Saturday, November 12, 2011
Red Devils scores seven touchdowns against Kearny.
The Ridge High School varsity football team hosted Kearny at Lee Field in a consolation round game Friday night to conclude the 2011 season. The Red Devils dominated Kearny from the opening kickoff to the final buzzer in the 48-14 victory. For an extensive photo gallery from Friday night's game, head here. IN SHORT In the fourth quarter, Ridge senior defensive tackle Alex Connery stripped the ball from the Kearny running back and took the ball 45 yards for his first career touchdown. "I have only touched to ball twice, but I always wanted to score a TD," Connery said. "What a way to end senior year." Ridge was solid throughout the game on both sides of the ball and worked the ball in the air and on the ground with little trouble. It was …
Red Devils click on all cylinders during post-season match.
The Ridge High School football team had a dominating victory against Kearny on Friday night, ending its season impressively in the consolation round. This is a photo gallery from the game. For a recap of Friday night's victory, click here.
Monday, November 7, 2011
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Monday, November 7, 2011
Mid-State 39–West A Standings are a combination of Patch records, as well as from NJ.com. Coaches are required by the NJSIAA to submit results to NJ.com in order to be eligible for the post season, due to a contract between the two. Sept. 9–At Immaculata Sept. 16–At Montgomery Sept. 23-At home vs. North Hunterdon Sept. 30-At home vs. Phillipsburg Oct. 6-At Hillsborough Oct. 21-At home vs. Linden Oct. 28- At Bridgewater-Raritan Nov. 4- At home vs. Franklin Season Preview, This weekend's football coverage, including game, and separate file of photos from contest against Phillipsburg.
Sunday, November 6, 2011
Summit is the sole remaining unbeaten team in the Mid-State 39 Conference.
The Bridgewater-Raritan Panthers have only one win this season, but on Friday night against Phillipsburg they played like they were one of the top teams in the conference, nearly defeating Phillipsburg (6-2) in a game that went down to the last minute, according to NJ.com. Phillipsburg had been behind by four points before scoring a touchdown with 45 seconds remaining in the game. Hillsborough lost one of its most important games of the season against North Hunterdon in a game that went to overtime. Hillsborough came back to tie the game in the fourth quarter, but could not hold on, giving up three points to North Hunterdon in the first overtime, losing 30-27. John Banaciski scored three of Hillsborough’s rushing touchdowns in the game. …
Saturday, November 5, 2011
Ridge has tough time with impressive Franklin squad.
The Ridge High School football team took on Franklin Friday night in the final game of the regular season. Though the Red Devils would fall, fans were able to honor the seniors on the team, as well as those in the band and on the cheerleading squad. For a recape of Friday night's game, head here.
Warriors defense is dominant vs. Red Devils in final regular season game.
The Ridge High School varsity football team played host to Franklin Friday night at Lee Field on the final night of the regular season. The evening was a celebration of seniors, but the Devils were unable to keep up with Franklin losing, 41-3. For a full photo gallery from Senior Night, head here. IN SHORT The Devils started the evening celebrating Senior Night by honoring the senior members of the band, the cheerleading squad, and the football team. Each squad was introduced and walked to midfield at Lee Field to the cheers of the Ridge faithful. Franklin took only three plays of the opening series to get on the scoreboard and would score two more times in the opening quarter. After the second TD, Devil senior Tim Fallato brought the fans…
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Undefeated Bernards High (7-0) still in running in the Mid-State 39 Conference after last Friday's win over Belvidere.
Two games ago, Hillsborough was 4-2 and had won two straight games to get there. Two weeks later, after losses to Union and Phillipsburg, the Raiders are back at even going into their last game of the regular season against North Hunterdon on Friday. Last week, North Hunterdon squeaked by Montgomery with a 21-20 win after scoring 14 points in the fourth quarter, according to NJ.com. When Hillsborough defeated Montgomery in September, it was in another game that came down to the fourth quarter, with the Raiders pulling out the last minute win, 18-14. The Bridgewater-Raritan Panthers pulled out their first win of the season against the Ridge Red Devils last week, 25-14, but this week will face one of the top teams in the Delaware Division: …
Monday, October 31, 2011
Week 8 a big one for both those near the bottom of the standings, as well as those on top.
Week 8 was full of important games throughout the Mid-State 39 Conference. In the Watchung Division, two of the top teams in the conference, Immaculata (8-0) and Elizabeth (6-2) faced each other in a game that forced Immaculata to defend its position atop the division. NJ.com reported that Immaculata came away with the victory and remains the top ranked team by The Star-Ledger in the conference, and one of only four undefeated Mid-State 39 teams left this season. In the Mountain Division, two teams that were undefeated, Summit and Cranford, battled for first place. By the end of the night, the winner was clear: Summit remained undefeated by a commanding score of 52-21, according to NJ.com. Hillsborough could have taken third place in the …
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Red Devils can't knock off Bridgewater-Raritan, as Panthers secure their first victory.
The Ridge High School football team traveled to Bridgewater-Raritan High School Friday night to play the rival Panthers at Basilone Field. Ridge fell to the Panthers, 25-14, with Bridgewater picking up its first victory of the season on its homecoming. For a photo gallery from Friday night's game, head here. IN SHORT Bridgewater-Raritan quarterback Ray Mastroianni opened up the scoring in the first quarter with a two-yard touchdown run. Nick Norcia added the extra point. In the second period, JD Moore scored for Ridge on a five-yard run. Holder Mike Hilss took the high snap and ran the ball wide left and scored the 2-point conversion. In the second half, Bridgewater added another touchdown with a 25-yard run from Mastroianni, but the 2-…
Evan Skea produces more than 100 total yards in effort at Bridgewater's Homecoming game.
The Ridge High School football team fell to Bridgewater-Raritan on the road on Friday night. This is a photo gallery from the game. For a recap of Friday night's action, head here.