Johnson at GL for second straight season highlights May 5 UCT baseball quarterfinals; Cranford vs. Westfield a rematch of last year’s final

Other 2 contests include New Providence at Union and Elizabeth at Scotch Plains

When Johnson went to Berkeley Heights this time last year they faced a Governor Livingston baseball team that was 15-0, ranked No. 1 in the state for the first time and averaging nine runs. Johnson’s resume at the time read 7-7. The Crusaders rebounded from a 1-6 start to earn the Union County Tournament’s ninth […]

Roselle Park softball comes back in bottom of 7th to best Brearley, remain undefeated; WP Hummel starts rally with team’s 3rd hit and scores first run

Paige Junior scores winning run one out away from extras when leadoff batter Hailey Ortega is walked with bases loaded; Brearley senior RH Capizzano tosses 3-hitter, passes 500 career strikeouts

ROSELLE PARK – Madison Hummel just completed seven innings of one-run pitching. With her team down a run and just three outs away from its first loss, it was up her to get things going when she led off the bottom of the seventh. After fouling off several pitches and down in the count, Hummel […]

Westfield baseball, the defending champion, and Roselle Park softball earn No. 1 UCT seeds; Panthers last won crown in 2004

Semifinals and finals for both are scheduled to be played at Kean University the first two May weekends

Westfield is the top seed for the 65th annual baseball Union County Tournament, winning just last year. The Blue Devils captured their record 15th UCT championship in 2017, defeating Cranford 6-3 in the final at Kean University. Roselle Park is the top seed for the 43rd annual softball Union County Tournament, but has not won […]

Cranford standout kicker Ambrosio among Union County contingent for Phil Simms North-South All-Star Football Classic

June 25 gridiron clash will take place at Kean University

PISCATAWAY – When Valentino Ambrosio went to attempt his first extra point, kicking the ball had nothing to do with the play. “It was raining and when the ball was snapped it went right through the hands of the holder,” said Valentino, referring to Roselle Park’s season-opener four years ago on an inclement weather Saturday […]

Rahway baseball sparked by Gonzalez complete game and 12 hits in win at Brearley; Indians lead UCC’s Valley Division at 4-0

Play South Amboy April 22 in Autism Awareness Challenge and then have big division game at Roselle Park April 23

KENILWORTH – If Rahway’s goal was to load the bases as often as it could and take its chances offensively from there while also preventing Brearley from reaching base at all, the Indians receive an A-plus for their efforts. Rahway produced the bases loaded in five of its six times up, while starting pitcher Jayson […]

Johnson baseball comes back to beat J.P. Stevens in Autism Awareness Baseball Challenge; Turek HR in 6th is game-winning hit

Freshman RH Adorno earns first varsity victory, allowing just 1 run on 4 hits in 3-inning relief stint

NORTH BRUNSWICK – In take charge fashion, Joe Turek provided the offense and then he made a big play defensively from behind the plate. Johnson’s talented senior catcher produced the game-winning hit, connecting on the game’s only home run in the top of the sixth, and then in the bottom of the inning he threw […]

Gonnelli leads GL baseball to impressive 8-1 win at No. 2 in the state Delbarton; Tosses first complete game for his initial win this year

Limits Green Wave to 6 hits, while striking out 5 and walking just 1

Of the paltry sum of 30 innings pitched that the Governor Livingston Highlanders had returning this season, DJ Gonnelli was responsible for five. Nearly three weeks into the season the senior left hander has now thrown 17 and 2/3 innings in his three starts, with an ERA under 2. The best seven of those innings […]

Roselle Park softball starts 7-0 sparked by junior RH Hummel; Panthers produce consecutive 1-0 triumphs over Elizabeth, Brearley

UCC's Mountain Division leader has outscored the opposition 50-14 so far

There was a time not that long ago when Roselle Park was at the top of the hierarchy concerning Union County softball. The Panthers may be heading back to that lofty perch soon. After impressive back-to-back 1-0 victories in consecutive days this past weekend, Roselle Park begins the third week of the 2018 season with […]

GL baseball, guided by pitching of Hulburt and hitting of Compton, win at undefeated Summit; Highlanders will next face Watchung Division arch rival Cranford in their April 12 home-opener

Hilltoppers will host Mountain Division foe New Providence on same date

SUMMIT – With Governor Livingston losing its top four pitchers to graduation following last year’s 26-4 finish that included the program’s fourth Central Jersey, Group 2 state championship that left the door open for someone to take leadership of this year’s staff. At the moment, returning varsity performer Liam Hulburt is doing his part to […]

Union baseball, sparked by fine Sanborn mound performance and GW hit, triumphs at Cranford 5-2; Senior catcher Gamone bangs out 2 doubles and throws out a runner attempting to steal 2B

Farmers even overall record at 2-2 and Watchung Division mark at 1-1

CRANFORD – When he needed it the most, Andrew Sanborn reared back and got ahead of one batter with two fastballs – who he struck out – and then finished off the next with another one for another K. With Union ahead by two runs and Cranford with runners on first and third and then […]

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