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September 22, 2021

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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SUMMIT, NJ - Senior Matthew Loeloff and junior Will Johnson have been honored as the 'Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Players of the Game' for their performances in the Hilltoppers' 34-13 win over Rahway. Loeloff was a force on both sides of the ball, gaining 136 yards on 11 carries ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Momentum multipliers that they are, big plays can catapult a team to greater heights, demoralize the daylights out of an opponent, and more than make up for a few performance imperfections along the way. For the Summit High School Varsity Football Team's game at Rahway, that'd be ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Varsity Gymnastics Team -- led by senior captains Margaret Matthews, Emma Burke and Mia Murdock -- will open its 2021 season by hosting Cranford on September 10, beginning at 7 p.m., at The Connection. Seating for all home meets is limited, and priority is ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Seniors Conor St.Amant and Charlie Schaffer have been honored as the 'Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Players of the Game' for their respective performances in the Hilltoppers 39-12 season-opening victory over Elizabeth. Against the Minutemen, quarterback Schaffer and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Taking on Elizabeth at Tatlock Field in the opening act of a trilogy of tough tests slated to begin their season, the Summit High School Varsity Football Team put forth a stout second half performance to break open a close game, scoring 19 unanswered third-quarter points and winning ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - They say there is no easy path to success and, given the opening triumvirate of opponents they will face, nobody is going to accuse the 2021 Hilltopper Varsity Football Team of seeking the safe route up to the prep gridiron summit they seek. Beginning with Elizabeth -- a Group 5 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Friends Advancing Summit Track and Cross-country Teams (FASTACT) has announced that recent Summit High School graduates Murphy Degen and Luke Mauriello have been selected as this year's Ken Kuebler Scholarship recipients. Kuebler was a dedicated Washington School elementary teacher ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Football Alumni Association Inc. (SFAA), the nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Summit High School Football program, is raising funds for the 2021 season. As they did last year, the SFAA is utilizing a GoFundMe site, with 100% of monies raised being ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The Garden State sent 24 athletes to the Tokyo Olympics this summer, and the Jersey contingent delivered historic moments and 11 total medals. In women's track, Sydney McLaughlin, who turned 22 on Saturday, set a new world record in the 400 hurdles, edging the reigning gold medal ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltopper senior captain Skye Gilbert and sophomore Lily Spinner were named USA Lacrosse All-Americans, with teammate Ashley Thomas earning USA Lacrosse All-Academic recognition. According to USA Lacrosse: "A USA Lacrosse All-American is a player who exhibits superior skills and ...

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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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