SPHS Athlete of the Week

October 19, 2018

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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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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