SPHS Athlete of the Week

December 13, 2018

With the beginning of the Competition Cheer season underway, Brianna Slover was honored as South Plainfield High School’s first All-State recipient from the NJCDCA. As stated at the awards breakfast this past Sunday, only the best of the best get chosen. With over 50 applicants, Brianna was one out ...

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The South Plainfield Girls’ Bowling Team is in a rebuilding year.  The Lady Tigers are looking to continually improve as the season progresses.  Against Mother Seton, South Plainfield was able to win the team’s first game of the season ending with a tie for the match.  Senior Hallie Bisgaard looks ...

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Last week while winter sports were getting underway, conference awards were being finalized.  Sophomore Lauren Hutchison was honored as an All Blue Division Girls’ Soccer Player and also recognized by the New Jersey Girl Soccer Coaches Association.  Her aggressive style and hard work ensured her ...

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South Plainfield High School Girls’ Tennis Team had another successful season.  The team had nine wins on the season and qualified for the NJSIAA State Tournament for the first time in years.  The team was once again led by junior captain, Jordan Lovett. During the season, Jordan excelled for ...

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The South Plainfield Football team stunned the previously unbeaten and #10 ranked team in the State of New Jersey last Friday.  The Tigers won an exciting 17-16 game over West Essex.  South Plainfield will move on to the next round of the state playoffs this week.  The victory was led by junior Sam ...

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The South Plainfield Football team continues to have an impressive season.  The Tigers were dominate in their 34-0 win over Carteret.  This win enabled South Plainfield to qualify for the state playoffs.  The team was led by senior Zach DelVecchio.  Zach continues to be one of the better running ...

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The girl’s cross-country team is having another successful fall season led by junior captain Julianne Ferraro.  The Lady Tigers are currently 6-3 on the season.  This past week the girls dominated Bound Brook 15-50. Throughout the season Julianne has taken multiple first place finishes in dual ...

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The South Plainfield Field Hockey Team had a huge week going into the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament.  The Lady Tigers rolled off four straight wins including a first round conference tournament win.  This helped raise their season record to 12-5.  Much of this success is due to the play ...

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The South Plainfield Football team had one of the programs most historic wins last Friday.  The Tigers knocked off defending State Champions North Hunterdon.  South Plainfield was able to win a close 15-14 hard fought overtime victory.  This brought the Tigers record to 3-2 on the season.  South ...

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The South Plainfield Field Hockey Team is once again having a very competitive season.  The Lady tigers are currently 7-3 on the season.  During this past week, South Plainfield went 3-0 winning twice over GMC rival East Brunswick and defeating Piscataway 1-0.   Much of their success is due to the ...

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This year, the South Plainfield Girls’ Gymnastics Team is out to a great start.  Currently the team is undefeated at 2-0.  They opened their season with a win over GMC rival Piscataway.  Then the Lady Tigers defeated South Brunswick in the season’s home opener .  Leading the way for South ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Soccer Team is looking to improve from last year with a group of veterans and newcomers.  On the season the Boys’ Soccer team is currently 3-1-1.  The Tigers have wins over GMC rivals South River and Carteret while also defeating out of division opponent Ridge.  The team ...

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The South Plainfield Football team won its home opener Friday night against Spotswood.  The Tigers were impressive in not letting up any points in their 13-0 win.  South Plainfield was led by senior Dondre Tate.  Dondre is trying to improve on last season.  He started the 2018 year with 8 rushes ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Spring Track has continued to be one of the most successful programs for the Spring Athletic Season.  The Boys’ have been dominate in the Greater Middlesex Conference Blue Division for the last few years.  After being decimated by graduation, the Tigers were not sure what ...

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The South Plainfield High School baseball team is continuing to have a successful 2018 season with a record of 15-9. This past week, the Tigers went 4-0 beating out of conference foes North Hunterdon, Montgomery, and Bernards.  They finished the week with a win in the first round of the Greater ...

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The South Plainfield Softball Team had an exciting week of action where the team saw Coach Panzarella break the all-time win total in NJ. The Lady Tigers got things rolling by defeating John F. Kennedy 3-2 on Monday.  South Plainfield then traveled to Perth Amboy for a night double header and ...

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The South Plainfield Baseball team had an exciting week of action where they faced some top competition in the Greater Middlesex Conference. The Tigers got things rolling by defeating GMC White Division Rival, Piscataway 5-2 on Monday and then again 10-7 on Tuesday.  On Thursday, South Plainfield ...

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The South Plainfield Softball is off to another great start to the 2018 season. The Lady Tigers are currently 9-3 on the year.  This past week saw South Plainfield go 4-0 against conference opponents.  The Lady Tigers got things rolling by defeating Colonia 5-3 on Monday and then Woodbridge 9-0 on ...

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The South Plainfield High School Girls’ track team is off to another great start in the 2018 season.  Their record currently stands at 3-0. This past week, the Lady Tigers defeated divisional rivals Metuchen and Middlesex by the scores of 80-56 and 75-56.  They then went on to dominate Bishop Ahr ...

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The South Plainfield High School Girls’ Lacrosse team is off to a fantastic start to their 2018 season with a record of 2-0. This past week, the Lady Tigers crushed division rival Bishop Ahr by the score of 14-2, and then went on to beat Boonton 6-3.  A huge part of the success for South Plainfield ...

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The South Plainfield High School baseball team had a great start to their 2018 season. This past Saturday, the Tigers won their home opener against division rival John F. Kennedy. South Plainfield defeated the Mustangs by a score of 2-1 to start the year off with a win.  A huge part of the success ...

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Although the winter season is over, the Girls’ Winter Track Team accomplished much success.  They started the season winning the Merli Invitational and then went on to be the Blue Division Relay Champions.  The Girls’ Winter Track Program also won the Blue Division Championship for the first time ...

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The South Plainfield Wrestling Team sent six wrestlers to compete in the New Jersey Individual State Wrestling Championships, March 2nd-4th.  Thirty-two wrestlers throughout the state qualified for each weight class.  South Plainfield placed two out of the six qualifiers in the State of New Jersey.

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The South Plainfield Wrestling Team finished its terrific season this past weekend at the New Jersey Individual State Wrestling Championships.  The top four wrestlers from the Region Tournament in Union had the opportunity to wrestle in Atlantic City for an individual state title.  The Tigers ...

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The South Plainfield Wrestling Team competed at the Region 4 tournament this past weekend.  The top four wrestlers of each weight class will go on to wrestle in the NJSIAA Individual State Championship at the Atlantic City Convention Center.  South Plainfield continued to have a stellar year ...

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The South Plainfield Wrestling Team continues to have a very successful season.  The team not only won a Group III State Championship for the third consecutive year, but they also won a state record 34th consecutive District Championship.  The top three wrestlers will go on to compete in Union in ...

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The South Plainfield Wrestling Team finished their dual meet season with a deceiving 20-7 record.  This past week saw the Tigers defeat Ewing (69-4), Bordentown Regional (49-9), and Ocean Township (54-6) to win the Central Jersey Group III Sectional Championship.  This advanced South Plainfield to ...

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This past week South Plainfield’s Co-ed Swim Team finished their season.  The team was competitive in most meets, many times competing against bigger schools.  Junior Alyzah Ziga was an integral part of the Tiger’s Swim Team. On Friday 2/2, Alyzah scored a total of 8 points against Linden with a ...

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The South Plainfield Girls’ Bowling Team has had a very successful season thus far.  They are currently 11-6 in the conference.  The team is seeded eighth in the upcoming Greater Middlesex Conference Team Tournament.  Senior Lanasia Neal continues to lead the South Plainfield Girls’ Team. This ...

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The Winter Track Season is drawing to a close as the State Sectional Qualifying Events quickly approach.  With six meets in the past and just a couple more to go, only one South Plainfield Athlete has walked home from each event with a medal.  Shot putter Brianna Atkinson has placed in every meet ...

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