Sports

August 3, 2021

SUMMIT, NJ - Kids entering grades K - 8 can take the pitch with the coaches, staff, and players from the Summit High School Girls and Boys Varsity Soccer Teams at 'Hilltopper Soccer Development Days', set for August 17-19, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. each day, on the Summit High School Upper Turf ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A tremendous season by the Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team has earned the Hilltoppers a Top 20 spot in both final national boys prep lacrosse rankings. Summit placed 16th in the nation in the Under Armour / Inside Lacrosse rankings, and 17th in the USA Lacrosse ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - It was a banner year for the Summit High School Girls Volleyball Team both on and off the hardwood. On the court, the Hilltoppers went 11-3 -- the second-best winning percentage in program history -- and reached the Union County quarters, and later advanced to the State Sectional ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A stellar season for the Summit High School Track and Field Team has resulted with nine members earning post-season honors. NJ.com selected the following student-athletes with All-State honors. First Team, All-Group 3 -- Lara Cota -- 3200m Second Team, All-Group 3 -- Lara ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - The 'Meet of Champions' (MoC) is the pinnacle event in the New Jersey prep Track and Field season, and the Summit High School Track and Field Team continued its proud tradition of strong representation at the elite meet competition. It is a supreme achievement for any ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Seven Summit residents -- part of a 30-member contingent from area club Row New Jersey -- competed in the US Rowing Youth National Championship at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, FL. In total, 190 teams from across the country took part in youth rowing's most elite ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Down 6-1 to the number-one ranked team in the state late in the third quarter, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team fired five goals in a span of 4:34 to tie the game, but the spectacular comeback did not yield a spectacular result, as Don Bosco Prep would find the back of ...

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PENNSAUKEN, NJ - Summit High School's Lara Cota earned her first state championship, finishing first in the 3200m race at the Group 3 State Championships at Pennsauken High School. Cota's triumphant time of 11:07.03 was the highlight, but just one part, of a breakout weekend for the Hilltopper ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The matchup is set, and it has an Ali - Frazier feel to it. The lacrosse tussle that virtually everyone has wanted to see is just over 48 hours away, as the second-seeded Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team will take on Don Bosco Prep, the number-one seed, for the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Tonight, as heartfelt speeches are made and accolades bestowed, don't be surprised if more than a few members of Summit High School's Class of 2021 is observed frequently checking their smartphones during their commencement ceremony at Tatlock Field. That's because, hours earlier on ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team will begin its quest for a Tournament of Champions (TOC) Title when they take on Mountain Lakes at Tatlock Field on June 16. Game time is set for 12 p.m. In a twist that can only be chalked up to competing in -- and completing -- a ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The higher the level of competition, no matter what is being competed for, the more fine the margins become. In sports -- be it a bounce, a save, a goal post struck, the extra loose ball won, a turnover made or caused -- those margins are where the wins and defeats are found... and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - On a day when cloudless skies, comfortable temps and a consistent light breeze took the place of the hot-as-a-griddle-like conditions that they played in 28 hours earlier, the top-seeded Summit High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse team continued to heat up. Shooting out to a lead just ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team had to ride out two storms in order to bring the NJSIAA Group 2 Championship trophy back to the Hilltop City. The first was of Mother Nature's making, as thunder and lightning in the skies over AL Johnson High School led to the game ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Pushed back 20 hours due to the 'Surrender Dorothy' weather the night before, the top-seeded Summit High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team took on fourth-seeded Voorhees in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Group 2 semifinals on a we're-gonna-need-more-than-SPF 50 kind of day at the Upper Turf ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Running through the adversity and jumping through every hoop the pandemic through at them, the Summit High School Track and Field Team brought the heat in the NJSIAA Sectionals held at Middletown High School, setting one school record, winning four events, turning in multiple Top ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - As the temperatures outside continue to climb, so does the intensity level in the NJSIAA Boys State Lacrosse Tournament. Each round brings an opponent more robust than the foe from the round before it, and the games come fast and thick, which is to say every other day. The goal is ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Armed with a relatively narrow two-goal halftime lead and locked in a bona fide scrap, the top-seeded Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team took their game up a few notches and delivered a commanding 7-0 second-half performance to finish off fourth-seeded Sparta 13-4 in the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The number one-seeded Summit High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team had to wait two extra hours for its NJSIAA North Jersey, Group 2 quarterfinal game versus eighth-seeded Montville to start, as Mother Nature decided to drop a thunder-laden downpour on the Hilltop City. Then, after ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The game was moved to 11 a.m. to avert the nasty incoming weather but, while the switch may have helped both teams dodge the lightning, there was nothing Montville could do to avoid the Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team's offensive thunder. Surging out to a 12-1 halftime ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Girls and Boys Lacrosse Teams -- each seeded number-one in their respective brackets -- opened the NJSIAA State Tournament with near identical, overwhelming shutout victories against 16th-seeded squads. The Summit Boys defeated North Warren 18-0 at Tatlock ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The verdict was unanimous at 'The Summit Courthouse', aka Memorial Park. Another dominating performance by number-one singles standout Brendan Mcdonald drove yet another stellar collective performance by the Summit High School Boys Tennis Team, one that brought a shiny new piece of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Channeling their inner Carl "I don't think the heavy stuff will come down for a while" Spackler, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team and Pope John XXIII got after it on a super-soggy, chilly day at Tatlock Park. The Maroon and White fell behind by a goal early, took ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Five Hilltoppers each scored a pair of goals as the Summit High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team made the most of late schedule change by soundly defeating Bridgewater-Raritan, 16-4. The game versus the Panthers, added when Summit's March 28 contest versus Ridgewood was ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - Junior Will O'Connell made 12 saves and senior captain Jimmy Persche scored twice as the Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team took a four-goal lead to the final quarter and then held on to win at Ridgewood, 6-5. The victory improves the Maroon and White's season mark to ...

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MENDHAM, NJ - After suffering defeat in the Union County Tournament Final, getting back in the ring with a Top 15-ranked opponent was probably just what the lacrosse doctor ordered for the Summit High School Girls Varsity. Following the tough loss, the Hilltoppers followed doctor's orders, ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team has captured its third straight Union County Tournament Championship, building a four-goal first-quarter lead and then holding off a tough Westfield opponent in the Final to win 11-9 at AL Johnson High School. With pandemic ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team started the Union County Tournament Final lightning fast and senior captains Luke Dinola and Michael Bonomo brought the thunder. Scoring twice inside game's first 97 seconds, the Hilltoppers bolted out to a 4-0 lead. Westfield would ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Summit High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team had their shot in the Union County Tournament Final versus Oak Knoll. Or, more accurately put, the Hilltoppers had their shots. Despite having possession for the lion's share of the game's first fifteen minutes, the Maroon and White ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - While virtually everything in life has been affected -- in ways both large and small -- over the previous 14 months, prep lacrosse has, despite a forced one-year hiatus, returned with seemingly many of its constants intact. Examples, you say? Well, the Hilltoppers and Westfield ...

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