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December 2, 2021

ROSELLE, NJ - Westfield's Matt Beke had a hat trick and an assist as the Summit High School Boys Varsity Hockey Team was defeated in its season opener, 5-1 at the Warinanco Skating Center. After a scoreless first period, Beke opened the scoring at the 13:17 mark of the second period, but Summit ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -- Summit defeated Scotch Plains-Fanwood by a score of 98 to 72 at the Summit YMCA on Wednesday in their season opener on Wednesday. The Raiders won medley relay with Lily Hughes, Chloe Howell, Billie Rose Sherratt, and Julia Bonhote taking first place with a time of 1:50.23. The two ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Getting off to a flying start both in the game and in the 2021 season, the Summit High School Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Team scored six first period goals, en route to a season-opening 11-0 demolition of Chatham at the Mennen Ice Arena. Junior Elizabeth Puskar had a ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The Summit High School Boys Cross Country Team finished in 12th spot -- out of a field of 22 elite teams -- at the prestigious 'Meet of Champions' at Holmdel Park. The 22 teams competing proved their more than mettle just to get to the race, as there are 360 programs ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - It was a 'Super Sunday' in Cranford for Summit Youth Tackle Football, with both the Seventh and Eighth Grade Team bringing home New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League (NJSYFL) 'Super Bowl' titles. Hilltopper Nation just missed a three-team sweep as the Sixth Grade Team fought ...

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UNION, NJ - Noted philosopher Lloyd Virgil Christmas may have once said that, in Aspen, "the beer flows like wine." While that may or may not be true or even make sense, one thing is definitely certain: For the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team in the NJSIAA Group 3 Final, in Union, the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Saving their best for the biggest meet of the season, the Summit High School Boys Cross Country Team finished second overall at the Group 3 State Championships at Holmdel Park. That result earned the Hilltoppers an auto-qualifying berth in the NJ Meet of Champions on November ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Now that the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team has ended one quasi-fossilized drought, anyone fancy putting a stop to another it's-been-wayyyyy-too-long stretch? After defeating the top seed in their Section to claim that chalice -- their first such piece of hardware since ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltop City resident Lily Murphy is one of seven Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child Class of 2022 student-athletes signing letters of intent -- or in the case of the Ivy League institutions, committed to the admissions process -- to attend colleges or universities in the fall, where ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - All three levels of Summit Youth Tackle Football have earned a spot in their respective championship games, also known as the New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League National Conference 'Super Bowl'. All three title tilts will be played at Cranford’s Memorial Field on November ...

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CLIFFSIDE PARK, NJ - It had been 44 years since the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team held a NJSIAA Sectional Title trophy in their hands so, while the smiles were wide and the pride in their achievement was palatable, the prevalent sentiment among the Hilltoppers was that there was an ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Eleven Summit High School Class of 2022 student-athletes have declared their collegiate destinations, campuses where they will be continuing both their educatons and sporting endeavors. A ceremony -- marking the first 'National Signing Day of the school year -- was held in the ...

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MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ - Summit residents are making waves at Row New Jersey. The Hilltop City is home to head coach of -- and numerous participants in -- the rowing club, which has its home on Lake Hopatcong. Row New Jersey has grown substantially over the past 15 years, and now draws members from ...

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CHESTER, NJ - The Three Little Pigs may have gotten away with standing up to the Big, Bad Wolf, but the Summit High School Varsity Football Team wasn't so lucky. Maybe that's because top-seeded West Morris Central -- the eighth-seeded Hilltoppers' opening-round opponent in the NJSIAA North ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Summit Youth Tackle Football will host three New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League (NJSYFL) playoff games at Tatlock Field on Sunday, November 7.  All levels of Summit Youth Tackle Football qualified for the playoffs this season, and the program has experienced an unprecedented ...

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MORRIS TWNSHP, NJ - More than 800 runners took to the streets of Morris Township in the Halloween Half-Marathon, with Summit's Megan Flynn racing to the top spot in the female division with a time of 1:22:40.79. Flynn's time was nearly three minutes ahead of the division's runner-up. The Hilltop ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - Playing in an off-season tourney for the first time in recent memory, the Summit Futures Lacrosse 5th and 6th Grade Teams enjoyed big success at 'LAXTOBER' in Colts Neck. Navigating a matrix of other youth sports schedules, Summit coaches assembled squads to enter ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Junior Jake Lowry has been named the 'Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Player of the Game' for his performance in the Summit's 45-22 setback at Somerville. The designation is Lowry's second such honor of the 2021 campaign, as he and Will Johnson were selected as Players of the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Cold comfort, indeed. Despite delivering an exponentially better performance than their previous two games, the Summit High School Varsity Football Team got the same, unfortunate result -- an 'L'. While the result was unfortunate, it was also unfortunate timing that the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Senior Bryce Lubin has been selected as the 'Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Player of the Game' for his performance in the Summit's 14-13 defeat at Weequahic. Against the Indians, Lubin distinguished himself on both sides of the ball, catching a seven-yard touchdown pass ...

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NEWARK, NJ - When a team is struggling, sometimes all it takes is one big play -- one pivotal moment won -- to get the squad 'out of neutral' and into gear. A special run, spectacular catch, pick-six, blocked punt ... what the play is, is not the key. Rather, that the play happens when a team is ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The Summit High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team will head to the Union County Tournament Semifinals with a four-match tailwind at their backs after consecutive victories over Morristown-Beard and Mount Saint Dominic Academy. The 'Top is now 8-5-1 on the season. On October ...

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CLARK, NJ - Summit High School senior Ryan Sula set a new school course record as the Hilltopper Boys Cross Country Team ran to a third-place finish at the Union County Conference Championship at Oak Ridge Park. Sula's time of 16:14 tops Luke Mauriello's time of 16:21 from 2020, and Sula now ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Girls Volleyball Program hosted their annual 'Dig Pink-Out' event on October 15, raising funds for the Side-Out Foundation in its efforts to combat Stage IV Breast Cancer. Hilltopper athletes and families helped raise more than $4,000 between online and game-day ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - First-half goals from senior captain Ashley Thomas and junior Gillian Lustenberger were enough to send the third-seeded Summit High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team past 11th-seeded AL Johnson 2-1 and into the Union County Tournament semifinals. There, on October 24 at 4 p.m., ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Juniors Will Johnson and Jake Lowry have been selected as the 'Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Players of the Game' for their respective performances in the Hilltoppers' 20-13 setback versus Warren Hills. The defeat leaves Summit with a 5-2 record on the season. Johnson, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Like the nasty weather rumored to be on the way just as its game versus Warren Hills would be in its final moments, the Summit High School Varsity Football Team knew that trouble was coming if the Hilltop City squad couldn't shake its penchant for incurring penalties. Well, one of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Ice Hockey Association (SIHA), a 501(c))3) charitable organization, has launched a GoFundMe page to help raise funds for the Summit High School Girls and Boys Ice Hockey Teams' 2021-22 seasons. Summit Hockey is funded in large part by player fees and donations and, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Senior captain Ashley Thomas scored five minutes into extra time, and the Summit High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team defeated Millburn 1-nil. The win snaps a two-match Hilltopper losing streak and sees the Maroon and White level their 2021 season record at 5-5-1. Thomas' ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Hilltopper defensive unit has been honored as the 'Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Players of the Game' for their collective performance in the Hilltoppers' 33-0 victory over Governor Livingston. The win was Summit's third straight as they improved to 5-1 on the ...

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