Brunswick baseball team might give up a run. But it didn't happen in two consecutive games against J.P. Stevens to start the season. Senior right-hander Frankie Sanchez pitched a five-inning one-hitter and also hit a two-run home run to lead the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — Joey Tuttoilmondo pitched a no-hitter to lift South Brunswick to a 7-0 victory over J.P. Stevens on opening day Monday. Tuttoilmondo, a junior right-hander, dispatched the Hawks on 99 pitches, striking out 17 batters and walking two. He got four runs in the sixth by the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University and head women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension that will keep the Hall of Fame coach courtside through the 2025-26 season. Stringer, who ranks fifth in career victories (1,055) among women’s ...

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COLUMBUS, OHIO — Senior forward Amirah Ali recorded the ninth golden goal of her career to lift Rutgers women's soccer (7-2-3, 6-2-3 Big Ten) to a 1-0, double-overtime victory over Michigan State (1-10-1, 1-9-1 Big Ten) in Thursday's opening round of the Big Ten Tournament.   Freshman Allison ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — In a tightly contested competition, the South Brunswick girls gymnastics team came away with a 91.1 - 90.1 victory over South Plainfield on Tuesday. Ryley O'Brien of South Brunswick took first place in the all-around, vault and beam events. O'Brien had a score of 34.3 in ...

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Anthony Ashnault’s chance at taking the next step for making Team USA for the Summer Tokyo Olympic Games came to a halt at the Team Trials on Friday in Fort Worth, Texas. The South Plainfield native and eighth-seeded grappler advanced into the quarterfinals of the 65-kilogram freestyle bracket ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — The South Brunswick wrestling team defeated Woodbridge, 37-30, on Wednesday in a match highlighted by four pins. The Vikings (5-3) got pins from Zain Ahmad at 120 pounds, Robb Philippus II at 182 pounds, Matthew Carlson at 195 pounds and Nicholas Wisbeski at 220 pounds.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and other professional sports franchises in New Jersey will benefit from Gov. Phil Murphy's easing of seating capacities for large outdoor and some indoor stadiums and arenas. The Patriots open their season at TD Bank Ballpark May 4, their first as the AA ...

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TEXAS - The time has come. South Plainfield High School alum and South Plainfield native Anthony Ashnault will be grappling to get one spot closer to making Team U.S.A. at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials this weekend, April 2-3, at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. Monday, Ashnault received the ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ — Although Old Bridge prevailed by shade over four points, the South Brunswick gymnastics team turned in some impressive performances in Tuesday's meet that ended with Old Bridge ahead, 101.3 - 97.275. Ryley O'Brien took second place and Hannah Trpisovsky rated third as South ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick girls volleyball team breezed to a 25-9, 25-13 victory over South Brunswick on Tuesday to maintain its undefeated record. Paige Anania had a big day with 10 kills, three digs and six aces for the Bears (9-0), who got 13 assists, two digs and three aces ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The sun was out, temperatures were unseasonably warm and it was a perfect day at New Brunswick High School for …. wrestling? The girls wrestling team faced off against Elizabeth last week in what is believed to be the first outdoor wrestling match in school history – boys or ...

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TETERBORO/HACKENSACK, NJ - The Bergen Tech girls bowling team was ranked number two in the state by New Jersey Advance Media in its season ending poll.   (With NJ Advanced Media's relationship with the NJSIAA in all sports statewide, their rankings are generally considered as the de facto ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ —The Rutgers athletics department, in response to the Big Ten Conference policy announcement Wednesday, will increase its venue capacities for all remaining 2020-21 Big Ten Conference competitions. The decision to follow local COVID-19 health guidelines and restrictions was ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Scott T. Miller, 40, of Somerset, has been arrested and charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child in the second degree. Miller was a basketball coach with the Central Jersey Havoc Basketball Club, a club for male and female student athletes, but recently left the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — The South Brunswick wrestling team recorded five pins en route to a 39-31 victory over Middlesex on Wednesday. Matthew Carlson pinned his opponent in 35 seconds at 195 pounds for the Vikings. Armaan Khatri (182 lbs.), Michael Kurilla (152 lbs.), Jackson Ratcliffe (132 lbs.) ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - For those looking for a reason to start running or walking this spring, get motivated to be a part of the 2021 Spotswood 5K. This run/walk event is scheduled to be virtual, but if the conditions of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic are deemed safe enough for a live event, an ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - As the minutes ticket away in the second half of last night's NCAA tournament game between Rutgers and heavily favored Houston, all were wondering: Could it be? Could Rutgers be heading back to the Sweet 16 - the first time since the 1970s? At Tavern on George, the outdoor white ...

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