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May 16, 2021

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex boys lacrosse team built an eight-goal halftime lead and went on to an 11-1 victory over West Orange in the first round of the Essex County Tournament on Saturday. Rocco Garcia scored four goals and assisted on two, and Michael Drago won nine of 11 faceoffs ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Caldwell girls lacrosse team racked up 13 goals in the opening half and went on to a 15-0 victory over West Orange on Saturday. Jenna Goldbach and Kate Quinn each collected four goals and one assist for Caldwell (10-2). Julia Duren-Lubanski finished with three goals and ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — Championship contending teams must possess the trait of resilience, and the Caldwell baseball team showed just that in a 4-2 victory over West Essex at Yogi Berra Stadium on Friday night. “For our kids, the motto all year is: compete, no matter who we play, where we play, when ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — For the first time since March 2020, the Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education, in an attempt to return to normalcy, met in person at the Harrison School with social distancing measures in place.  It was reported by Superintendent Dr. James Heinegg that the board would ...

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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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ROSELAND, NJ — Liam James, a Roseland resident and a first baseman for the West Essex H.S. baseball team, recently signed a letter of intent to attend Caldwell University, where he will continue his athletic career. James, a 6-2, 210 senior with power, batted .327 as a sophomore on the Knights' ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Caldwell scored three goals in the first quarter and went on to post a 6-4 boys lacrosse victory over Mendham on Tuesday to clinch the Waterman Division championship. Dan Amores, a senior attack, scored three goals for the Chiefs (7-2), who built a 4-1 lead by ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Caitlin Cetrulo knocked in six runs to lead Caldwell to a 12-0 softball victory over Bloomfield on Tuesday. Cetrulo went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two runs scored, and Ava Marchetta went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI for Caldwell (9-2), which pounded out 12 hits, ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — West Essex opened the game with 12 unanswered goals and went on to defeat Livingston, 17-2, in girls lacrosse on Monday. Gianna Puorro and Cielle McInerney each scored four goals for West Essex (8-0). Molly Simon connected for three goals and supplied an assist in the ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Friday's victory over Wayne Valley extended the undefeated Caldwell boys tennis team's record to 5-0. The team is made up of all underclassmen, "which certainly fairs well for the future," said head coach Ron Masson. The team is led by sophomore Jimmy Quagliardi at first ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Kate Quinn scored five goals and Caldwell rallied from a one-goal halftime deficit for a 12-9 girls lacrosse victory over Kent Place on Saturday. Julia Duren-Lubanski scored three goals and Jenna Goldbach had two goals and two assists for Caldwell (7-2), which trailed, 6-5, at the ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — After being no-hit for six innings, the Caldwell baseball team scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat West Orange, 1-0, in the opening round of the Greater Newark Tournament Friday night. Gil Prial of Caldwell (6-2) singled, stole second and scored the only ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex baseball team opened play in the Greater Newark Tournament with a 15-1 victory over Newark Academy in the first round on Friday. Vincent Panzarino went 3-for-6 with a home run, a double, six runs batted in and four runs scored for the Knights (6-2), and Jude ...

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THE CALDWELLS, NJ — The West Essex baseball team has been given the third seed in the Greater Newark Tournament, which gets underway this week. Caldwell was seeded seventh. Millburn is the top seed, followed by Seton Hall Prep. Montclair is the fourth seed and Livingston the fifth seed. Both ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Jack Massotto scored three goals and had one assist to lead West Essex to an 11-2 boys lacrosse victory over Kittatinny on Wednesday. Rocco Garcia finished with two goals and three assists for West Essex (6-2), which scored four goals in the second quarter to open a 5-0 ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Peter Murray scored four goals to lead Caldwell to a 12-7 boys lacrosse victory over Glen Ridge on Tuesday. Dan Amores finished with three goals and one assist for the Chiefs (5-1), who led, 7-3, at the half. Kevin Boland connected for two goals in the victory. Luke Kurzum ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Junior right-hander Tyler Markman turned in a debut performance for the ages last Saturday in his first varsity start for the West Essex baseball team. Markman pitched a two-hitter, struck out 10 batters, walked none and allowed only an unearned run in the Knights' 5-1 ...

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WAYNE, NJ — The West Essex girls lacrosse team remained undefeated with a 16-4 victory over Wayne Hills on Monday. Cielle McInerney scored four goals and had one assist for West Essex (6-0), which outscored Wayne Hills, 11-0, in the first half. Gianna Macrino and Gianna Puorro each finished ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex baseball team has won two in a row, but Monday’s rain-soaked 9-8 victory over West Orange on Monday did not come easily. “We enjoy the wins,” said West Essex Head Coach Eric Johnson. While the game ultimately ended with a win for the Knights the game would ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Vivian Onnembo, a senior sprinter on the West Essex High School track team, recently signed a letter of intent to attend Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., where she will continue her athletic career. As a junior last year, Onnembo placed second in both the ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Caldwell scored eight runs in the third inning and went on to a 9-4 baseball victory over Columbia on Saturday. Owen Ayers and Nick Bergamotto each had two hits and two RBI for the Chiefs (4-2), who led, 9-1, after their third-inning outburst. Nick McNish, Ty Fredo, Ray Zamloot ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — The West Essex softball team is continuing to grow and learn lessons following a 5-2 loss to undefeated Nutley on Saturday morning. “We were right there with them; they are an awesome team,” said Knights Head Coach Andrea Mondadori-Llauget.  The Knights showed tremendous ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — Dan Amores scored three goals to lead Caldwell to an 8-5 boys lacrosse victory over Somerville on Thursday. Jack Goldbach collected two goals and three assists for the Chiefs (3-1), who scored two goals in the third quarter to open a 5-2 lead. Peter Murray finished with two ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Abby Lonergan, who played on the back line for the West Essex girls soccer team, has signed to attend Bloomfield College, where she will continue her athletic career. Lonergan's defense helped West Essex (8-4-1) post four shutouts in 13 games during her senior season. The ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — It's been quite a week for Millburn head baseball coach Brian Chapman. On Thursday, the 11th-year head coach of the Millers reached his 200th career victory with a 3-2 decison over West Essex. That came 24 hours after his son, sophomore Matt Chapman, picked up his second ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Cielle McInerney scored six goals to lead West Essex to a 17-9 girls lacrosse victory over Millburn in a battle of previously undefeated teams on Tuesday. Gianna Macrino finished with five goals, two assists and six draw controls for West Essex (3-0), which outscored ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ — Caldwell scored five runs in the sixth inning and held on for a 7-6 baseball victory over Belleville on Monday. Owen Ayers and Nick McNish each had two hits and one run batted in for the Chiefs (2-2), who fell behind, 5-1, in the second inning before rallying back. Ray ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex boys lacrosse team scored six unanswered goals in the first half and went on to a 13-2 victory over Madison on Monday. Hunter Krause scored four goals and Jack Massotto finished with six assists and one goal for the Knights (1-2). Matthew Russo and Noah ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Michayla Rodriguez hit two home runs and two doubles and drove in five runs to power Caldwell to a 16-5 softball victory over Millburn on Monday. Carina Whiting went 3-for-4 with four runs and five RBI and Caitlin Cetrulo went 3-for-5 with three runs and one RBI for Caldwell ...

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VERNON, NJ — West Essex established a 10-goal lead in the first half on its way to a 16-3 victory over Vernon on Saturday. Gianna Macrino and Cait Lutz each scored four goals for West Essex (2-0), which led, 12-2, at the half. Molly Simon and Cielle McInerney each finished with three goals, ...

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