Sports

June 21, 2021

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The summer youth sports tournament season is underway, and one local team already has a trophy. The Springfield Storm 8U girls softball team came away winners at the Colonia Cyclones 8U Summer Tournament the weekend of June 20-21. They went 5-1 in the tournament, beating Monroe ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — With graduation season approaching, Springfield Girls Softball presented scholarships to four township residents. The scholarships recognize four local players who have dedicated themselves to not just playing the game, but giving back to the program. “We are honored to ...

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PENNSAUKEN, NJ — Laila Davis, a senior from Dayton High School, threw a personal best 35’11” in her first attempt of the competition to place third in the Shot Put at the NJSIAA girls track Group 1 meet over the weekend. That enabled Davis to qualify for the NJSIAA Meet of Champions.   The throw ...

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PENNSAUKEN, NJ — Two members of the Dayton High School boys track team have qualified for the state Meet of Champions. Dayton competed in the Group 1 State Championships this weekend. Sophomore Colin Riley finished second in the 1600M (4:23.93) and third in the 3200M (9:28.15) races to ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Although it was only a six-inning game, James Pazdera pitched one of the longest no-hitters in state history. The junior right-hander's no-hit performance highlighted New Providence's 10-0 baseball victory over Dayton in the semifinal round of the NJSIAA Section 2, Group 1 ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Dayton High School boys track team finished second in last weekend's Section 2, Group 1 meet. The Bulldogs' team score of 101 was 44 points shy of first-place New Providence in the meet, which was affected by stormy weather that altered the schedule. "This was a very ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The Dayton High School girls track team finished in third place in the Section 2, Group 1 meet held at Ridge High School last weekend. The final results of the top four teams were: Whippany Park: 151.50 Points New Providence: 117 Points Dayton: 76.25 Points Brearley: 47 ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ — The Springfield Storm finished its season undefeated with a 10-0 record after closing out with three straight victories in the Under 11 Suburban Youth Soccer League Cup Tournament. The Storm defeated the Westfield Dragons, Westfield Dash and Sayreville Blue Angels on Saturday, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Justin Teixeira went 3-for-3 with two doubles, one triple, three RBI and three runs scored to power third-seeded Dayton to a 14-4 victory over sixth-seeded North Arlington Saturday in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 1 Quarterfinals at Ruby Field in Springfield. Dayton ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Julian Salvadore and Brady Rosenstock combined on a five-inning no-hitter to lift Dayton to a 10-0 baseball victory over Weehawken in the opening round of the Section 2, Group 1 state tournament on Senior Day on Wednesday. Salvadore struck out 10 batters and walked two in four ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Olivia Thompson, a 7-year-old Springfield kindergartner and member of the Springfield Tiny Tornadoes, was an all-star fundraiser this spring after voluntarily helping raise $600 for Springfield Girls Softball (SGS).  “I love softball and playing on the field with my teammates,” ...

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NORTH HALEDON, NJ — Ethan Coehlo scored four goals to lead Dayton to a 12-7 boys lacrosse victory over Eastern Christian on Tuesday. Michael Kanarek and Elijah Smith each finished with two goals and two assists for the Bulldogs (9-7), who built a 7-2 lead by halftime. Gavin Dzikowski and ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Dayton scored seven runs in the second inning and went on to a 10-6 softball victory over Roselle Park on Tuesday. Nicole Cataldo went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI. Hers was one of three home runs for the Bulldogs (6-11). Kaya Mahy (2-for-4) and Kate Buckley (2-for-4) ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ — Brady Rosenstock pitched a five-inning two-hitter and went 2-for-4 with an RBI in Dayton's 11-0 baseball victory over Bound Brook on Tuesday. Rosenstock struck out six batters and did not walk anyone. The Bulldogs (11-7) scored their first seven runs of the game in the third ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Jesse Thompson pitched a three-hitter to lead Dayton to a 4-0 softball victory over Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Monday. Thompson struck out four and walked two, but was clinging to a 1-0 lead before the Bulldogs added some insurance with three runs in the top of the seventh ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - The Springfield Storm youth girl’s soccer club overcame a slow start by scoring two goals near the end of the first half to remain undefeated with a 2-0 win over the Cranford Lightning in Cranford on Monday night. The game was scoreless until Emma Blank found herself on a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Dayton baseball team avenged a Saturday loss to New Providence with an 8-5 victory over the Pioneers Monday afternoon at Ruby Field. Julian Salvadore pitched a four-hitter with nine strikeouts and two walks for the Bulldogs (10-7). He also doubled in a run. Montrell ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Dayton High School boys track and field team was represented by a one individual second-place finish and a pair of third-place finishes in the Union County Championships Thursday and Friday. Sophomore Colin Riley ran second in the 3200M in a personal best performance and NJ ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — It looked like it might be a rugged afternoon for Logan Solomine after four batters, but the Dayton right-hander shook off some early misfortune and settled down to pitch into the seventh inning. Solomine's three-hit pitching over 6 2/3 innings helped the Bulldogs record a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — After a huge rally fell just short over the weekend in the Union County Tournament in a loss to Elizabeth, the Dayton baseball team finished its rally this time. The Bulldogs fell behind by four runs before they came to bat in the bottom of the second, but came back to defeat ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Both the boys and girls track and field teams from Dayton High School defended their conference titles from 2019 and swept the Valley Division Championship last weekend, and Sophomore Colin Riley shattered the meet and school record in the 3200M, and ran one of the fastest ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Elijah Smith scored four goals to lead Dayton to a 14-1 boys lacrosse victory over Newark East Side on Monday. Ethan Coehlo passed for three assists to go with one goal for the Bulldogs (7-5), who notched four goals in the first quarter and had a 7-0 lead by halftime. Gavin ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Saturday was a day of several near-monumental baseball upsets in first round of the Union County Tournament. Dayton was involved in one of those near-misses. The ninth-seeded Bulldogs fell behind, 9-1, after three innings on the road against eighth-seeded Elizabeth. Dayton's ...

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NEWTON, NJ — The Jonathan Dayton Bulldogs made history on the golf course at Newton Country Club on Monday by becoming the first golf team from the school since 1965 to win a sectional golf championship. The Bulldogs won the North 2, Group 1 championship on the challenging Newton course, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Jesse Thompson pitched a two-hitter to lift Dayton to a 5-0 softball victory over Union Catholic on Thursday. Kaya Mahy went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI for the Bulldogs (4-8) who scored four runs in the second inning to take a 5-0 lead. Thompson struck out eight ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Both the Dayton boys and girls track teams are currently sitting in second place after the first day of the Union County Conference Championships.  The Dayton boys are four points behind Roselle Park, and girls are four points behind Plainfield. Senior Laila Davis, who ...

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WAYNE, NJ — Dayton scored eight goals in the first quarter on its way to a 13-6 boys lacrosse victory over Passaic Tech on Monday. Elijah Smith scored three goals and assisted on one, and Justin Carrier also connected for three goals for the Bulldogs (6-3), who led, 10-3, at the half. Ethan ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Dayton softball team scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to add some insurance to an eventual 6-3 victory over Scotch Plains-Fanwood Monday afternoon. Nicole Cataldo went 2-for-3 with two RBI for the Bulldogs (3-7), who had a 3-2 lead going to the bottom of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Florence M Gaudineer Springfield Middle School baseball team remained undefeated after a 14-4 victory over Watchung on Friday. Chris Rodrigues and Nate Goldman combined to pitch the complete game for Springfield, which is now 7-0. Frankie Dasti reached base all four ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Dayton baseball team withstood a four-run rally in the top of the seventh inning to hang on for an 8-7 victory over Linden on Friday. Justin Teixeira drove in three runs with a single and a double for the Bulldogs (6-3), who scored three runs in the third inning to open a ...

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