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June 29, 2022

SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Three members of the Dayton High School baseball team have been selected to the 2022 Union County Conference All-Mountain Division first team. Seniors Tommy DeSarno and Logan Solomine and freshman Frank Dasti of Dayton all were voted to the first team in a poll of the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The countdown is officially on Springfield. In Gee Chun of South Korea shot a 3-over-par 75 for the second consecutive day, finishing at 5-under-par, and rallied to win the $9 million KPMG Women’s PGA Championship by one stroke over American Lexi Thompson and Australian Minjee ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Three members of the Jonathan Dayton softball team were selected to the Union County Conference All-Mountain Division first team for 2022. An additional three Dayton players received second-team honors in a vote of the conference's coaches. Sophomores Alyssa Santangelo and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Kaya Waltzer and Brady Rosenstock, students at Jonathan Dayton High School, were both honored as Union County Scholar-Athletes by the Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (UCIAC). Each year, every Union County school athletic department chooses a male and female ...

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PENNSAUKEN, NJ -- Claudia Reines, a junior at Jonathan Dayton High School, won a gold medal at the NJSIAA Group 1 track and field championships last weekend. Reines came in first place in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 11:22.60. Reines also was sixth in the 1,600-meter run with ...

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HOWELL, NJ -- The Dayton High School boys' track team came in first place in the Central Jersey, Group 1 track and field championships last weekend. The Dayton girls' team placed second. The boys' team finished with 105 team points, far outdistancing second-place Florence, which had 59. The ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Brearley took a five-run lead after two innings and hung on for a 6-5 baseball victory over Dayton in the semifinal round of the Section 2, Group 1 tournament on Tuesday. Brearley (14-11) will play at New Providence for the sectional championship on Friday. Dayton ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Nick Iannacone is expected to be named the new head football coach at Jonathan Dayton High School. Iannacone served as an assistant under previous head coach Mike Abbate. He replaces Abbate, who served as the head football coach for two seasons. Abbate remains Dayton's ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The bottom third of the order drove in two-thirds of the runs and Tommy DeSarno pitched a five-inning no-hitter to send Dayton to a 12-1 baseball victory over Becton of East Rutherford in the quarterfinal round of the Section 2, Group 1 tournament Friday at Ruby Field. DeSarno ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Brady Rosenstock pitched a five-inning three-hitter and went 4-for-4 to lead Dayton to a 12-0 baseball victory over Secaucus in the first round of the Section 2, Group 1 state tournament on Wednesday. Rosenstock had a double and three singles and drove in three runs for the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Dayton baseball team has the distinction--or burden, depending on one's point of view--of going into the state tournament as the top seed. The Bulldogs (13-8-1) will open play in the Section 2, Group 1 tournament Wednesday against 16th-seeded Secaucus at Ruby ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Springfield Thunder 3rd-5th grade softball team capped off an undefeated 10-0 season with a 17-0 shutout victory over Notre Dame of Mountainside on Monday night. Coached by Brian Brendell, Thunder started out strong, scoring seven runs in the first two innings. Pitchers ...

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UNION, NJ -- The county run has come to an end for the Dayton Bulldogs baseball team. Junior Ryan Jaros had three hits, including a triple, with four RBI to power top-seeded Cranford to a 12-2 victory over 11th-seeded Dayton in the final of the Union County Tournament Monday at Kean University’s ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- When the Dayton baseball team took the field on opening day against Cranford on April 4, it's hard to imagine that too many of those in attendance would have been willing to predict that the matchup would serve as a preview of the 2022 Union County Tournament championship ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- Cayce Kavakich pitched a three-hitter and Talia Recenello went 3-for-4 with one RBI to lead Cedar Grove to an 8-0 softball victory over Dayton in the quarterfinal round of the Section 2, Group 1 tournament on Saturday. Kavakich struck out 11 batters and walked five, and at ...

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UNION, NJ -- Brady Rosenstock's cramping legs were not going to keep him from the ultimate prize. Rosenstock fought though the stabbing pain in both calves to score from second on Frank Dasti's tie-breaking single in the top of the seventh inning, then Dasti, a freshman, came on to get the save ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- The 11th-seeded Dayton baseball team pulled off one of the most stunning upsets of the season with a 4-1 victory over third-seeded Gov. Livingston in the quarterfinal round of the Union County Tournament on Wednesday. The Bulldogs (11-6-1) scored three runs in the first ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- The Dayton softball team racked up 16 hits and defeated Wood-Ridge, 15-9, in the first round of the Section 2, Group 1 state tournament on Tuesday. Kate Buckley knocked in four runs with a triple and a double, and Meghan Kreinberg went 2-for-3 with three RBI for the Bulldogs ...

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CLARK, NJ -- The Dayton baseball team scored six runs in the top of the seventh inning to erase a one-run deficit and went on to defeat A.L. Johnson, 8-3, in the first round of the Union County Tournament on Saturday. The Bulldogs, seeded 11th, will play at third-seeded Gov. Livingston in the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -- The Dayton baseball team scored five runs in the sixth inning to rally for a 13-10 victory over Plainfield on Thursday. Tommy DeSarno went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs batted in and three runs scored for the Bulldogs (9-6-1), who led, 12-9, after their five-run ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Dayton boys tennis team extended its winning streak to nine games with 5-0 victories over Elizabeth and Linden on Monday and Tuesday, respectively. Alan Ostrovsky has turned in a strong effort at first singles for Dayton (10-1), including easy victories on Monday and ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Dayton baseball team built a seven-run lead after three innings and went on to post a 12-2 baseball victory over Linden on Monday. Frank Dasti went 2-for-2 with three RBI and Justin Teixeira had two hits and two RBI for the Bulldogs (8-6-1), who led, 8-1, after three ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ -- The Dayton baseball team scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to break a tie and went on to defeat Bound Brook, 7-3, on Thursday. Tommy DeSarno and Frank Dasti both had two-run doubles for the Bulldogs (7-6-1), who trailed, 3-0, after four innings. They tied it ...

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UNION, NJ -- The Union baseball program honored its six 12th-graders in ceremonies with their families on Senior Night, but the Farmers' bid for a dramatic seventh-inning comeback fell just short as they lost to A.L. Johnson, 5-4, Thursday evening. Union trailed, 5-2, going to the bottom of the ...

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UNION, NJ -- Alexa Liquori was dominant in pitching a two-hitter and the Union softball team advanced in the second round of the Union County Tournament with a 10-0 victory over New Providence on Thursday. Liquori struck out 15 batters in six innings and did not allow a walk. At the plate, she ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Dayton scored eight runs in the first two innings on its way to a 14-4 softball victory over Union Catholic on Thursday. Kate Buckley drove in five runs for Dayton (7-5) with a double and a home run. Angela Gatto went 3-for-3 with three runs scored and one RBI. Alyssa ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Senior left-hander Tommy DeSarno continued his strong pitching and Dayton defeated Elizabeth, 6-1, in baseball on Thursday. DeSarno allowed four hits in six innings, striking out four and walking four for the Bulldogs (6-4-1) in a 112-pitch outing. Brady Rosenstock pitched a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- After a wild first inning by both teams, Westfield gained the upper hand in the second inning and went on to a 9-5 softball victory over Dayton on Wednesday. Natalie Mignone went 2-for-4 with two RBI for Dayton (6-5), which answered Westfield's four runs in the top of the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Dayton scored a run in the fourth inning to break a 1-1 tie and held on for a 2-1 baseball victory over Brearley on Tuesday. Freshman right-hander Frank Dasti struck out nine batters in six innings, allowing five hits and one run to gain the victory. Logan Solomine earned the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -- The Bayonne softball team scored three runs in the first inning and went on to a 6-4 softball victory over Dayton on Monday. Mia Bermudez went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and Gabriella Diaz and Caitlin Gaetani combined on the pitching victory for Bayonne (12-1). Suzelle Roman ...

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