Softball: Caldwell Trio Named to All-Conference First Team

June 17, 2018

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Three players from James Caldwell High School have been named to the Super Essex Conference All-Liberty Division First Team.

Carlie Corrigan, Nicolette Luzzi and Jacy Murphy each were honored as first-teamers. Corrigan was 8-3 as a pitcher, with 68 strikeouts and only 21 walks allowed in 78 innings. She also batted .333 and hit seven doubles.

Luzzi paced the Chiefs in ...

Millburn's Peter Serruto Drafted by Cincinnati Reds

MILLBURN, NJ - Peter Serruto, who just completed his senior season at Millburn High School, was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the 22d round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on Wednesday.

Serruto was the 649th pick overall.

The 6-foot, 190-pound right-handed batter has been a defensive standout since he first suited up in a Millburn uniform as a freshman.

"Defensively, ...

Baseball: West Essex Falls in Extra-Inning Sectional Semifinal Battle to Pascack Valley

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — An extra-inning battle between two top-tier baseball programs ended with the Pascack Valley Indians ousting the West Essex Knights from the North 1, Group 3 state playoffs, 3-2, Tuesday to send the Indians to their second consecutive final.  

“It’s emotional for it to end that way,” said West Essex head coach Eric Johnson. “I feel ...

West Essex Resumes Title Bid in Sectional Semifinal Tuesday

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The top-seeded West Essex baseball team will play Pascack Valley in the semifinal round of the Section 1, Group 3 state tournament on Tuesday at 4 p.m. in North Caldwell.

The Knights (20-1)  routed Wayne Hills, 11-1, in the quarterfinal round on Thursday, when pitcher David Kolesar ran his record to 6-0 with five innings of four-hit ball and Frank Lagreca knocked in ...

Baseball: West Essex Clubs Wayne Hills, 11-1

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The West Essex baseball team advanced in the quarterfinal round of the Section 1, Group 3 state tournament with an 11-1 victory over Wayne Hills on Thursday.

Frank Lagreca drove in four runs with a home run and a double for the Knights (19-1), who scored five runs in the fourth inning to take a 7-0 lead.

Ian McLaughlin went 2-for-4 with two RBI, Tyler Sorrentino had ...

Softball: Verona Upsets Caldwell in States, 2-1

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The James Caldwell softball team was stunned by an underdog Verona squad on Wednesday afternoon, when the Hillbillies produced a 2-1 victory to oust the third-seeded Chiefs from the North 2, Group 2 state tournament.

“[Verona pitcher Christina Colon] is a great pitcher, but I think our pitcher is a great pitcher too,” said Caldwell head coach Mike ...

Baseball: West Essex Moves Past Teaneck, 6-1, in State Tournament

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - Three pitchers combined on a four-hitter and the West Essex baseball team advanced with a 6-1 victory over Teaneck in the first round of the Section 1, Group 3 state tournament on Monday.

Ian McLaughlin pitched the first five innings for the victory, allowing two hits and no walks and striking out eight. He did not allow a walk. Anthony Vassallo and David Kolesar each ...

Softball: West Essex Falls in Extra Innings to Montville

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex softball team’s run at a state title came to a crushing end as the Lady Knights’ season concluded with a 6-5 extra-inning loss to Montville on Monday.

“We’re real young, and this was a great experience for the younger kids,” said head coach Andrea Mondadori-Llauget. “We really wanted to get it done for the two ...

West Essex Jr. Sports Teams Recognized for Championship Wins

ROSELAND, NJ — The undefeated West Essex Jr. Knights wrestling team and the Roseland Lakers basketball team were honored for their achievements in the 2018 season by the Roseland mayor and council and Roseland recreation director Michael Colitti at the May 15 borough council meeting.

The players and coaches of both teams were surrounded by their families as Mayor John Duthie ...

Boys Lacrosse: Bernards Knocks Out Caldwell, 7-6

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The fifth-seeded Bernards boys lacrosse team eliminated No. 4 Caldwell with a 7-6 victory in the quarterfinal round of the South Jersey, Group 1 state tournament on Friday.

In his final game for the Chiefs, Patrick Maguire led his team with three goals and an assist. 

Ethan Caldwell finished with two goals and two assists for the Mountaineers ...

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