SPHS Athlete of the Week

March 13, 2020

The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team had a successful weekend as they competed at the NJSIAA State Wrestling Tournament in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The Tigers sent down three wrestlers to the tournament and placed two of them in the top 8 of their weight class to earn All-State ...

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The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team had a successful weekend as they competed at the Region V Tournament at Franklin High School.  Overall the Tigers qualified three wrestlers to the State Tournament with Anthony White and Tommy Renna winning region titles at 132lbs and 195lbs ...

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The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team won their thirty-sixth consecutive District title this past Saturday as they outpaced second place finisher St. John Vianney 192.5-155.  The Tigers crowned three champions, four runners up, and two third place finishers to qualify the District best ...

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The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team won their sixth consecutive sectional title this past Friday as they defeated Rumson – Fair Haven 42-30 in front of a packed house in Anthony Cotoia Gymnasium.  The Tigers traveled down to the State Group Tournament on Sunday where they fell to the ...

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The South Plainfield Girls’ Basketball team is starting to peak at the right time of the season.  This past week the Lady Tigers won all three games they played. On Tuesday, South Plainfield defeated Woodbridge by a score of 57-36.  Thursday the Lady Tigers had a rematch against North Brunswick.  ...

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The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team is gearing up for a run in the NJSIAA Team Tournament as they look to win their sixth consecutive Sectional title which would extend the school record of consecutive sectional titles.  The Tigers enter the tournament as the number 1 seed and will ...

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This past week South Plainfield’s Co-ed Swim Team competed in their individual county championships.  The program continues to improve while competing against larger schools.  Sophomore Katie Ziga has been a vital part of the Tiger’s Swim Team. Last week on Tuesday 1/21, Katie Ziga scored a ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Basketball Season is off and running.  The team finished as the runner up in the Anthony J. Cotoia Holiday Tournament.  On their way to the finals, the Tigers had an impressive win over JP Stevens.  They then went on to lose a tough fought game to powerhouse Scotch ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Basketball team had a fantastic week.  This past week the Tigers won all three divisional games they played. On Monday, South Plainfield defeated South River by a score of 63-31.  Next, on Wednesday they beat Metuchen 47-45.  On Friday in their last divisional game of the ...

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The South Plainfield Girls’ Basketball team had a terrific week.  This past week the Lady Tigers won all three games they played. On Tuesday, South Plainfield defeated Colonia by a score of 52-39.  Next, on Thursday they beat New Brunswick 42-14.  Then in their last divisional game of the week on ...

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The South Plainfield Winter Track Program continues to be one of the most successful teams during the Winter Athletic Season.  The Girls’ have had success in the Greater Middlesex Conference Blue Division, winning both the Blue Division Relay and Blue Division Individual Championships last season.  ...

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The South Plainfield Wrestling Team had a great opening to their season defeating Scotch Plains – Fanwood 54-27 on Friday night and finished second at the Morris Knolls Tournament on Saturday.  The Tigers, ranked 13th in the state by the Star Ledger, compiled 168 points narrowly falling to ...

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Zoe Lambert kicked off her last season on the SPHS Varsity Competition Cheer Team receiving a prestigious award. On December 8th, Zoe 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. As ...

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With the beginning of the Competition Cheer season underway, Danielle McParland began her last season with a bang. On December 8th, Danielle 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.

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The Girls’ Soccer team had a successful season.  This year the team recorded seven wins and qualified for the NJSIAA State Tournament. Junior Lauren Hutchison was honored after the season finished as an All Blue Division Girls’ Soccer Player for the second straight year.  Her work ethic and ...

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While some winter sports were getting underway, conference awards were being finalized.  Senior Jordan Lovett was honored as an All White Division tennis player. Her aggressive style and hard work ensured her this distinction.  On the season, Jordan was a leader and captain for the Lady Tigers.  ...

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The South Plainfield Football team battled injuries and numbers all season but remained competitive.  The Tigers finished its season with a win in the annual North vs South game.  One of the leaders for South Plainfield this season was senior Samuel Nieves.  Sam demonstrated that he was one of ...

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The South Plainfield Football team won its final game Friday night in its annual North vs South game.  The Tigers were impressive in their 54-41 win over rival North Plainfield.  South Plainfield was led by senior Josiah Harvey.  Josiah had an outstanding game against North Plainfield.  He ...

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The Girls Cross Country team is quietly having one of the best seasons of all the fall sports teams, led by senior captain Julianne Ferraro.    The Lady Tigers are currently 12-1 on the season.  This past week the girls dominated Bound Brook 15-50 while getting ready to compete in the Greater ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Cross-Country Team is having a very successful season.  The Boys’ have contended in the division throughout the year to a notable 7-5 record.  Much of this success is due to the continued consistency of rookie freshman Logan Betyeman. Logan decided to join the ...

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Last week the South Plainfield Girls’ Volleyball Team won three matches.  The Lady Tigers defeated three GMC rivals.  They beat New Brunswick and Timothy Christian 2-0.  Then on Saturday overpowered Perth Amboy 2-0 during their Breast Cancer Awareness Match.  Senior captain, Mackenzie O’Brien has ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Soccer Team continues their winning ways while trying to secure a Blue Division Championship.  On the season the Boys’ Soccer team is currently 9-4.  The Tigers have wins over GMC rivals South Brunswick and are currently tied at the top of the division.  The team this ...

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South Plainfield High School Girls’ Tennis Team is having a very successful season.  The team is currently 6-2 on the year.  Junior, Olivia Olano and senior, Cameron Marks, has have been instrumental to the Lady Tigers success this year.  Cameron Marks and Olivia Olano play first doubles for the ...

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The South Plainfield Boys’ Soccer Team is having another fantastic season.  Last week the Boys’ Soccer team rattled off three wins, two over GMC Division rivals.  The Tigers defeated Union Catholic 1-0 and then went on to defeat both Metuchen and John F. Kennedy by a combined score of 7-1.  This ...

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The South Plainfield Field Hockey Team is once again off to a great start of their 2019 season.  The Lady tigers are currently undefeated this year.  During this past week, South Plainfield went 3-0 winning over GMC rivals Piscataway, East Brunswick and Old Bridge.   Much of their success is due to ...

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The South Plainfield High School baseball team had another outstanding season with a record of 18-9. This past week, the Tigers began their run for a Sectional Championship.  They won the first round game against eighth seeded Delaware Valley 3-0.   South Plainfield has been led by senior pitcher, ...

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Sam Pullen has had a tremendous senior season for the Girls’ Spring Track Team.  As a captain of the Lady Tigers’, Sam has walked away with a medal from every competition this season.  She has won gold at the individual level as well as on her relay teams.  Sam is best known for her jumping ...

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The South Plainfield Softball Team has made it to the semi-finals of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament.  The Lady Tigers defeated Dunellen 4-0 in the opening round.  On Saturday, South Plainfield upset third seed Monroe 1-0 in the quarterfinals to set up a rematch against John F.

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The South Plainfield High School baseball team is having another outstanding season. Currently their record is 12-6.  This past week, the Tigers won three games beating division rival Woodbridge twice, and defeating out of conference foe Arthur L. Johnson. A huge part of the success the Tigers had ...

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Junior Bobby Rivera is a key part of the South Plainfield Boys’ Track Team’s success.  The Winter and Spring Track Captain is an athlete who looks to constantly improve his team and times.   At the beginning of this spring season, Bobby has worked to  bring home accolades for his program from each ...

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