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Boys Basketball: West Orange Rallies to Beat Newark Central, 66-64

December 14, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The West Orange boys basketball team rallied from an eight-point deficit for a 66-64 victory over Newark Central on opening night Friday.

Junior forward Ismail Taylor made four straight free throws at the end of the game to seal the victory. Taylor, who had 11 points finished 5-for-6 from the foul line.

Senior guard Mark Goddy led the Mountaineers with 17 points, ...

Girls Basketball: West Orange Defeats East Orange, 41-30

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange girls basketball team opened its season with a 41-30 victory over East Orange on the road Friday night.

Bianca Fede scored 11 points and came up with eight steals, and freshman Kiley Capstraw made her varsity debut with 11 points, 19 rebounds and four assists for the Mountaineers.

Penn State University commit Mya Bembry stuffed the stat sheet with 15 ...

West Orange Girls Basketball Team Opens 2018-2019 Season Friday with Championship Hopes

WEST ORANGE, NJ  —  A tremendously successful season last winter has the West Orange girls basketball team thinking about going one step beyond--or further--in the 2018-2019 season, which begins Friday night on the road at East Orange at 7 p.m.

Last year, the Mountaineers won the Section 1, Group 4 championship en route to a 22-8 record that also included a trip to the Essex ...

West Orange Lands Three Girls Soccer Players on SEC All-American Division First Team

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The record-setting West Orange girls soccer team was honored with eight selections to the Super Essex Conference (SEC) All-American Division team, as selected by coaches. Three Mountaineers were named to the first team, including Natalie Nevins, Nyah Harper and Morgan Clark.

Nevins, a junior midfielder, led West Orange in both goals (17) and assists ...

West Orange Golfer Tyler Galantini Signs with Wagner College

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Tyler Galantini of West Orange has signed a letter of intent with Wagner College to continue his golf career while attending the school.

Galantini, a senior who attended Pleasantdale (now Kelly) Elementary, Edison and Liberty Middle Schools, said he has received a partial athletic scholarship to the college and plans to major in Business ...

Ice Hockey: West Orange Falls to Dayton, 6-3

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Dayton High School of Springfield handed the West Orange ice hockey team its first loss of the year, 6-3, on Saturday.

Kaelan Monroe scored two goals for West Orange (0-1-1), Davey Campbell had a goal and an assist, and Chris Infante and Trevor Levine each supplied an assist for the Mountaineers.

Zach Weingold made 28 saves for West Orange.

West Orange High School Basketball Star Mya Bembry Signs with Penn State

WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School senior Mya Bembry signed a letter of intent with Penn State to play Division I basketball on Nov. 20 as family, friends and coaches cheered her on.

After fielding offers from around the country, Bembry decided on Penn State and verbally committed on Aug. 7. On Nov. 20, she signed her paperwork and will now play for the Big 10 university.

Bembry ...

West Orange Ice Hockey Team Seeks Playoff Berth As 2018-2019 Season Opens

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange ice hockey team opened its season this week with hopes of qualifying for the state tournament for the first time in eight years.

Coach Eddie Scafidi has several players returning to comprise the core of this year's team, including senior forward Davey Campbell, senior defenseman Chris Spagnuolo, Cameron Murphy and senior goalie Zach Weingold.

Three West Orange Boys Soccer Players Named to SEC All-Division Team

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange boys soccer team has been honored with three selections to the first team of the Super Essex Conference's All-American Division team.

A.J. Petrucci, Wes Rideau Winds and Kalleo Mendes were all selected by the division's coaches to the all-division first team.

Petrucci, a senior, made 85 saves for the Mountaineers (11-5-2), who posted seven shutouts ...

Girls Soccer: Bridgewater-Raritan Blanks West Orange in Group 4 Semifinal

SOMERSET, NJ - The West Orange girls soccer team hadn't lost a game in two years, but Tuesday night the Mountaineers found themselves cornered by Bridgewater-Raritan.

The Panthers wore down West Orange with a succession of corner kicks and other set pieces to claim a 2-0 victory that brought an end to West Orange's 39-game unbeaten streak in the NJSIAA Group 4 state semifinals at ...


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