Sports

July 17, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — For the final time in their high school careers, the Jonathan Dayton Baseball Class of 2020 got to play together. And they made sure it would count, with a dramatic 5-4 victory over Summit in the third and final day of pool play for the Last Dance Tournament. Darren ...

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UNION, NJ — May we have one more dance? Just one day after a 5-1 loss to the SPF Raiders of Scotch Plains, the Dawgs Baseball team bounced back with a 4-3 victory over Bird Ball in the 15B Eastern Morris Regional of the Last Dance Tournament at Teener Field in Union Wednesday. Dawgs Baseball ...

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UNION, NJ — While the final score may not have played out in their favor on Tuesday afternoon, the senior class members of the Dawgs Baseball team, representing Springfield in the Last Dance Baseball Tournament were finally able to play together at last. The Dawgs lost to the SPF Raiders of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The baseball team representing Springfield, consisting of players from Dayton High School, will open play in the Last Dance Tournament next Tuesday in the Western Union County Regional. Taking the out-of-season name of "Dawgs Baseball," the Springfield contingent will play its ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Starting this Monday, athletic fields under the jurisdiction of the Township of Springfield will reopen for permitted sporting activities, including organized youth and adult sports. According to a post on the township website, Springfield sports clubs, leagues, and teams that ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Bulldog will be a Lion next season. Senior guard DJ Alicea, the all-time boys' basketball scorer in Jonathan Dayton High School history, has made his college decision. He will be attending Georgian Court University in Lakewood. “I picked Georgian Court because from the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — This preview is part of a series that was slated to run and highlight members of the Spring sports teams at Jonathan Dayton High School. Without sports of any kind in the picture this spring, TAPinto Springfield will still be running the previews as a way to highlight the key ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — This preview is part of a series that was slated to run and highlight members of the Spring sports teams at Jonathan Dayton High School. Without sports of any kind in the picture this spring, TAPinto Springfield will still be running the previews as a way to highlight the key ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — This preview is part of a series that was slated to run and highlight members of the Spring sports teams at Jonathan Dayton High School. Without sports of any kind in the picture this spring, TAPinto Springfield will still be running the previews as a way to highlight the key ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — This preview is part of a series that was slated to run and highlight members of the Spring sports teams at Jonathan Dayton High School. Without sports of any kind in the picture this spring, TAPinto Springfield will still be running the previews as a way to highlight the key ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — This preview is part of a series that was slated to run and highlight members of the Spring sports teams at Jonathan Dayton High School. Without sports of any kind in the picture this spring, TAPinto Springfield will still be running the previews as a way to highlight the key ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — This preview is part of a series that was slated to run and highlight members of the Spring sports teams at Jonathan Dayton High School. Without sports of any kind in the picture this spring, TAPinto Springfield will still be running the previews as a way to highlight the key ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — This preview is part of a series that was slated to run and highlight members of the Spring sports teams at Jonathan Dayton High School. Without sports of any kind in the picture this spring, TAPinto Springfield will still be running the previews as a way to highlight the key ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In an effort to help them learn from some of the best the school had to offer, members of the Track and Field teams at Jonathan Dayton High School got the chance to ask questions of four recent alumni with distinguished Dayton careers in a digital forum. Caitlyn McTernan, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — While the Jonathan Dayton Bulldogs came up just short in their sectional quarterfinals matchup against top-seeded Dunellen earlier this week, the moment marked a coda to one of the most spectacular high school basketball careers the Bulldog faithful have ever seen. Senior Guard ...

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DUNELLEN, NJ - Junior Drew Johnson scored 20 points and senior Tyje Kelton added 19 to lead top-seeded Dunellen to a dramatic 52-51 victory over ninth-seeded Dayton in the quarterfinals of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group I sectional tournament in Dunellen Wednesday. The Destroyers (24-4), who ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Dayton girls basketball team saw its season end Monday. Senior Michelle Bellino posted a double-double in her final high school game with 10 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks to pace 14th-seeded Dayton in a 41-23 loss to third-seeded Glen Ridge in the first round of the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Survive and advance was the name of the game for the Jonathan Dayton Boys' Basketball team. Senior guard DJ Alicea hit three free throws with one second remaining to lift ninth-seeded Dayton to a 54-51 victory over eighth-seeded American History Monday in the first round of the ...

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VERONA, NJ — The Dayton girls basketball team needed some momentum going into their state tournament game on Monday. They got it Thursday from two of its seniors. Senior Michelle Bellino posted a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds and senior Haeley Santos added 11 points with three ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — With a seven-point lead entering the fourth quarter, things were looking up for the Dayton boys basketball team. Cranford had other ideas. Trailing 46-39 after the third quarter, Cranford exploded with a 23-12 fourth quarter to propel past Dayton, 62-58, Thursday in ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — When the Jonathan Dayton Varsity Football team resumes play in the Fall, they will be led by a familiar face in the athletic ranks of the school district. Michael Abbate, a fifth grade teacher at James Caldwell School and current Jonathan Dayton Varsity Baseball head coach was ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — Senior guard DJ Alicea scored 21 points, hitting four 3-pointers to pace Dayton in a 45-39 loss to Caldwell in Caldwell Monday. After an 18-18 halftime and leading by one point after the third quarter, Caldwell used a 14-9 fourth quarter to secure the win. Senior Hank Morgan ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ — Over the past week, members of the boys and girls track and field teams at Jonathan Dayton ran in the sectional championship in Toms River, to much personal and team success. The girls team crowned two sectional champions at the meet; Sophomore Cylia Blackmon in the Shot Put, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — On a night where the Jonathan Dayton community honored senior members of the boys basketball and cheerleading teams, DJ Alicea put the team on his back one last time in the regular season for a 62-47 win over Delaware Valley. Alicea led all Bulldogs scorers with 24 points, and ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Dayton girls basketball team lost a heartbreaker on Thursday. Senior Erin Barrett scored a game-high 14 points with two 3-pointers and junior Isabel Parcells added 12 points to lift Dunellen to a 45-44 overtime victory over Dayton in Springfield. Junior Salma Abouelkheir ...

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UNION, NJ — The Jonathan Dayton High School Bulldogs varsity ice hockey team (13-5-1) has had one one its finest seasons in the history of the tri-op program. However, Dayton’s dreams of hoisting its first-ever NJIIHL McMullen Division Championship Cup did not come true as The Frisch School ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Dayton boys basketball team has had an up-and-down year, but its leader has been an impressive constant all season long. Wednesday was no different. Senior guard DJ Alicea scored a game-high 28 points, draining seven 3-pointers, to lead Dayton back to the .500 mark with ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield girls basketball team was just too much on Tuesday. Senior Caroline Dwyer scored a game-high 23 points, draining five 3-pointers, and sophomore Chloe Kreusser added 10 points with six rebounds to power fifth-seeded Westfield to a 59-30 victory over 16th-seeded ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — After signing a contract last week with the New York Jets, Anthony Cioffi is the talk of the town. But for Cioffi, a 2013 graduate of Jonathan Dayton High School, being the topic of conversation is nothing new. Over a career that spans stops in Piscataway, Oakland by way of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Dayton boys basketball team saw its Union County Tournament stay short-lived on Saturday. Senior Griffin Rooney scored a game-high 21 points with two 3-pointers and six rebounds and senior Jake Walsh added 11 with three 3-pointers and three steals to propel fifth-seeded ...

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