The Ridge Booster Club Congratulates these Athletes of the Month*
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.
* Descriptions provided by team coaches