Softball – Allegra Decandia
She finished up season with 18 RBI and a batting average of .360 on the season. Throwing out 26 of 28 potential baserunners, defensively she has been a key component to our success this season !
Baseball – Brandon Hylton
Hylton has been a formidable presence in the middle of our lineup all year. In addition to playing an outstanding first base, he has also done it with the bat and on the base paths.
Volleyball – Simon Moeller
Simon led the boys volleyball team to an appearance in their second sectional final in two years. Simon has amassed 504 assists as the teams setter this season.
Girls Golf – Anina Ku
Anina wins the Individual Skyland Conference Title by shooting a 4 under 68.
Boys Golf – James Pruskowski
James has been a strong team leader throughout the season. His hard work and dedication have paid dividends in May. James shot his personal best 18-hole score of 74 against Montgomery, a very solid 78 in the Skyland Conference tournament, and a season low 35 against Phillipsburg in the final match of the season!
Boys Lacrosse – Bryce Kirkwood
Senior Attack. Bryce ended his senior season with 25 goals and 25 assists. Bryce was the only two year captain for Ridge Lacrosse. He will continue playing lacrosse at Providence.
Girls Lacrosse – Emma Wightman
Through her steady play between the restraining lines and stingy defense Emma helped the Girls Lacrosse team greatly in May. She followed that up with a hat trick against #1 Ridgewood in a last second defeat on May 24th.
Track & Field Girls – Joy Osborne
Joy helped her team to a 2nd place finish in the State Section by placing first in High Jump and 4th in Triple Jump. In Triple Jump she had 4 PR’s in 6 jumps.
Track & Field Boys – Curtis Lyons
Curtis won the Somerset County Championship in the 400 hurdles. He has run the fastest time in the 400 hurdles for a Ridge athlete in the last 10 years. In addition he ran a personal best in the 400 meter dash and help the team win the East Coast Relays in the Distance Medley Relays. Also Curtis improved his 400 hurdle time in the State Sectional and placed 3rd qualifying him for the Group Championship.
Tennis – Roshun Navin
Roshun is a 3 year Varsity starter and has lead the Varsity Team playing 1st Singles compiling an impressive record of 11-5 in a tough Skylands Conference. Roshun was selected to compete in this year’s NJSIAA Boys Singles State Championship in June.
Volleyball – Austin Zhao
Co-captain Austin Zhao led the boys volleyball team to a 6 – 6 record in the month of April. Austin amassed 116 kills and 16 aces.
Boys Lacrosse – Michael Harris
Girls Lacrosse – Mena Loescher
Softball – Kristin Miscia
Baseball – James Crowley
Tennis – Ryhan Moghe
Track & Field Boys – Rourke Edwards
Track & Field Girls – Tatum Peskin
Golf Boys – Jeffrey Li
Golf Girls –
This quartet won the Somerset County Team Championship by playing their best golf as of yet. Anina Ku also took home the Individual Title by shooting a record 62….29 on the front 9 with 4 eagles overall.
Wrestling – Jake Stein
Jake was 2nd in District 15 and 5th in Region 4. Jake finished the season with a record of 33-8.
Girls Basketball – Kristin Miscia
Kristin is a senior captain leading the Girls Basketball Team to an overall record of 16-12 this season. Kristin does a little bit of everything for the Ridge Basketball team, averaging 4 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 assist per game in the month of February. Kristin is the leader of the teams defense.
Boys Basketball – Jeremy McCavera
Jeremy was our captain, leading scorer, and started every game for the boys basketball team. He can shoot the 3, get to the rim, and had a few impressive defensive games. Jeremy was a pleasure to coach.
Swimming Girls – Grace Sedlazek
Grace has grown stronger throughout the season and is an integral part of our team. She consistently scores points in the sprint freestyle and excels in the 100 backstroke. Grace leads off our 200 Medley relay and helped the team qualify for Meet of Champions for the sixth consecutive year. She was also our swimmer of the meet in our state quarterfinal win over an undefeated Columbia.
Swimming Boys – Ethan Chiu
Fencing Girls – Elizaveta Yugov
Fencing Boys – Andrew McGowan
Andrew McGowan (12th grade) – went 19-0 at Squad states, placed 11th in the State individual championships and made 3rd team all-state
Ice Hockey – Alex Konovalov
Ski Team Girls/Boys- Clare Mohan – Warren Halbing
Winter Track & Field Girls – Girls 4x 800 Meter Relay
Meghan Convery (12) , Olivia Cicchetti (10), Morgan Lyons (9) and Kaitlyn Van Baalen (12)
The girls ran their best races at the right time of the season and captured both NJSIAA Meet of Champion titles in addition to the New Balance Indoor Nationals title for the 2nd consecutive year. All four girls ran their fastest times of the year over this two week stretch.
Winter Track & Field Boys – Amil Khattar
Amil has done a great job this season both on and off the track. Amil is one of the team captains and sets an example for all other athletes on the team. During February, Amil helped our team qualify for the NJ Group meet, Meet of Champions and Nationals. He was the most consistent leg of all relay teams. Amil anchored the 4×800 at the Meet of Champions which helped the team medal and place 5th in the state. In addition he led off the 4×400 in which the team placed 13th.
Competitive Cheerleading – Cassie Raia
Cassie lead her team to a finals finish down at the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championship. She brought great poise and leadership throughout the 2018 season which lead to our great accomplishments. Her positive attitude spread throughout the team to make the team more cohesive. She will be graduating in June and will be dearly missed by the comp cheer team.
Ski Team Girls/Boys – Matt Minsch and Caroline Mohan
Both have had top times in all league races leading teams to strong starts.
Fencing Boys – James Liao
James had an excellent performance and leadership at Cetrulo.
Fencing Girls – Diya Kulkarni
Swimming Girls – Katie Kisker
Swimming Boys – Dylan Wachenfeld
Girls Basketball – Sophie Beneventine
Boys Basketball – Chris Feringa
Ice Hockey – Wes Hobson
Wrestling – Jesse Calabrese
Winter Track Girls – Morgan Lyons (9)
Morgan helped the varsity team win their 3rd consecutive Skyland title by placing 2nd in the 400 meter run, 3rd in the 800 meter run and anchoring a 2nd place 4×400 meter relay. She is currently running some of the top few times in the state for a freshmen in both the 400 and 800 meter events.
Winter Track Boys – Alex Petric (10)
Alex has stood out this season for consistency in pole vault. He has jumped 11’6 or higher at every meet and placed in the top group of jumpers in Group IV. He reached his personal best of 12’6 at the Skyland Conference Championship placing 4th.
Competitive Cheerleading – Lauren Grimaldi
Lauren has been a great leader for the team especially in times of adversity. She has put in the extra work to improve her jumps to help put her teams score over the edge. Her and her stunt group has been putting in tremendous amounts of hours to make them one of the best stunt groups on the team.
* Descriptions provided by team coaches