Sports

Jonathan Dayton Softball Wins Third in a Row with 22-2 Victory over Rahway

a7d4f97cc8cd259803ce_410Team.jpg
The Team Credits: Chip Dickson
00ad95f2215a2a1da17c_410MaggieCatching.jpg
Maggie Phillips behind the Plate Credits: Chip Dickson
a37ebc4a22f294623cb7_410firstbase.jpg
Victoria Delia at First Base Credits: Chip Dickson
2cb9068671478127de38_410leftfield.jpg
Angelina Cacioppo in Left Field Credits: Chip Dickson
2c897df217de9689738a_410Marinnaatbat.jpg
Marinna Kwinta at bat Credits: Chip Dickson
81e0923054705e552b2f_410pitching.jpg
Holly Wilson pitching Credits: Chip Dickson
20db28ea395820c6a8cb_410Amanda.jpg
Amanda Lau at Shortstop Credits: Chip Dickson
e3fb348a6d101030640a_4102ndbase.jpg
Arianna DeMartino at Second Base Credits: Chip Dickson
9037fa6ae992daafebfb_410basesloaded.jpg
Bases Loaded Credits: Chip Dickson
a7d4f97cc8cd259803ce_410Team.jpg

RAHWAY, NJ - Jonathan Dayton softball won its third game in a row with a lopsided 22-2 win in four innings over a UCC- Valley team Rahway High School. 

In the first inning, Dayton loaded the bases and was able to push one runner across the plate and then ended the inning with the bases still loaded.  Before Rahway scored, Dayton added seven more runs in the second.  They then added six runs in the third inning and eight in the fourth inning.

Junior pitcher Holly Wilson pitched a strong game with the second inning being the only inning Rahway mounted any challenge when they scored their two runs.  She struck out four. 

Sign Up for E-News

Sophomore Maggie Phillips showed her versatility and ability to adjust and play where needed.  She started the season expecting to play right field, but then she moved to first base because of an injury to a teammate.  Against Rahway, she played catcher.  Freshman Victoria Delia took over in right field and moved up to first base for this game.   Freshman Casey Janker got her first start and played well in right field.

Everyone one of the Bulldogs got on base more than once and five players scored three runs.  Left fielder Angelina Cacioppo was four for five including a home run and she had five RBIs and Wilson was three of five and five RBIs.  Phillips was walked four times and that led to three RBIs.  Senior center fielder Marinna Kwinta was one of two and accounted for three RBIs.  Junior shortstop Amanda Lau was three of four; was hit by a pitch and stole a base.  Senior at second base Arianna DeMartino scored three runs.  In her five at bats she walked twice and got two hits.

The Bulldogs scored 22 runs on 14 hits, while Rahway managed three hits and two runs. 

The victory pushes the Bulldog’s record to 3-1 overall and 2-1 in UCC – Mountain.  With the loss Rahway falls to 1-2.

The Bulldogs play tomorrow at 4 p.m. game tomorrow at Union High School.  They return back to the Dayton turf field Thursday for a 4 p.m. game against Cranford High School.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Springfield

Three School Buses Involved in Crash at Clark's ALJ High School

June 21, 2018

CLARK, NJ — Three buses collided in the Arthur L. Johnson High School parking lot around noon on Thursday in a chain-reaction crash. 

Students were on board at the time, according to Police Chief Pedro Matos. One driver and two students had minor injuries, Matos said.   

According to a Honeywell alert issued by the Clark Public School District, ...

Get Empowered to Help Prevent Suicide

June 9, 2018

Over the past week social media and the news have been filled with stories and articles encouraging people to seek help if they’re in emotional distress. There have been countless articles about the need to break the silence around the topic of mental health and suicide, and I am encouraged by the support people are extending to others.

Often, the death by suicide by prominent ...

Construction Update on Vauxhall Ave. Bridge, Chestnut St. Bridge and Morris Avenue Work

June 19, 2018

UNION, NJ – A CodeRed alert about road construction, the resulting congestion, and what can be expected, was sent to residents Tuesday morning.

The message said the work on these state roads is being performed by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.  The message outlined the following work scheduled for June and July:

The Vauxhall Bridge over Route 22.  Work ...

Shakespeare in the Park Returns to Union County, Sunday, July 8

June 22, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the return of Shakespeare in the Park this summer. The first performance will be presented on Sunday, July 8 at 7:00 p.m. at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade in Linden.

The Shrew Mechanicals Troupe from The Shakespeare Theatre of New jersey will present an hour long performance of “Powerful Trouble,” a stirring ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, June 23, 10:00 AM

CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties, Morristown

CASA Information Session

Mon, June 25, 7:45 AM

17 Kent Place Boulevard, Summit

Monday Morning Yoga

Health & Wellness