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 […]

Union Catholic baseball – sparked by Donohue, McReynolds and Tomalavage – advances in UCT for first time in 3 years; Vikings top visiting Dayton to move to quarterfinals

Game much closer than final score indicates

SCOTCH PLAINS – The way Dylan Donohue was dealing for Union Catholic two things were certain. The Vikings were going to eclipse last year’s win total and they were also going to win a county tournament game for the first time in three years. Donahue allowed only two batters to reach base, before and after […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, April 29

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 29 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (5-1) Gov. Livingston (5-1) 3-Union (3-3) 4-Westfield (2-3) 5-Scotch Plains (2-4) 6-Elizabeth (0-5) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Union Catholic (2-1) Johnson (2-1) 3-New Providence (1-2) Summit (1-2) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (6-0) 2-Dayton (5-1) 3-Brearley (3-3) Roselle Park […]

Undefeated Westfield is top seed for 44th annual softball Union County Tournament; defending champion Roselle Park is 2nd

Johnson seed 3rd, Cranford 4th; Semifinals and final will be at Kean

Westfield softball last won a county championship five years ago. The Blue Devils, with a cast that features top freshmen and sophomores, is making a case to get back to the top of the mountain. With a record of 8-0 that includes six wins against fellow Union County teams including two over Watchung Division rival […]

Cranford is top seed for 66th annual baseball Union County Tournament; Defending champion GL is 2nd, Union 3rd and Johnson 4th

Championship game is scheduled for May 13 at Kean University

Cranford, by virtue of last week’s 7-4 home win over 7-0 Governor Livingston, was selected the top seed – owners of 7-2 record – for the 66th annual baseball Union County Tournament. The Cougars last won the UCT in 2015 and last reached the final in 2017. GL, the second seed, is the defending champion […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, April 22

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 22 WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (5-1) Gov. Livingston (5-1) 3-Union (3-3) 4-Westfield (2-3) 5-Scotch Plains (2-4) 6-Elizabeth (0-5) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Union Catholic (2-1) Johnson (2-1) 3-New Providence (1-2) Summit (1-2) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (6-0) 2-Dayton (5-1) 3-Brearley (3-3) Roselle Park […]

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