Union County softball teams in state tournament listed here; Games commence May 17, with a first Tournament of Champions to follow

The following are the matchups for Union County softball teams in state tournament play. The states start today, Wednesday, May 17. Last year Johnson and Benedictine Academy of Elizabeth won sectional championships and reached state championship games. For the first time this year there will be a Tournament of Champions following the six state championship […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings and overall records here as of Monday, May 15

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 15 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (8-1) – champions 2-Westfield (5-3) 3-Scotch Plains (4-4) 4-Cranford (4-5) 5-Elizabeth (3-6) 6-Union (2-7) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Summit (5-2) 2-Johnson (4-2) 3-Union Catholic (4-3) New Providence (4-3) 5-Linden (0-7) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Roselle Park (7-1) 2-Dayton (7-2) […]

GL softball tops Johnson for 7th UCT championship; Crusader senior hurler Randazza tosses no-hitter

For Highlanders, who won crown for 2nd time in 3 years, Namit was winning pitcher again and Trezza scored game's only run

The Governor Livingston softball team managed to capture its seventh county championship the hard way – without registering a basehit. However, the Highlanders were able to push across a run in the bottom of the second and – behind superb pitching once again from senior Alanna Namit – made it stand up. Top-seeded GL outlasted […]

UCT baseball final is now May 12 at Kean; 4th-seeded Westfield has most titles with 14, while 2nd-seeded Cranford is next with 9

Blue Devils swept regular season Watchung Division games and last won UCT in 2014; Cougars last took home the crown in 2015

When we have a Westfield-Cranford baseball matchup with a trophy at stake, you can include in the conversation talk of the past, present and even the future. Both were very good in the past, are still very good in the present and will most likely continue to be very good in the future. For the […]

Union captures first boys’ volleyball UCT championship; Top-seeded Farmers best second-seeded Elizabeth in final

Led by serving of senior Arren Naguit, come back to win final 2 games vs. 14-2 Minutemen

After – for at least one game – not playing its best in the semifinals, top-seeded Union had to take a deep breath and increase its focus in order to take home the trophy. In the championship match, the top-seeded Farmers lost the first game to second-seeded Elizabeth. “We had to match their level of […]

UCT softball finals moved to Linden Friday, May 12; Varsity includes same teams as last year, with 3rd-seeded Johnson taking on top-seeded Governor Livingston

Defending champion Crusaders guided by 2016 championship game winning pitcher, senior Gianna Randazza; Highlanders, led by 2015 championship game winning pitcher Alanna Namit, will be appearing in 8th straight title game

For the second straight year the teams playing for Union County’s softball championship are Johnson of Clark and Governor Livingston of Berkeley Heights. The 42nd annual softball Union County Tournament will now conclude Friday, May 12 at Linden’s Flanagan Fields. The varsity and junior varsity games will be played at the same time – 6 […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings and overall records here as of Monday, May 8; Roselle Park softball repeats as Mountain Division champs

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 8   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (6-1) 2-Westfield (5-2) 3-Cranford (4-4) 4-Scotch Plains (3-4) 5-Elizabeth (3-5) 6-Union (1-6)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Summit (4-2) Johnson (4-2) 3-Union Catholic (3-2) 4-New Providence (2-2) 5-Linden (0-5)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Roselle Park (6-0) 2-Dayton […]

UCT baseball semifinal winners: Westfield and Cranford; Cougars come back to win in 8th

Championship game is May 13 at Kean University; Westfield has record 14 titles, Cranford is next with 9

CRANFORD – After the way Westfield is playing right now it’s hard to believe that the Blue Devils were 4-7 after its April 23 game at North Brunswick’s Community Park. Westfield wasted no time establishing itself vs. Johnson Saturday, scoring five runs on four hits before making an out. The Blue Devils, also sparked by […]

UCT boys’ volleyball debuts today – Friday, May 5 – at Johnson; 6 teams involved, with matches taking place in both gymnasiums

Here are the seeds: 1-Union. 2-Elizabeth. 3-Summit. 4-Plainfield. 5-Linden. 6-Roselle Catholic.

The first boys’ volleyball Union County Tournament will be contested today – Friday, May 5 – at Johnson High School in Clark. Here is the schedule for the one-day event: INAUGURAL UCT BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL Friday, May 5 At Johnson High School in Clark SEEDS: 1-Union. 2-Elizabeth. 3-Summit. 4-Plainfield. 5-Linden. 6-Roselle Catholic. SCHEDULE: FIRST TWO MATCHES: 5-Linden […]

Top 4 seeds advance to softball UCT semifinals; Scheduled for May 6 at Linden’s Flanagan Fields

All four home teams were victorious Wednesday, May 3 when the 42nd annual softball Union County Tournament continued with its quarterfinal round. Top-seeded Governor Livingston edged eighth-seeded Summit 2-1. Fifth-seeded Cranford trimmed 13th-seeded Scotch Plains 11-1 at Adams Avenue Field. Second-seeded Westfield turned back 10th-seeded Elizabeth 8-2. Third-seeded and defending champion Johnson blanked sixth-seeded Dayton […]