Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week

June 24, 2021

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School senior helped to achieve Westfield’s first 4x800 relay title in school history at the NJSIAA Group Championships on June 11. While running with the Track and Field and Cross Country programs, 18-year-old Caroline Collins has also broken the school record ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Blue Devil catcher played a key role in helping to power the softball team to a sectional win against Elizabeth Saturday. A 17-year-old junior at Westfield High School, Aden Brooks said strong team chemistry and her coach’s powerful encouragement helped lead the Blue Devils ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The boys varsity lacrosse team was into its second overtime in a tight game against Delbarton. Sebastian Birse, an 18-year-old Westfield High School senior who plays long stick midfield, recalled that the team was nervous, but the coaches called for a time-out and told the team ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A Westfield High School athlete hasn’t thrown the discus that far in 59 years. With a recent 178-foot 5-inch throw, senior Braden Stryker broke the school’s record in discus: a 176-foot 4-inch throw set by Bob Hoffman in 1962, his coach said. Stryker is this week’s Ron Bansky and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School lacrosse goalie Mia Fleming totaled 23 saves in three games, and she netted 12 vital saves during Westfield’s semifinal match against Summit. While Summit ultimately won 6-5 on May 19, Fleming’s outstanding performance was one highlight of the game. The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Fresh off the boys golf team’s first place win at the North II Group IV Sectional Championship at High Bridge Hills Tuesday, junior Nicholas Conti had praise for his fellow Blue Devils. “I was proud of how we all played,” said Conti, whose score was 78. This week’s Ron Bansky ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Varsity softball pitcher Michaela Hobson recently struck out nine batters and walked one while giving up just two earned runs and four hits in a game against Summit. Hobson, a senior who also plays first and third base, helped power the Lady Blue Devils to the 6-2 win April 30 in ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield varsity baseball team went 5-0 during opening week, and left fielder and relief pitcher Enzo Mizerek was a key piece to its success. In the Blue Devils’ first two games, Mizerek, the leadoff hitter, went 5-7 at the plate, scored four runs and stole six bases. The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School senior Allie Fernandez has committed to continuing her gymnastics career in college as a Division II athlete for Kutztown University’s new Acrobatics and Tumbling team. Fernandez, who is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School girls varsity volleyball team heads into a Friday state semi-final with a 13-1 record after overtaking Scotch Plains in the county final last week and securing a win over Linden Wednesday. Key to the Lady Blue Devils’ success has been outside hitter Emma ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School shot put and discus thrower junior Maggie McCauley recently placed second in the Union County Championship meet with a shot put throw of 34-feet, 9-inches. McCauley, who also set a school outdoor record for shot-put with throw of 36-feet, 2.25-inches, is ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Lady Blue Devils pulled out a win against Scotch Plains bringing the season to a close with an 8-1 record last week. Westfield High School senior Julia McGann finished second in the 200 freestyle and third in the backstroke March 25. McGann, 18, is this week’s Ron Bansky and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — An outside hitter of the girls varsity volley ball team, she has logged 41 kills, four blocks, 20 digs and four aces, her coach said. Gianna Mangiamele, a 17-year-old senior at Westfield High School, has been a key player for the Lady Blue Devils, head coach Bev Torok said.

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In only his second year on the Westfield High School Varsity Bowling Team, sophomore Perry Cuccaro has already emerged with an array of tournament successes and notable skill improvement. The 16-year-old, a starter on the team, placed first in the UCT Individuals tournament and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield boys varsity boys ice hockey team finished the season with a 9-1-1 record, and despite only playing nine games, sophomore Matteo Mancheno led the team with 18 points, with a team high nine goals along with nine assists. Mancheno is this week's Ron Bansky and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School junior ran a personal best 4:21 mile last week, putting him at fourth in the school’s indoor track history. With his 11-second personal record, Charlie Stock is the current state leader in the indoor mile. Stock is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates ...

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WESTFIELD NJ— Center forward Greg Oliveri has scored three goals for the Westfield High School boys varsity ice hockey team in its past four games, helping power the team to wins each time. Oliveri, a 16-year-old junior at Westfield High School, is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Mary Beke picked up seven goals and three assists last year as a junior for the varsity girls hockey team, fourth on the team in points in their 6-15 season. The senior co-captain is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week. “She is one of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The 6-foot-8 center helped to power the Westfield High School boys varsity basketball team to its first win of the season Wednesday in a game against Madison. Logan Howland, a 17-year-old junior and captain of the team, was instrumental in the 58-49 win at home. Howland is this ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Dante Morales helped to lead the Blue Devils to a 5-2 win over rival Scotch Plains Jan. 28 in what is the latest in a series of successes for the varsity bowling team’s anchor and co-captain. The 16-year-old junior, who heads into a match against Oratory Prep Thursday, had bowled ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Point guard Charlotte Dursee and the rest of the Lady Blue Devils are gearing up for a game against Union Catholic. The first game of the shortened season will be Thursday. Dursee, an 18-year-old senior at Westfield High School, is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield boys varsity ice hockey team is off to a strong 2-0 start, and a key piece to their success has been senior co-captain Brendan Kotiga. After a goal and an assist in a season opening 4-1 win against rival Summit, Kotiga backed it up with two assists in an 8-1 blowout ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Brooke Scheuermann will play lacrosse at Salisbury University next year. The Westfield High School defender, who recently signed to play at the Division 3 school, is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week. And before she heads off to play in ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The bowling season has yet to start but that hasn’t kept Westfield High School senior Austin Peterson and his teammates from the lanes. Peterson, a first-year co-captain of the varsity bowling team, is helping to lead practices as the season nears. Peterson is this week’s Ron ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School senior recently committed to play football at University of Pennsylvania, despite not playing his senior season. Blue Devil cornerback Jordan Ortiz began his Penn recruitment with just one email to the coaching staff and is now committed to play for the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Blue Devil forward helped lead the Westfield High School basketball team to a division championship last season and recently signed to play ball at Stevens Institute of Technology. Jack Spellman, a 17-year-old senior who last year set the school record for blocked shots in a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School senior recently committed to play golf at Fairfield University. Colin Summers, 17, comes off of a stellar run in the Met Junior Championship held at Rockaway River Country Club in July, head golf coach Ryan Daly said. Summers is this week’s Ron Bansky ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School lacrosse attacker Avery Hoeft has verbally committed to play the game at the University of California, Berkeley. The 16-year-old junior, who also plays lacrosse with BBL Elite Black, is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A captain of the girls varsity volleyball team, senior Gianna Mangiamele recently committed to play volleyball at the Division III Franklin & Marshall College. The 17-year-old outside and right-side hitter is this week’s Ron Bansky and Associates Allstate Westfield Athlete of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A Westfield High School senior described by her coach as a fearless lacrosse defender recently signed to play the game at a Division 3 school. Chloe Pappalardo, 17, is staying in shape with the hopes of having a spring lacrosse season, which would be her last before graduating at ...

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