Thursday, May 16, 2013
Three players score four goals apiece.
The Ridge High School girls lacrosse team, now 15-2 for the season, launched the first round of the state playoffs with a resounding win over the team's first matchup, East Brunswick. The game was played at Ridge. The girls won 18-2, with three players scoring four goals apiece. Senior Sam Brown, her sister Devon, a sophomore, and Mackenzie Bori, another sophomore, each logged four goals in the contest. The team already had gained the Somerset County crown on Tuesday night, defeating Hillsborough 19-14 in a spirited contest held in Bridgewater. Sam Brown was named MVP that night. At the county final, the Ridge girls were repeating an earlier win over Hillsborough in the season's opener, played at Ridge. Meanwhile, by chance, the boys team …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Senior Sam Brown is named Most Valuable Player.
Whoa, they did it again! The Ridge High School girls lacrosse team launched this season's opening game with a win over Hillsborough, and on Tuesday night faced 'boro again in a high-energy contest for the Somerset County Tournament title, played at Bridgewater-Raritan's stadium. This time, the buzzer ran with the Red Devils ahead by 19-14, giving the girls the county crown. Senior Sam Brown, with four goals and four assists, was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player. Although the Ridge girls broke past a tie of 2-2 to score goal after goal in the first half — at one point ahead by more than a half-dozen goals — Hillsborough wasn't about to hand the Red Devils the win on a silver platter. The Raiders mounted a comeback, but not enough…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Girls lacrosse tallies up another high score for semifinal game victory.
The Ridge High School varsity lacrosse girls team carried their lead through Saturday's Somerset County Tournament semifinal game against Montgomery to a final 18-8 victory at Ridge's Lee Field. The team, now 13-2 for the season, moves onto the final game of the county tournament, due to be played at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Bridgewater-Raritan. The Red Devils will play the winner of Saturday's other semifinal matchup between Hillsborough and The Pingry School. Top scorers were Sam Brown, with 3 goals and five assists; and Izzy Behrins and Meagan Quigley, each with 4 goals and two assists. Ridge Goalie Tara Cuddihy accomplished 15 saves, according to the stats. After the game, Head Coach Laurie Anthony encouraged the girls to go out on Tuesday…
Monday, March 4, 2013
Semifinal game against Randolph to be played 4 p.m. on Tuesday.
Ridge High School ice hockey moves swiftly ahead to a semifinal game in the state playoffs against Randolph High School at 4 p.m. on Tuesday at Codey Arena in West Orange, following the team's 6-5 victory over Brick Township in a quarterfinal game on Monday. The game against Brick Township High School was played late Monday afternoon at Bridgewater Sports Arena. Ridge goalie Robbie Fenton had 16 saves on 21 shots. Other statistics from the game, according to information from the team: Ridge also beat beat Middletown North High School 5 to 3 last Thursday in the second round of the state playoffs, allowing the team to advance to the quarterfinals. Earlier last week, Ridge beat Parsippany 10-0, according to the team.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Team posts shutout victory over Watchung Hills on Monday night.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The Ridge High School Red Devils JV football team played at Watchung Hills Monday night, and came up with a victory to wrap up the team's perfect 9-0 season. The Red Devils won the game 7-0 over Watchung Hills. "The kids really deserved this. They worked hard all year to get here," said JV football Coach Paul Davis. "They are a great group of guys. I hope they can carry it over to next year," he added.
Group has been playing together since grade school.
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Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Six Ridge High School lacrosse team members who have been playing lacrosse together for years starting in the fourth grade on Somerset Hills, signed letters of intent or forged committments for five universities on Monday. The students have won numerous championships together over the years and now have their sights set on winning a state crown at Ridge this spring under Coach Ken Marsh. Name: Alec Burckley School: Towson University Position: Mid/FO Major: undecided Name: Mitchell Gray School: Saint Joseph's University Position: Defense Major: Sports Marketing Name: T.J. Jones School: Saint Joseph's University Position: Goalie Major: undecided Name: Brian Mangion School: Monmouth University Position: Defense Major: Business Name: Chris …
Friday, February 10, 2012
Bernards and weekend quad meets reportedly will not be rescheduled.
Thursday's year-end rivalry matchup between the Ridge and Bernards High's wrestling teams was canceled due to an outbreak of impetigo on the Ridge team, said wrestling participants on Thursday night. It was reported that the boys have been treated. “We had a few kids with ‘skin issues’ and we decided in the best interest of everybody involved, we would cancel the meet,” Ridge Athletic Director Rich Shello said on Thursday evening. “We can’t make it up because all the matches must be completed by Saturday,” Shello added. Also canceled were a junior varsity invitational meet at Raritan High School and a quad meet previously scheduled at Ridge. The wrestling room at Ridge High School also is closed and is due to reopen on Monday, said a …
Ridge girls fight to the last in game that ultimately went to powerhouse Hunterdon Central Regional HS.
The Ridge High School girls basketball team played host to Hunterdon Central Regional High Thursday evening. The matchup was ultimately taken by the visitors from the bigger and more powerful team from the regional high school. IN SHORT The Ridge girls Devils struggled against the size and potent offense of Hunterdon Central, although the team came close to matching the scoring in the fourth quarter. Despite a 20-point loss, Ridge coach Cheryl Steppenbeck felt there were a lot of positives in her team's performance. “This was much improved from the first time we played them," the coach said. In a previous game on Jan. 10, the Central girls won 57-29. "They are a good team; they outsize us incredibly,” Steppenbeck said. KEY PERFORMANCES …