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 […]

GL baseball bounces back to best defending champion Westfield and clinch program’s first outright Watchung Division title; Senior LH Cocchia improves starting record to 5-0

Highlanders will next seek to capture Central Jersey, Group 2 for the 4th time

One week after getting upset in the quarterfinal round of the Union County Tournament and then the next day falling for the first time in league play, the Governor Livingston baseball team rebounded to do something it never did before. The Highlanders captured the Union County Conference’s Watchung Division title outright for the first time. […]

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 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 […]

Cranford baseball, sparked by Bakie and Genova, advance to UCT semifinals for 5th straight season; Big upset in one of the quarterfinals

Final Four is May 6 at Cranford's Memorial Field for the first time

CRANFORD – Ryan Bakie does it all for the Cranford baseball team. On Wednesday he delivered the game-winning hit with a bases-clearing double in the second inning that gave the Cougars the lead for good. In the top of the fourth he threw out an Elizabeth runner at second base who attempted to stretch a […]