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May 14, 2021

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Junior attack Darin Casey scored three goals to lead Cedar Grove to a 7-3 boys lacrosse victory over Pequannock on Thursday. Aidan DeSena and Tyler Rummel each made an impact without scoring a goal themselves. DeSena assisted on three goals, and Rummel had two assists and won ...

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VERONA, NJ — The Verona girls lacrosse team had a double dose of success on Thursday after a 16-7 victory gives the squad a win on ‘Senior Night’ while simultaneously advancing in the Essex County Tournament.  “It’s hard to do the senior night and play a big game, there’s a lot of ebbs and flows ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — West Essex scored a run in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat Verona, 5-4, in the quarterfinal round of the Greater Newark Tournament on Wednesday. Verona (6-4) scored three runs in the top of the first inning and another in the second and had a 4-1 lead after two ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ — Cedar Grove scored five goals in the first half and went on to an 11-1 boys lacrosse victory over Parsippany on Tuesday. Tyler Rummel scored three goals and won five of seven faceoffs for the Panthers (9-1), who led, 8-0, at halftime. Darin Casey finished with two goals and ...

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VERONA, NJ — Trevor Spinelli scored five goals and assisted on one to lead Verona to a 13-2 boys lacrosse victory over Newark Academy on Monday. Jack Lonsinger collected four goals and two assists for the Hillbillies (8-1), and Daniel Vecchio won 10 of 15 faceoffs. Zach Bucher had one goal ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Faith Reed drove in three runs to lead Verona to a 10-0 softball victory over West Essex on Monday. Reed went 2-for-4 and scored two runs for Verona (6-4), which scored four runs in the first inning and then five more in the second inning. Samantha Costigan and Kayla ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Top-seeded Millburn built a nine-run lead, then withstood a six-run rally by Cedar Grove in the seventh inning to hang on for a 10-7 baseball victory in the first round of the Greater Newark Tournament on Saturday. Copeland Culp went 3-for-3 with a triple and an RBI and Jack ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Aidan DeSena scored three goals and passed for four assists to lift Cedar Grove to a 10-5 boys lacrosse victory over Parsippany Hills on Saturday. Tyler Rummel also scored three goals for the Panthers (8-1) and he won 16 of 18 faceoffs.  Darin Casey and Michael Marinelli ...

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VERONA, NJ — Bridget Lonsinger collected three goals and five assists to lead Verona to a 13-7 girls lacrosse victory over Wayne Hills on Friday. Ella Moore finished with three goals and two assists and Clara Nippes had three goals and one assist for the Lady Hillbillies (5-2), who led, 9-3, at ...

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The Verona and Cedar Grove baseball teams each won their opening games in the Greater Newark Tournament, although each team was playing in a different round. Cedar Grove defeated Newark East Side in Newark in a GNT preliminary round game, 12-4. Andrew Jimenez hit a two-run home run. George ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Jessica Green, a senior for the Cedar Grove girls lacrosse team, scored seven goals and passed for two assists in her team's 13-10 victory over Whippany Park on Wednesday. That gave Green 207 career points. She has 144 goals and 63 assists altogether.  Green's efforts were ...

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VERONA, NJ — Senior attackman Jack Lonsinger reached 200 career points on Wednesday with five goals and three assists in Verona's 18-4 boys lacrosse victory over Millburn. Lonsinger was not even the leading scorer in the Hillbillies' decisive victory though. Trevor Spinelli fired in seven goals ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Melanie Naeris pitched a two-hitter and drove in three runs to lift Verona to a 4-0 softball victory over Millburn on Wednesday. Naeris struck out 12 batters and walked none in her seven innings. She hit a home run in her only official at-bat, and also drove in two runs with ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Cedar Grove boys lacrosse team witnessed history being made in route to a 14-1 victory on Senior Night as Tyler Rummel collected his 100th career point for the squad. “[Tyler Rummel] was eight points away and eight is a big number, it’s a good milestone for any player, it’s ...

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VERONA, NJ — The Verona girls lacrosse team scored 10 first-half goals on its way to a 14-1 victory over Indian Hills on Tuesday. Ella Moore scored four goals and passed for one assist, Bridget Lonsinger collected three goals and four assists, and Chloe Theilmeier had three goals and one assist ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Jakub Zajac, a senior who last fall completed his soccer career at Cedar Grove High School, has committed to Kean University in Union, where he will continue to play the sport next year. A center back for Cedar Grove's program, Zajac scored five goals in the abbreviated 2020 ...

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DENVILLE, NJ — Senior attack Jessica Green racked up a career-high nine goals to power the Cedar Grove girls lacrosse team to a 19-12 victory over Morris Catholic on Monday. Molly Bauer and Giuliana Macioci each scored three goals for Cedar Grove (4-3), which led, 11-6, at halftime. Taylor ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Senior left-hander Pierce Coppola pitched a two-hitter and Verona scored all its runs in the fifth inning to defeat Bloomfield, 4-0, on Monday. Coppola struck out 15 batters and walked three in his 108-pitch effort. In 18 innings this season, Coppola, a University of Florida ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Tyler Rummel was perfect on faceoffs and the Cedar Grove boys lacrosse team rolled to a 13-1 victory over Nutley on Monday. Rummel won all 14 faceoffs he took, and also scored two goals and assisted on two others for the Panthers (6-1). Darin Casey led Cedar Grove with three ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — The Verona boys lacrosse team remains unbeaten following a battle that resulted in an 11-9 victory over Cranford on Saturday. “These kids just played their hearts out…it was an up and down game, and they fought back," said Verona head coach Matt Diglio. "They didn’t have a couple ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Cedar Grove baseball team rode strong pitching from Nicholas Droge to a 3-1 victory over Newark Academy on Saturday. Droge threw 108 pitches in his complete game, scattering eight hits but walking only one and srtriking out four batters. Alfonso Lombardi went 2-for-4 with ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Cedar Grove girls lacrosse team had a festive Senior Night with a 16-4 victory over Lenape Valley on Friday. Jessica Green finished with four goals and two assists, Molly Bauer had two goals and two assists, and Tyler Bennett and Chole St. Laurent both connected for two ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — Tyler Rummel excelled on draw controls and at scoring goals in the Cedar Grove boys lacrosse team's 6-5 victory over Hanover Park on Friday. Rummel scored three goals, passed for one assist and won 14 out of 15 faceoffs for the Panthers (5-1), who led, 4-2, at ...

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VERONA, NJ — The Verona baseball team built a five-run lead, than had to hang on before warding off a Cedar Grove rally for a 5-4 victory on Thursday. Ben Mackey went 2-for-3 with two RBI for the Hillbillies (4-1), who had a 5-0 lead after scoring two runs in the bottom of the fourth. Chris ...

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VERONA, NJ — Melanie Naeris scattered six hits but shut out Columbia as Verona defeated the Cougars, 4-0, in softball on Thursday. Naeris struck out six and walked three for Verona (2-3), which scored two runs each in the first and second innings. Carlie Goldstein hit a two-run home run  and ...

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DEMAREST, NJ — The undefeated Verona boys lacrosse team stifled Demarest on the road for a 12-0 victory and its first shutout of the season. Jack Lonsinger scored seven goals and assisted on two others, and Trevor Spinelli collected three goals and one assist for the Hillbillies (5-0). Jack ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Cedar Grove boys lacrosse team won for the fourth time this season with an 11-4 victory over West Orange on Wednesday. Darin Casey scored three goals to lead the Panthers (4-1), who were playing West Orange for the first time since falling in double-overtime to the ...

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VERONA, NJ — Jack Lonsinger scored seven goals and racked up six assists to lift undefeated Verona to an 18-4 boys lacrosse victory over A.L. Johnson on Monday. Trevor Spinelli finished with five goals and two assists for the Hillbillies (4-0), who outshot the Crusaders, 40-16. Jackson Seawright ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Tyler Rummel scored five goals and passed for four assists and the Cedar Grove boys lacrosse team routed Morris Catholic, 13-0, on Monday. Darin Casey collected three goals and three assists for the Panthers (3-1). Lukas Zimovcak had two goals and three assists. Cedar Grove ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In a classic pitchers' duel, the Columbia baseball team scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to rally for a 3-2 victory over Verona on Monday. It was the first loss for Verona (3-0), which got six no-hit innings from senior left-hander Pierce Coppola, who struck out 11, ...

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