SPHS Athlete of the Week

May 25, 2018

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 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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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 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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The Girls Winter Track Program ran away with the Blue Division Championship Saturday as they out hustled, jumped and threw their way past rivals JFK, Metuchen, Spotswood and Bishop Ahr.  South Plainfield was anchored by a balanced attack in the Shot Put, High Jump, Hurdles, 2 Mile, and 4 x 400 ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Basketball team is continually improving throughout the season.  The Tigers finished as runner-ups at the 9th Annual Anthony Cotoia Holiday Basketball Tournament. They then pushed one of the better teams in the GMC, Bishop Ahr, losing close, by a score of 66-74.  Things ...

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The South Plainfield Wrestling Team continues to be one of the better programs in the state of New Jersey. This week’s competition put the Tigers at 6-1 losing to the #8 state ranked team, Seton Hall Prep, while beating Pingry and Group II State Champions Delaware Valley.  South Plainfield is ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Winter Track Team is consistently been one of the most successful programs for the Winter Athletic Season.  The Boys’ have been dominate in the Greater Middlesex Conference Blue Division the last few years, winning both the Blue Division Relay and Blue Division Individual ...

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Friday December 15th was opening day for South Plainfield Girls’ Basketball.  The South Plainfield Team won an exciting back and forth win over Woodbridge. The Tigers were able to pull ahead in the fourth quarter, and then go on to a 49-42 victory.  Sophomore Alyssa Palmeri was a major contributor ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Bowling Team continues from their success of last season.  Coming off a Blue Division Title, and having many bowlers returning, The South Plainfield Boys’ Bowling Team has high standards for the season.  The team started off the year by defeating South River 4-0 on ...

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After graduating twenty-one seniors, many wondered how the South Plainfield Football Team would fair.  The team finished with a 4-6 record and lost their annual Thanksgiving Game to North Plainfield.  South Plainfield Football was also hit by major injuries this season.  One major loss was Charles ...

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This year, the South Plainfield Girls’ Gymnastics Team finished the season with a 4-2 record.  They also finished third in the Greater Middlesex Conference and fifth in Central Jersey Section 2.  The team was led this past year by senior captain Allison Graves.  During the season, Allison has ...

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The South Plainfield Football team brought its record to 3-5 with a win over John F. Kennedy Memorial High School.  The Tigers dominated on the defensive end of the game, not allowing JFK to score.  The Tigers grinded out a 7-0 victory.  South Plainfield was led by Junior Thomas Massaro.  TJ has ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Cross Country Team seems to be mirroring the Girls’ Cross Country Team.  They are also having a fantastic season.  The Boys’ have contended in the division throughout the year to a notable 9-5 record.  Much of this success is due to the continued consistency of rookie ...

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The South Plainfield Girls’ Cross Country Team has quietly been one of the most successful programs for the Fall Athletic Season.  The Girls’ have battled through the year to an impressive 8-4 record.  Much of this success is due to the continued consistency of sophomore Julianne Ferraro. Coming ...

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The South Plainfield Girls’ Volleyball Team is always looking to compete against the best teams.  The Lady Tigers are continually improving as the season progresses while facing these tougher teams.  Last week the Girls’ Volleyball team shocked GMC Red Division opponent Perth Amboy.  The Panthers ...

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South Plainfield High School Girls’ Tennis Team continues to have a successful season.  Sophomore, Jordan Lovett has helped lead the Lady Tigers this year.  The team currently holds a 6-5 record.  Jordan, who has played first singles since her freshman year, went 2-1 on the week. She was able to ...

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The South Plainfield Girls’ Soccer Team is in a rebuilding year.  The Lady Tigers are continually improving as the season progresses.  Last week the Girls’ Soccer team shocked GMC Division rival Spotswood.  The Chargers came into the game at 5-1.  The Lady Tigers did not defeat Spotswood, but ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Soccer Team is young and developing as the season is played.  Last week the Boys’ Soccer team rattled off two wins over GMC Division rivals.  The Tigers upset Sayreville 3-2 in overtime and then went on to defeat John F. Kennedy by a score of 3-0.  The team this year is ...

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The South Plainfield Field Hockey Team has proven to be one of the best in the Greater Middlesex Conference.  Being hit hard by graduation, many thought this would be a rebuilding year for South Plainfield.  Someone forgot to tell this to the Lady Tigers.  They have started the season 6-0 and have ...

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