Sports

December 20, 2017

ROSELLE, NJ - Sophomore Tom Pryymak had two goals and an assist, five other Hilltoppers found the back of the net, and senior captain Will Vitton added three assists as the Summit High School Boys Varsity Ice Hockey Team improved to 6-0 on the season with a 7-1 thrashing of Westfield at the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Yes, that actually happened. In a game that went from decidedly forgettable to utterly memorable in the blink of an eye, freshman Annabella Yorio sank two free throws with one-tenth of a second left on the clock, capping an eight-point comeback in the final two minutes, and giving ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Summit High School Boys Varsity Ice Hockey Head Coach Keith Nixon is not one to engage in hyperbole. So when the veteran coach, who won his 300th game January 26 of this year, says his 2017-18 squad is "one of the deepest we've had," while noting the speed, size and skill found ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Girls' Ice Hockey Team captain Emma Wilde and Boys' Junior Varsity Basketball Team member Jack Mencke have been named Summit High School Athletes of the Week, presented by TAPinto Summit, for the week ending December 17. Each week throughout the school athletic year, an athlete or ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Christina Richson had 23 points, but the Summit High School Girls Varsity Basketball Team was unable to hold a narrow third quarter lead and lost their 2017-18 season-opener at Cranford, 47-42. The Hilltoppers senior captain drained three shots from behind The Arc, and her nine ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - As home and season openers go, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team's tilt with Cranford was about 75% perfect. That description, admittedly oxymoronic, serves as an apt characterization of the first 32 minutes of Hilltopper hoops action, a contest that saw the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - As fate and circumstances would have it, there are zero seniors on the 2017-18 Summit High School Basketball roster. Is this unique? Surely. Should it be concerning to Hilltopper Nation from a talent and leadership perspective? That would be a big 'no' and 'no' according the man ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - There were times during their 2016-17 season when it appeared to neutral observers that it was 'Christina Richson versus the World' for the Hilltopper Girls Varsity Basketball Team. The then-junior guard, known for her splash tactics from Three Point Land, would find herself the ...

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NEW HAVEN, CT - Summit High School Alum Madeleine Gramigna, Hilltopper Class of '14, has been elected captain of the Yale University Women's Lacrosse Team for the 2018 season by a vote of her teammates. The senior is coming off a breakout junior season for the Bulldogs, with her 28 goals in 2017 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - After signing with the Buffalo Bills on October 10, Summit's Ryan O'Malley spent just three weeks in Orchard Park, NY, before being released November 1. The challenge of staying in optimal shape and relocating to different parts of the country can prove challenging for athletes ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Owing to the rise in stature of the sport at the prep level and the continuing maturation of the Summit High School program, the Hilltopper Girls Ice Hockey Team enters the 2017-18 season -- its 10th Anniversary campaign -- as a founding member of a newly-formed division: the Morris ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Swim Team member Jennifer Collins and Ice Hockey's Wilson Lees have been honored as Summit High School Athletes of the Week, presented by TAPinto Summit, for the week ending December 10. Each week throughout the school athletic year, an athlete or athletes will be honored for ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Cassidy O'Malley -- who finished her Summit High School career as the school's all-time leading girls basketball scorer -- delivered a college career-best 30 points in Ithaca College's 80-71 victory over Stevens Institute of Technology at Canavan Arena. Twenty-two of O'Malley's 30 ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Summit Hilltopper Class of 2016 alum Donovan Cahill -- a second-year recipient of a New Jersey State Golf Association (NJSGA) Caddie Scholarship at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth -- will be taking part in his second bowl game in as many years as a member of TCU’s ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Lacrosse Club is actively seeking candidates to coach the Girls and Boys Eighth Grade Teams for the 2018 season. Individuals with a passion for the sport / game -- preferably ex-coaches or former players -- is essential, and applicants need not be Summit Lacrosse or ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Two-way standout senior Stephen Sajer, who made numerous big plays throughout the year on both sides of the ball, was named Most Valuable Player as the Summit High School Varsity Football Team handed out its 2017 awards during its end-of-season banquet at The Grand Summit ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - There's just a shade over 146 nautical miles between Summit and Schenectady, NY. But, if one could take DNA samples of the Summit High School and Union College lacrosse teams, it would appear that they might be a virtual 100 percent match. The tangible and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - As the first National Letter of Intent signing window of 2017-18 -- for student athletes enrolling 2018-19 -- drew to a close, 15 Summit High School Class of 2018 seniors announced their next level destinations, where each will continue their academic and athletic pursuits. Seven ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Thanksgiving weekend. Turkey with all the trimmings. Surrounded by family, friends and loved ones. A College and Pro Football buffet on the television. And, the annual Summit High School Hockey Alumni Game. The 'instant' Pre-Winter Classic is again at hand, with the 28th edition of ...

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UNION, NJ - Hilltop City resident and Summit High School Class of 2014 Alum Erick Reyes, midfielder for the Kean University Soccer Team, has earned his first All-New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) selection. Reyes, a junior, was named to the All-NJAC second team after totaling 16 points on ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltopper Cross Country Team member Sofia Monserrat and Football Team running back Max Jackson have been honored as Summit High School Athletes of the Week, presented by TAPinto Summit, for the week ending November 12. Each week throughout the school athletic year, an athlete or ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Max Jackson has been selected as the Salerno Duane Summit Football Player of the Game for his contributions in the Hilltoppers' 45-37 loss to Rahway. The Salerno Duane Summit Football Player of the Game Award is collaboration between Salerno Duane Jeep Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - After a first-half to forget, and a second-half to savor, it was nearly a day to remember for the Summit High School Varsity Football Team. Down a staggering 30 points at the break, the Maroon and White stormed back to climb within a touchdown and two-point conversion of forcing ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Two Hilltop City residents -- Emily Dolan and Kate Kelly -- are part of one of the biggest classes of commits in Oak Knoll School history, as 14 members of the Royals' Class of 2018 confirmed their continued commitment to athletic competition by signing early National Letters of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Knowing a victory would give them a share of the Union County Conference's Mountain Division title, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team clawed back to score a late goal that leveled its match at Governor Livingston (GL), only to see the referee's whistle bring the end of ...

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MENDHAM, NJ - Tough conditions. Really tough opponent. Tough result. Playing on day that went from 'fall is really finally here' cold and overcast to 'welcome to a nice day on the set of Deadliest Catch' climes -- featuring a delightful mix of sideways wind and hail -- the Summit High School ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltopper Cross Country Team Members Caroline Moy and Maximus Russo have been named Summit High School Athletes of the Week, presented by TAPinto Summit, for the week ending November 5. Each week throughout the school athletic year, an athlete or athletes will be honored for ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Captain Stephen Sajer has been selected as the Salerno Duane Summit Football Player of the Game for his contributions in the Hilltoppers' 42-36 overtime setback versus Somerville. The Salerno Duane Summit Football Player of the Game Award is collaboration between Salerno Duane Jeep ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The contest had the air of a play-off game without the specter of elimination which, for the Summit High School Varsity Football Team, turned out to be a good thing. That's because the Hilltoppers, up 14 points with less than five minutes remaining in the tilt, yielded two ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A triumvirate of goals in the first half -- including two in just a tick under a minute -- proved decisive as the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team beat Cranford, 4-1, at Tatlock Park and advanced to the NJSIAA North 2, Group 3 semifinals. There, fourth-seeded Maroon and ...

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