Union County Conference baseball, softball and overall records here as of Monday, May 7

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

Roselle Park softball captures first UCT championship since 2004; Junior right hander Hummel blanks 3rd-seeded Westfield 2-0 on 5-hitter

Top-seeded Panthers score game's only runs in bottom of the first on RBI-singles to center by Hummel and Gilic

UNION – Westfield had baserunners every inning. That wasn’t a problem. However, the Blue Devils stranded eight, including six in scoring position. They advanced a runner to third base in four of their seven at-bats. That’s not a bad job at all against one of the best pitchers in the county. However, getting batters on […]

UCT softball quarterfinals set for 4 quality matchups May 2; Winners advance to May 5 semifinals at Kean

The championship game is set for May 6 at Kean's Cougar Field in Union

Roselle Park is the top seed for the first time since the last time the Panthers won the event in 2004. Second-seeded GL, with just one in-county loss, is seeking to advance to the championship game for the ninth straight season. Upstart Summit – the only team outside of the top eight seeds to advance […]

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 […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings and overall records here as of Monday, April 30

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 30:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Scotch Plains (5-2) Westfield (5-2) 3-Gov. Livingston (3-2-1) 4-Union (2-4) 5-Cranford (2-4-1) 6-Elizabeth (2-5)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-New Providence (5-0) 2-Johnson (3-2) Summit (3-2) 4-Union Catholic (1-4) 5-Linden (0-4)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (5-1) 2-Roselle […]

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 […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings and overall records here as of Monday, April 23

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 23   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Westfield (4-1) Scotch Plains (4-1) 3-Elizabeth (2-3) 4-Gov. Livingston (1-2-1) 5-Cranford (1-3-1) 6-Union (1-3)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-New Providence (4-0) 2-Johnson (2-1) 3-Summit (2-2) 4-Union Catholic (1-3) 5-Linden (0-3)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Rahway (4-0) 2-Oratory Prep […]

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 […]

Union County teams went 3-2 in 11th annual Autism Awareness Baseball Challenge

Union County teams went 3-2 in the 11th annual Autism Awareness Baseball Challenge at North Brunswick’s Community Park. Johnson, Scotch Plains and Governor Livingston were victorious, while Elizabeth and Rahway both fell by the score of 4-2. Here are the results of all 20 games:   11TH ANNUAL AUTISM AWARENESS BASEBALL CHALLENGE AT NORTH BRUNSWICK’S […]

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 […]