Sports

Summit Pushes Past Parsippany Hills, 53-35

50d63e3f196ec3d66cff_parhills2.jpg
Summit Pushes Past Parsippany Hills, 53-35
1ae72fb52307d07a653c_parhills.jpg
Summit Pushes Past Parsippany Hills, 53-35
50d63e3f196ec3d66cff_parhills2.jpg

SUMMIT, NJ - There's no place like home and for the Summit Lady Hilltoppers basketball team, getting home couldn't come soon enough. Head coach Brian Erickson's team opened the 2010-11 season with four games (two non-conference and two tournament contests) all away from the friendly confines of the Lady Hilltoppers' home gym. During those first four games Summit struggled at times but looked great at others. Erickson knows he doesn't have a big team - the tallest member of the squad is senior Jasmine Sondi at just 5-feet-9-inches - but he certainly has a speedy one. Not only is Summit quick all over the court, they play a fierce, in-your-face style of defense that has shown flashes of brilliance already this season, including several occasions during Tuesday night's dominant home victory over the visiting Lady Vikings of Parsippany Hills.

Junior guard Kelly Osmulski led all scorers with 15 points and junior point guard Kate Martino added 12 points and was a force all over the floor as the Lady Hilltoppers cruised to an 18-point victory over Parsippany Hills, 53-35. The win raised Summit's record to 3-2 on the young season but even more critical than the victory was the maturation of Erickson's young team so early into a new campaign. Gone is last year's record-setting leader Emily Cristaldi and the new-look Summit squad entered Tuesday night's game searching for its identity. Following a victory that saw a little bit of everything out of the Lady Hilltoppers - steals converted into easy fast break points, dominance on the glass - Erickson believes that his team had not only discovered its identity but had also found a bona fide leader in Martino.

"There's no doubt about it, she's the catalyst out there," Erickson said of Martino, his 5-foot-3-inch point guard. "She sees things before they happen and her play certainly makes her teammates on the floor with her and our team as a whole that much better."

Full story will be available later today...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Summit

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_b7bf86ab9b5cba4793d9_347facfa8ac6817752ac_19055513_10158829487705483_8854478692329281822_o

Mon, May 21, 7:45 AM

17 Kent Place Boulevard, Summit

Monday Morning Yoga

Health & Wellness

Carousel_image_763ea86f33ca2686447f_67aa5a7bca38c1499199_2534d6b78631d2702db7_square_logo

Mon, May 21, 7:00 PM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Gr. K-5: Books and Woofs

Arts & Entertainment Education

Carousel_image_d95868a30ee9ef39c254_lwv_pr_2018_marijuana_flyer_for__nptv

Mon, May 21, 7:30 PM

New Providence

Marijuana: Decriminalize? Legalize?

Health & Wellness

Summit Police Blotter

May 17, 2018

4/24 - At 0728 hours a report was taken for a theft of two (2) sandwiches from a business on Morris Avenue. The manager reported that at approximately 0330 hours a male entered the business and removed two sandwiches from a refrigerated case. After doing so, he exited the store without paying for them. The male suspect was described as Hispanic, approximately 6’0”wearing a blue/gray ...

College for Teens Program at Union County College

May 20, 2018

CRANFORD – This summer the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering the 2018 College for Teens program sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The program is offered for two sessions. Each session will be held for two weeks and will meet from Monday through Thursday. During the session students have the chance to explore and research careers ...

Young Life Trivia Night at Calvary Church

Ever wonder what Young Life is all about? This is a chance to enjoy a fun night of trivia and hear about the heart of Young Life in Summit.

Teams 
A team consist of 6 to 8 players. Partial teams or individuals are acceptable. Trivia Night is for all players age 10 to age 100+

Food & Drinks
Pizza, salad, snacks and soft drinks will be served

Prizes
Given to the 1st, 2nd ...

Stocks Can Rise in a Rising Interest Rate Environment

Investors remain concerned about the potential impact of higher interest rates on stocks. In their most recently released minutes, the Federal Reserve Open Markets Committee indicated the US economy is on solid footing and the economic conditions warrant continued gradual increasing of interest rates. This set off a sale in the stock and bond markets as investors began pricing in a fourth ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!

 

Managing the Ups and Downs of First-Time Homebuying

They accepted our offer, now what?

At times both equally exhilarating and terrifying, the purchase of a home can be a total roller coaster ride -- especially when it is your first time going through the process. Between suddenly being expected to understand the intricacies of contracts and the inner workings of a home, you are also expected to start writing checks for amounts you may ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...

Avenging Movie Credits

Warning! Nothing you read here will spoil Avengers: Infinity Wars because I didn’t understand it.

As a vibrant, relevant, totally hip and “with it” dad I am proud to say that I have now seen every movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  All nineteen of them.

I am less proud to admit that, of those Marvel movies that I can remember, I didn’t understand any of ...