Baseball, softball, boys’ lacrosse, girls’ lacrosse state tournament information updated here; Johnson, Summit, Westfield boys’ lacrosse capture sectional championships

STATE TOURNAMENTS INVOLVING UNION COUNTY TEAMS   BASEBALL (9 still alive) Westfield, Summit, Cranford, New Providence, Dayton, Roselle Park, Union Catholic, Oratory Prep, Roselle Catholic.   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: Semifinals Tuesday, May 27 4-Bridgewater-Raritan at 1-Westfield 3-Millburn at 2-Ridge Final Friday, May 30 At higher seed   NORTH 2, GROUP 3: Semifinals Tuesday, May 27 13-Summit at 1-Cranford 7-Nutley at 3-West Essex Final Friday, May […]

UCT baseball semifinals will take place at Kean for the first time; Quarterfinals moved to May 2

Semis are May 3 and final at Kean is May 10

For the first time in nine years the baseball Union County Tournament semifinals will not take place at Elizabeth’s Williams Field. Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (UCIAC) Executive Director Tom Lewis disclosed Thursday afternoon that the semifinals will take place at KeanUniversity’s Jim Hynes ’63 Baseball Stadium in Union for the first time. Saturday’s scheduled semifinals […]

Roselle Park, Union, Johnson, Cranford and GL move on in UCT softball

While defending champion and top-seeded Westfield will have to wait until Monday to play its first-round game – at home vs. 16th-seeded and 7-1 Roselle Catholic – Roselle Park, Union, Johnson, Cranford and Governor Livingston all advanced to Friday night’s quarterfinals at Linden with first-round wins on Saturday. Three of the eight first-round games were […]

Defending champ Cranford, top-seeded GL and lower seed Roselle Park advance in UCT baseball

Defending champion Cranford, top-seeded Governor Livingston and lower-seeded Roselle Park – sparked by standout senior Luis Amaro – advanced to the baseball Union County Tournament quarterfinals with first-round wins on Saturday. The quarterfinals are scheduled to be played at the higher seeds Wednesday, with Thursday as the rain date. Cranford, which has won the UCT […]

UCT baseball and softball seeding information here

61ST ANNUAL BASEBALL UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT   SEEDS: 1-Gov. Livingston. 2-Cranford. 3-Westfield. 4-Scotch Plains. 5-Dayton. 6-Union. 7-Union Catholic. 8-Elizabeth. 9-Summit. 10-New Providence. 11-Roselle Park. 12-Johnson. 13-Oratory Prep. 14-Plainfield 15-Rahway. 16-Roselle Catholic. 17-Linden.   PRELIMINARY ROUND Wednesday, April 23 Linden 11, Roselle Catholic 5 – at RC   FIRST ROUND Saturday, April 26 TOP SIDE OF […]

GL baseball in line to earn top seed for 61st annual Union County Tournament; Highlanders off to fine 10-1 start

First-round games are April 26, quarterfinals April 30, semifinals May 3 and final May 10.

The Governor Livingston baseball team has never won the Union County Tournament. The Highlanders probably never earned the top seed before either. This could be their year. GL, with an overall record of 10-1 and a Union County Conference-Watchung Division mark of 4-1, is in line to earn the top seed for the 61st annual […]

Cranford baseball comes back to stun Steinert 6-5 and win for the first time in the Roselle Park Dad’s Club Invitational; Trotter produces tying RBI-hit and Ravatier the game-winner

Sophomore righty Feeney - in a 4-inning effort - earns the mound victory in relief

  ROSELLE PARK – Heading into the bottom of the seventh of Saturday’s Roselle Park Dad’s Club Baseball Invitational clash against South Jersey power Steinert, Cranford had batter Nos. 6, 7 and 8 due up. Up to that point they were a combined 0-for-6. If the Cougars, down three runs, were to pull off a […]

Roselle Park baseball seeks continued success; Dad’s Club Invite at RP is April 11-13

Panthers have 11 seniors and 7 returning starters

After somewhat surprisingly reaching the North 2, Group 1 championship game last year after a rocky 3-7 start, the RosellePark baseball team has aspirations of winning the section again this year – which would be for the first time since 2011. A major stumbling block is Dayton, with RosellePark falling to the Bulldogs in last […]

Final UCC girls’ basketball standings, overall records and Coaches’ picks here

Five UnionCounty girls’ basketball teams won at least 20 games this season, with three of them also capturing Union County Conference championships. Roselle Catholic set a program record for wins in a 25-2 season that included a fourth straight Watchung Division crown and sixth consecutive league title. For the first time the Lions finished undefeated […]

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