Athletes of the Month


The Ridge Booster Club Congratulates these Athletes of the Month*

 

September 2019

 

Boys Soccer – Brian Arrigan

Brian has scored 5 goals for us, two of them game-winners vs Watchung Hills and Phillipsburg.

Girls Soccer -Cameron Wylie

Senior- Captain- Defender – Cammie is a tenacious defender who helped to anchor the backline to limit our opponents to 1.5 goals a game. Cammie also scored 2 goals in an important conference game to end out September.

Football – Brendan Bell

Sr Captain – Great leader – Learned the quarterback position in just one summer. Has been a top player for us in our 2-1 start

Cheerleading – Ainsley LiCata

A senior on Varsity, Ainsley is working hard to perfect the gameday material and excel in her stunting skills. She is a leader by example and is a positive influence. Her attitude, paired with her work ethic make her a role model for her teammates.

Tennis – Carys Law

Carys is a 3 year varsity member playing 3rd singles. She has compiled an impressive 11-2 record this year in Varsity match play. She reached the Finals at the recent Somerset County Tennis Tournament. The Girls Varsity Team will begin competing in the NJ State Team Tournament in October.

Volleyball – Dana Collins

Dana is one of our captains this year and a setter. She is currently averaging 17 assists per game and is at a total of over 700 assists for her varsity career.

Field Hockey – Jane Islinger

Janie has anchored our defense in the month of September. She has had 4 defensive saves in our first 10 games. Under her leadership the field hockey team has compiled a 7-3 record, their best start in the past 5 years. Janie is competitive and an incredibly smart player. She has a great combination of aggressiveness and patience, making her an ideal defender. She has played lock down defense on some of the best offensive players in the state. While her skills are undeniable, Janie’s strongest attributes are her skills as a teammate- supportive, attentive, approachable, intense- she is a great all around leader, on and off the field.

Gymnastics – Sarah Castronovo

She has put in hard work and dedication to the team for the past three years and shows great leadership and responsibility on and off the team. Sarah continues to guide underclassmen to be their best and has competed bars, beam and floor and shown tremendous growth not only as a gymnast but as an amazing person.

Cross Country Girls – Katelyn King (12)

Katelyn has overcome injury and made a steady rise to the top of our team. In her season debut she finished 8th overall in the Senior division of the Magee Memorial race running a minute faster than this time last season. Her efforts helped the team to a win in both her race and the overall Championship that day. Her continual strive for excellence sets an example for all of her teammates.

Cross Country Boys – James Kisker

James has been a great addition to the cross country team. In his first race ever, he won the JV race breaking 17 min. He has consistently improved throughout the month and in his second race, help the team win the overall team title at the Magee Invitational. James came in as our 5th man that day helped set an all-time course record for the team at Greystone. His work ethic and tough racing have really stood out. Everything he has accomplished so far is very impressive for a first season athlete.

 

* Descriptions provided by team coaches