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October 25, 2021

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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SUMMIT, NJ - On hiatus since 2019 due to the pandemic, 'Friday Night Lights' returned to Tatlock Field in all of its nocturnal glory, attracting a jam-packed, shoulder-to-shoulder, clad in commemorative black T-Shirt wearing crowd that saw the Summit High School Varsity Football Team score three ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Led by outstanding performances by each team's seniors, the Summit High School Girls and Boys Cross Country Teams won their respective races at the Shore Coaches Invitational at Holmdel Park. The mid-season event attracts nearly all 400 programs in the state. On the boys side, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Colin Beatty has been selected as the 'Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Player of the Game' for his performance in the Hilltoppers' 21-14 victory over Carteret. The honor is the second in as many weeks for the senior captain. Against the Ramblers, Beatty was a two-way ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The game may not have been as pretty as the early-fall-that-felt-more-like-late-summer day on which it was played but -- at last check -- a football team's record is judged on wins and losses, not 'style points'. So, while ESPN Classic may not be ringing up the Summit High School ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltopper senior captain Taylor Christ has been nominated for USA Football's Heart of a Giant Award, which "seeks to find and highlight Tri-State high school players who demonstrate that extra something special. The ones that have a relentless work ethic and unmatched love for the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The sports teams of Elizabeth High School go by the moniker Minutemen. Against the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team at Upper Tatlock Field, the visitors certainly lived up to their name, because it took just over a minute from the time that the Maroon and White had scored to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Seniors Colin Beatty and Charlie Schaffer have been honored as the 'Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Players of the Game' for their performances in the Hilltoppers' 44-7 win over South Plainfield. The duo combined for 238 yards rushing on 18 total carries and scored four ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Just over a week ago, after a suffering humbling and heavy defeat at Cranford, Summit Head Coach Kevin Kostibos spoke of the need to go "back to the drawing board." For those without a super-secret Hilltopper decoder ring, 'drawing board' appears to translate ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Junior Gabe Malik scored twice, including the match-winner in the 70th minute, as the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team knocked off a second straight perennial power by winning 2-1 at Scotch Plains-Fanwood.  The victory, Summit's second-consecutive road triumph and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - It was a match that the Summit High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team was perhaps fortunate to not have lost, but also one that they could have won. Maybe a draw was the right result. Leading early, hanging on late, and then, finally, seeing their own shout for a penalty in the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - In professional soccer, it is tradition that a player scoring a three-goal Hat Trick takes home the match ball as a memento of their accomplishment. So there's a good chance that a new, prized souvenir is occupying a special spot in the Thomas residence. That's Thomas as in the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - They began their 2021 campaign with a loss to traditional power Elizabeth, a match that all Maroon and Whiters involved felt was ripe to win but was left to spoil on the vine. Since that 2-1 setback, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team has performed like a juggernaut, ...

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MARLTON, NJ - The Summit High School Boys Cross Country Team got their 2021 off to an impressive start, traveling to compete in the Cherokee Challenge. The opening season meet is routinely the largest to kick off the season, attracting more 100 schools and nearly 3000 athletes.   The ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Outplayed on both sides of the ball, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Football Team suffered a heavy defeat at Cranford, 45-8. The Hilltoppers fell behind early and trailed by a whopping 31 points at the half as they dropped their first game of the 2021 campaign against two ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Senior captain Emma Burke got her second All-Around win in as many meets, and the Summit High School Gymnastics Team got its first victory of the young campaign by defeating Jonathan Dayton 100.675 - 86.175 at The Connection. Burke's podium-topping All-Around total of 35.625 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hope Basaman notched nine service points and fired six aces, and Vivian Roberts tallied nine kills as the Summit High School Girls Varsity Volleyball Team defeated Linden 25-20, 25-15 at the Main Gym. The team's third consecutive win lifts the Hilltoppers' record to 3-1 on the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Like every squad that has had -- and continues to experience -- challenges playing team sports under the continuing cloud of the pandemic, the Summit High School Girls Varsity soccer team dealt with a truncated 2020 campaign. Last season, the team played 10 matches in a span of 35 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Senior captain Emma Burke had a big season-opening night, winning the All-Around (33.3), finishing third on Vault, and taking second on both Beam and Floor, but Cranford edged Summit 100.05-98.575 at The Connection. Sophomore Kathryn Scallon finished first on both Beam and Floor, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Rebounding nicely from a season-opening setback to Governor Livingston, the Summit High School Girls Varsity Volleyball Team claimed consecutive wins over Cranford and AL Johnson to improve to 2-1 on their 2021 campaign. Against the Cougars, the Hilltoppers opened up 16-12 and 20-15 ...

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