Dayton baseball scores in first and then holds on to top visiting Whippany Park 1-0 in North 2, Group 1 first round action; Pitchers Pulice, Gelo and Cacioppo combine to toss 6-hit shutout

Bulldogs will next host Shabazz Bulldogs in Thursday's quarterfinal round

SPRINGFIELD – Forget about seeds. Whippany Park baseball came to play and nearly pulled off a big upset, which would have been just its third victory. However, Dayton pitchers Vinny Pulice, Zach Gelo and Michael Cacioppo combined on a six-hit shutout to halt the visiting Wildcats 1-0 in Monday’s North 2, Group 1 first round […]

Union County baseball, softball teams in states here; Baseball begins May 20, softball continues same day

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL TEAMS IN STATES:   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: 9-Union at 8-Westfield 13-Columbia at 4-Scotch Plains 10-Elizabeth at 7-Newark East Side   NORTH 2, GROUP 3: 14-Iselin Kennedy at 3-Cranford 10-Summit at 7-Ferris   NORTH 2, GROUP 1: 9-North Arlington at 8-Roselle Park 13-Lincoln at 4-Brearley 14-Belvidere at 4-New Providence 15-Whippany Park at […]

Scotch Plains tops Johnson 4-0 to win baseball Union County Tournament championship; Raiders, who were on precipice of losing in first round, give up only 3 runs in 4 tourney triumphs

UNION – Two weeks into the season Scotch Plains-Fanwood had a record of 2-6. The Raiders were not thinking trophy. They were looking to snap a five-game losing streak. Then 11 days later Scotch Plains was down to its final out, just one strike away from losing to be more specific, before rallying to win […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, May 13

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 13   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (8-1) – outright champions 2-Gov. Livingston (6-3) 3-Union (5-4) 4-Scotch Plains (4-5) 5-Westfield (3-5) 6-Elizabeth (0-8)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Johnson (4-1) 2-Summit (3-2) 3-Union Catholic (2-3) 4-New Providence (1-4)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (9-0) […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, May 6; Oratory Prep baseball won the Valley Division outright

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

Summit baseball advances to UCT semifinals for first time since 2015; Hilltoppers top top-seeded Cranford in 8 innings

Carlson walks with bases loaded for winning RBI and Reddy tosses complete-game, nine-hitter to improve to 5-0; Hilltoppers now 11-5

Emory Carlson walked with the bases loaded and nobody out in the top of the eighth to give Summit the lead once again and then Matt Reddy retired Cranford on three pitches in the bottom of the eighth. All of a sudden the visiting Hilltoppers found themselves in unfamiliar territory. Summit baseball advanced to the […]

FEMALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

FEMALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Anna Horne, varsity lacrosse player “Anna has been the Cougars’ starting goalie for the last four years and she will be continuing her lacrosse career at Drew University. It has been incredible seeing Anna develop over the last four years! She is an incredible leader and role model to her teammates.” — Coach Samantha Berk […]

MALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

MALE CRANFORD ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Conor Halpin, varsity lacrosse player “Conor Halpin has had tremendous start to his senior season this year, and a tremendous impact on our team’s improvements and successful first quarter/half thus far. He is contributing and leading the way for us in scoring, possession of the ball, with his excellence in facing off and collecting ground […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Zach Fernandez, Senior, Baseball Zach is a four year starter for the Union High School Baseball Program. During his tenure at Union High School, Zach has been a model student-athlete and is extremely committed and determined to improve on the baseball field and in the classroom. During his senior season, Zach has been proven to […]

Cranford softball tops Dayton in UCT quarterfinal play; Schwerdtfeger, McCaffery, Brunton, Moreno, Gardiner star for Cougars

Mahy slugs home run and double and drives in 3 runs for Bulldogs

CRANFORD – One way of describing “coming through in the clutch” is when a batter is tested with the most pressure. Three times Cranford batters came up with runners in scoring position with two outs. All three times those Cougars produced. First was senior catcher Erin Schwerdtfeger, who on a 1-2 pitch drilled a shot […]

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