SPHS Athlete of the Week

May 14, 2021

During the shortened season three the South Plainfield Girls’ Volleyball Team won seven matches making it all the way to the quarterfinals of the sectional championship.  Junior Baylee Wnuk was an integral part of the success this year.  For her hard work and dedication on the court, Baylee was ...

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Last week while spring sports were getting underway, conference awards were being finalized for season three.  Junior Kshama Parekh was honored as an All-White Division Volleyball Player. Her aggressive style and hard work ensured her this distinction.  On the season, Kshama led the team with 87 ...

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The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team competed in the NJSIAA State Wrestling Tournament at Phillipsburg High School this past weekend and had tremendous success.  The Tigers sent two wrestlers to the state tournament and both wrestlers placed in the top 8 of their weight class.  Junior, ...

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The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team competed in the newly named “North 2 Super Regional Wrestling Tournament” this past weekend and did quite well.  The Tigers qualified all 14 of their starting wrestlers into the tournament and had 11 of the 14 wrestlers get seeded in the top 16 of the ...

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This year, the South Plainfield Girls’ Gymnastics Team has been competing in the winter due to Covid-19.  The Lady Tigers have been getting better as the season progresses.  South Plainfield is a young team with most novice gymnasts.  They have a season high score of 91/1 vs East Brunswick.  ...

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The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team has continued their winning ways through the first 7 duals meets of the year. So far this season, the Tigers gained some revenge knocking off Red Division Rival Monroe High School 53-19, perennial state power Southern Regional 40-19, and Red Division ...

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This past week South Plainfield’s Co-ed Swim Team finished their Covid shortened season.  The program continues to improve while competing against larger schools.  This season the Tigers finished with a record of 2-4.  Senior captain Timson Nguyen has been a leader for the Tiger’s Swim Team. On ...

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The Winter Track Program has finally started to compete.  Once all the snow melted both the boys’ and girls’ teams began their dual meet season.  These past few weeks South Plainfield has faced Colonia, Highland Park, Edison, and Wardlaw-Hartridge.  Senior Jasmine Patel has helped lead the Lady ...

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It has been a tough couple of months for the Winter Track Program.  Snow, sleet, and cold winds have slowed the practice schedule and limited competition.  The season started two months late, and athletes had a hard time staying in shape.  One competitor ready to run his best, however, was Senior ...

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The South Plainfield Girls’ Basketball team peaked at the right time of the season.  This past week the Lady Tigers won the Greater Middlesex Conference Flaherty Family Pod Tournament upsetting both the number one and two seeds on the way. On Wednesday, South Plainfield defeated South River by a ...

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While the winter season has looked different this year, teams are still able to compete.  The South Plainfield Girls’ Bowling Team has shown growth throughout the season.  This year they are currently 3-3-1 as a team competing against larger programs due to Covid-19.  Senior captain Shannon Csordos ...

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This week the South Plainfield Boys’ Basketball team continued their winning ways.  The Tigers won both the games they played. On Monday, South Plainfield defeated rival Dunellen by a score of 68-61.  Saturday the Tigers avenged their lone loss on the season beating Metuchen by a score of 50-42.  ...

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Katelyn Luster was awarded and selected by the New Jersey Cheerleading and Dance Coaches Association (NJCDCA) to become a recipient and member of the NJCDCA All-State team. Katelyn Luster becomes the fourth member of the South Plainfield Competition Cheer team to receive this prestigious award.

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On February 3, 2021, the New Jersey Scholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) took part in the 35th Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD).  This program hopes to inspire girls and women to participate and be involved in athletics, and to reach their full potential.  Schools in New ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Basketball team is off to a great start this season.  This past week the Tigers won both the games they played. On Wednesday, South Plainfield defeated Red Division rival John P. Stevens by a score of 57-47.  Thursday the Tigers dominated returning Gold Division ...

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One newcomer to the South Plainfield football team excelled for the Tigers this season.  Freshman Patrick Smith was honored with All Division honors in his first season on the gridiron. His speed and hard work ensured him this award.  Patrick was one of the better kick returners for the ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Cross-Country Team had another successful season.  They finished with a terrific 5-2 record.  Much of this success is due to the continued consistency of junior captain Jackson Gaffney. Jackson is a three-time letter winner for the South Plainfield Boys’ Cross-Country ...

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While some winter sports are getting underway, conference and state awards are being finalized for the fall season.  Senior Austin Scott was honored with many accolades for his football season and career for South Plainfield. His aggressive style and hard work ensured him these awards.  Austin ...

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The Girls’ Soccer team demonstrated their strength this fall season recording seven wins and making it to the semifinals of the NJSIAA State Tournament. Sophomore Genesis Garces Gomez was honored after the season and finished as an All Blue Division Girls’ Soccer Player for the first time in her ...

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The South Plainfield Field Hockey team once again remained competitive during the fall sports season.  The Lady Tigers highlight on the season was their state win over Monmouth Regional.  One of the leaders for South Plainfield this season was junior captain Sarai Adams. On the season, Sarai ...

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The South Plainfield Football team once again had to overcome injuries and low numbers all season but remained competitive with one of the toughest schedules in the state.  The Tigers highlight on the season was a home victory over Warren Hills.  One of the leaders for South Plainfield this season ...

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The Girl's Cross-Country team finished their 2020 campaign with an astonishing undefeated record. The small, but mighty Tigers have stunned their opponents by finishing in the top spots of every race within their division. The undefeated season has been a bright spot through this hectic, Covid ...

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The Boys’ Soccer team had another fantastic season.  The team finished with a record of 10-4 and made it to the semifinals of the NJSIAA State Tournament. Sophomore Rohan Castillo was honored after the season and finished as an All-Blue Division Boys’ Soccer Player for the first time in his career.

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The Girls’ Soccer team had another successful season.  The team once again recorded seven wins and made it to the semifinals of the NJSIAA State Tournament. Senior Lauren Hutchison was honored after the season and finished as an All Blue Division Girls’ Soccer Player for the third consecutive year.

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While some fall sports were finishing their seasons, a few conference awards were being finalized for tennis.  Junior Jada Worthem was honored as an All Blue Division tennis player. Her aggressive style and hard work ensured her this distinction.  On the season, Jada was a leader and captain for ...

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The South Plainfield Field Hockey Team had a huge week going into the New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association Regional Tournament.  The Lady Tigers rolled off three straight wins including a first round NJSIAA tournament win.  South Plainfield had wins over Sayreville, Monroe, and Monmouth ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Soccer Team continues their winning ways while getting ready for the post season.  On the season the Boys’ Soccer team is currently 9-3.  The Tigers have wins over GMC rivals Metuchen and are currently seeded three in their regional tournament.  A surprising newcomer to ...

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The Girl's Cross-Country team is continuing to quietly have one of the most successful seasons of all the fall sports teams. The small, but mighty Tigers have stunned their opponents by finishing in the top spots of every race. Last week, the Tigers improved their record to 5-0 after a dominant win ...

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The Girl’s Cross-Country team is off to another undefeated start to the 2020 fall season.  Despite the challenges faced by COVID-19 and the new safety protocols, the Tigers have prevailed.  The team’s 4-0 start is a product of hard work, determination, and teamwork. Leading the Tigers is senior ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Soccer Team is off to another great start this season.  Last week Boys’ Soccer went undefeated with three wins, all over GMC Conference rivals.  The Tigers defeated Spotswood 3-0 and then went on to defeat both Highland Park in overtime (2-1) and Edison 2-0.  This has ...

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