Sports

February 27, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Everyone knew it was going to be a close game. Pundits, prognosticators and passionate fans alike circled the Summit High School Girls Varsity Basketball Team's NJSIAA North 2, Group 3 State Tournament opener at Nutley and pegged it to be a potential 'she who last has the rock last ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Girls Ice Hockey Team member Emma Wilde and Boys Swim Team member Rawleigh Pollock have been selected as Summit High School Athletes of the Week, presented by TAPinto Summit, for the week ending February 25. Each week throughout the school athletic year, an athlete or athletes will ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - While the view improves with each step the higher one climbs up a ladder, so does the hurt factor when the ascender slips and falls. A straightforward calculation if there ever was one, and a metaphorical parable that is now all too painfully obvious to the Summit High School boys ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Facing two-time defending state champ Mainland in the NJSIAA Group B Final, the Summit High School Boys Swim knew they had an immense amount of water work ahead of them. After all, Mustang sophomore Destin Lasco currently holds several national high school records, as do all three ...

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UNION, NJ - It took nearly 35 minutes of hockey for them to break through but, when they did, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Hockey Team cranked open the goal taps, reeling off five goals in the final period to beat West Morris, 5-0, and advance to the semifinals of the NJSIAA Public C State ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - In a 40-minutes-of-hoops, real-time illustration of just how thin the margin of error is on the upper rungs of New Jersey prep basketball, the Summit High School Varsity Basketball team got career-high point totals from not one, but two players, part of a group effort that led Head ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Like the game's ice conditions -- which were driven by temperatures that peaked at near 80 degrees during the day -- the Summit High School Boys Varsity Ice Hockey Team was, compared  to the Hilltoppers' aspirational level, relatively sub-par in their NJSIAA Public C State Tournament ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ - Back in the same pool where, just a few days earlier, they had taken the NJSIAA North 2, Group B Sectional title, the Summit High School Boys Swim Team took another step up the championship ladder by defeating Randolph, 100-70, in the Group B State Championship Semifinal. By ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - First junior captain Malcolm Sidebottom rained down eight three's on Hillside, then the 'precipitation' actually started falling -- via a leaky ceiling in the Comets' gym. The result was a game ended just 30 seconds into the third quarter with the Summit High School Boys Varsity ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In a basketball game that offered up more twists and turns than the Olympic Sliding Center -- home to the bobsled, luge and skeleton competitions in PyeongChang -- the Summit High School Girls Basketball Team came from behind in regulation to tie Governor Livingston, ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ - Emphatically reversing the result from a year ago, the Summit High School Boys Swim Team defeated Scotch Plains-Fanwood 103-67 to win the NJSIAA North 2, Group B Sectional Championship at the Raritan Bay YMCA. Despite Summit having several top performers recovering from the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - If the Livingston Boys Hockey Team required a reminder of just exactly who they were playing -- and the challenge that lies ahead -- in the McInnnis Cup Final, Summit's Greg Spitznagel was kind enough to remind them early. The Hilltopper freshman scored 47 seconds in the game, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Succumbing to higher-seeded teams that each got big-time, double-digit performances from a tandem of key players, the Summit High School Girls and Boys Basketball Teams have both been eliminated from Union County Tournament competition. The Girls fell 62-42 at Dayton, while the Boys ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Boys Swim team raced past Montgomery, 98-72, at the Summit YMCA and into the a NJSIAA North Jersey , Group 2, Public B Sectional Finals match-up versus Scotch Plains-Fanwood. The Hilltoppers, aided by the 'mojo' of their "Mohawk" haircuts, won seven out of 11 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Girls Swim Team member Isabel Claus and the Wrestling Team member Dan Cambronero have been honored as Summit High School Athletes of the Week, presented by TAPinto Summit, for the week ending February 11. Each week throughout the school athletic year, an athlete or athletes will be ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Goals from Tom Pryymak, Charlie Collins and Jake Puskar -- along with a 26-save shutout performance from sophomore goaltender Nikita Pryymak combined to propel the Summit High School Boys Varsity Ice Hockey Team past Westfield, 3-0, and into the McInnis Cup Final. There, the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Winning six of the first seven events of the meet, Scotch Plains-Fanwood swam past the Summit High School Girls Swim Team 100-70 at the Scotch Plains-Fanwood YMCA, the loss eliminating the Hilltoppers from the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Public B State Tournament. The ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - On a day when the entire Summit High School Wrestling Team's Class of 2018 was honored, the seniors delivered an undefeated performance that led the Hilltoppers to team wins over Chatham and Passaic High Schools. Action at the Main Gym saw the Maroon and White defeat the Cougars, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Playing each other for the third time in less than a month, there were no tactical secrets when the tenth-seeded Summit High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team took the Main Gym floor against 15th-seeded Governor Livingston to open the Union County Tournament. Summit had won the ...

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UNION, NJ - In their previous game versus Ridge, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Hockey Team was late to the party and ended up finding itself in a three-goal ditch before clawing back to earn a tie. As the calendar days are ticked off and the gravity of the games -- and the quality of the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - If a team is having challenges with its offense, playing some good old-fashioned pugnacious defense is a pretty good antidote. While every coach and team aspires to owning an offense that is so electrifying that it warrants a heavy-duty surge protector be connected to their ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Girls Swim team used their depth to eventually get past a tough Red Bank Regional squad, 100-70, winning their NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Public B quarterfinal meet at the Summit YMCA. The Hilltopper victory sets up a high-stakes rematch at Scotch ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - 'Bottom's up. Junior captain Malcolm Sidebottom is enjoying a very strong season, leading the Summit High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team in scoring, hitting big shots -- especially from beyond the arc -- and serving as a key piece of the puzzle that is the Maroon and White's ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Down just three points at the half, the Summit High School Girls Basketball Team was outscored 17-5 in the third quarter, a differential that proved decisive in a 50-32 defeat at the hands of Westfield at the Main Gym. Freshman Kiran McCormick led the Hilltoppers with 10 points, but ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Trailing in a game by multiple goals for the only the second time all season, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Ice Hockey Team fought back to earn a 3-3 tie with Ridge at Warinanco Skating Center. Freshman Aidan Wiseman scored on the Power Play with just one second remaining in ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Girls Swim Team member Charlotte Greer and the Boys Hockey Team's Jack Murphy have each been named Summit High School Athlete of the Week, presented by TAPinto Summit, for the week ending February 4. Each week throughout the school athletic year, an athlete or athletes will be ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A pair of career highs -- 26 points for junior captain Malcolm Sidebottom and 17 by sophomore Will Hellings -- led the Summit High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team to convincing 79-62 win at Koinonia Academy. The victory pushes the Maroon and White's season record to ...

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UNION, NJ - Intentional or not, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Hockey Team sent a message to the State Playoff seeding committee by virtue of their methodical dismantling of Governor Livingston. Specifically, that the Maroon and White is worthy of the number-one tourney seed which, based on ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Senior captain Christina Richson led all scorers with 17 points, and Annabella Yorio delivered an 11-point, 12-rebound double-double, as the Summit High School Girls Basketball Team got a big road win at Oak Knoll, 38-33. The victory, which improved the Hilltoppers record to 10-6, is ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Putting 11 wrestlers on the mat, the Summit High School Wrestling Team got pin-falls from Dan Cambronero, Palmer Shikany, Chris DiSibio and Landon Dixon and went on defeat area rival Madison, 40-30, at the Main Gym. DiSibio came up with the signature win of the evening, reversing a ...

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