April 6, 2016

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IN FORM: Hun School boys’ lacrosse player Griffin Moroney sends the ball up the field last Saturday in Hun’s 17-6 win over visiting Blair. Senior attackman Moroney tallied three goals and an assist in the contest as the Raiders improved to 2-0. In upcoming action, Hun plays at Don Bosco on April 7, at Lawrenceville School on April 9, and at Princeton Day School on April 11. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Griffin Moroney has gotten off to a hot start this spring as he has joined the attack unit of Hun School boys’ lacrosse team. more

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FASSL FUEL: Hun School softball player Julie Fassl follows through on a swing in a game. Junior catcher Fassl figures to fuel Hun again this spring with her production at the plate and fine play in the field. After having their April 2 opener at the Blair Academy cancelled, the Raiders are hoping to get their 2016 season underway this week as they are slated to play at the Peddie School on April 5 and at the Lawrenceville School on April 8. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

After taking some lumps on its preseason trip to Florida in March, the Hun School softball team was glad to get back to New Jersey. more

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CARRYING ON: Hun School girls’ lacrosse player Bridget -Carrezola hustles up the field last Thursday as Hun hosted Princeton High in its season opener. Sophomore transfer Carrezola had a big game in her Hun debut, scoring five goals but it wasn’t enough as the Raiders fell 19-8 to the Little Tigers. On Monday, Carrezola chipped in three goals as Hun defeated Lawrence 17-2 to move to 1-1. In upcoming action, the Raiders play at the Lawrenceville School on April 6 and host Princeton Day School on April 11. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Liz Cook conceded that her Hun School girls’ lacrosse team suffered from some opening day jitters as it hosted Princeton High last Thursday to start the 2016 campaign. more

March 30, 2016

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QUICK DRAW: Princeton High girls’ lacrosse star Taylor Lis battles for a draw control in a game last spring. Senior midfielder and Cornell-bound Lis figures to be a key offensive threat for PHS again this season. The Little Tigers start their 2016 campaign by playing at the Hun School on March 31. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Things were a little unsettled for the Princeton High girls’ lacrosse team as it took the field for preseason this spring. more

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SPECIAL DELIVERY: Princeton High softball pitcher Kayla Volante delivers a pitch in action last spring. PHS is depending on junior Volante to be a workhorse in the circle this season. The Little Tigers start their 2016 campaign by hosting Hamilton on April 2. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

The good news for the Princeton High softball team is that it boasts a solid core of veterans. more

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OPENING STATEMENT: Hun School boys’ lacrosse player Owen Black prepares to fire the ball up the field in a 2015 game. Last week, senior star and Villanova-bound Black scored three goals to help 10th-ranked Hun defeat No. 14 Georgetown Prep 14-8 in its season opener. The Raiders are next in action when they host Blair Academy on April 2. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Having enjoyed a season for the ages last spring when it went 19-1 and won its first state Prep A title since 1998, the Hun School boys’ lacrosse team picked up where it left off as it hosted Georgetown Prep (Md.) last week in its 2016 opener. more

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JORDYN RULES: Hun School baseball player Jordyn Smith follows through on a swing last year. Senior first baseman Smith should provide punch for Hun this spring in the middle of the batting order. The Raiders start 2016 action this week by playing at the Lawrenceville School on March 31, hosting the Perkiomen School (Pa.) on April 1, and playing at Blair Academy on April 2. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

As Bill McQuade presides over his 46th and final campaign as the head coach of the Hun School baseball team, he doesn’t have to micromanage things. more

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NET WORTH: Hun School girls’ lacrosse goalie Maddie McNulty makes a save in a game last spring. Junior McNulty’s progress last year helped Hun go 7-8 as it bounced back from a one-win campaign in 2014. The Raiders start the 2016 regular season action by hosting Princeton High on March 31 and playing at Blair Academy on April 2. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Liz Cook enjoyed a superb debut season at the helm of the Hun School girls’ lacrosse team last spring, guiding the Raiders to seven victories as they bounced back from a one-win campaign in 2014. more

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MASER VISION: Stuart Country Day School lacrosse player Julia Maser, left, gets past a foe in a game last season. Senior star Maser will be a go-to player for Stuart this spring as it looks to improve on the 7-9 record it posted in 2015. The Tartans start their season by playing at Rutgers Prep on March 31 and at Princeton Day School on April 4. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

It didn’t take long this spring for Kelsey O’Gorman to get a good feeling about her Stuart Country Day School lacrosse team. more

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BATMAN: Princeton High baseball player Colin Taylor waits for a pitch in a game last spring. PHS is looking for senior third baseman Taylor to provide some pop in the middle of the batting order. The Little Tigers open 2016 action by playing at Steinert on April 1 and at Allentown on April 2. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

After hitting the 10-win mark last spring for the first time in years, the Princeton High baseball team is bringing some swagger into 2016. more

March 29, 2016

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March 23, 2016

 

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SOPHOMORE SENSATION: Princeton High girls’ swimmer Abbey Berloco, right, enjoys the moment with Maria Nitti of Notre Dame after winning the 50-meter freestyle final at the Mercer County Swimming Championships in early February. Sophomore Berloco also prevailed in the 400 free and helped PHS win the team title at the meet, its fourth straight county crown. Berloco went on to place first in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle events at the state Meet of Champions and helped PHS win the 400 free relay title. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Abbey Berloco set the bar very high this winter coming into her sophomore season for the Princeton High girls’ swimming team.

During her freshman campaign in 2014-15, Berloco earned the girls’ Most Valuable Swimmer award at the Mercer County Championships, winning both the 50 and 100 freestyle races as PHS won its third straight county crown. She then helped the Little Tigers win the Public B Central Jersey sectional title and advance to the B state final. Culminating the season at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions, Berloco took fifth in the 50 free and helped the PHS 400 free relay team win the title. more

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HOME COURT: Princeton University senior Jacob Eisenberg, far left, enjoys the moment after coaching the Baldino & Brothers to a 43-33 win over University Orthopedic Associates in the championship game in the 6th/7th grade boys’ division of the Dillon Youth Basketball League along with classmate Shaun Stojak. Eisenberg, a Princeton native, played in the Dillon League from 2003-2008 before starring in soccer and baseball at Princeton Day School.

For Jacob Eisenberg, playing in the Dillon Youth Basketball league from 2003-2008 left him with a slew of pleasant memories.

“I started whenever the youngest age is, I think it is 4th grade, and I played through eighth grade,” said Eisenberg, reflecting on the program that is a partnership between Princeton University and the Princeton Recreation Department, open to local boys and girls from grades 4-9 with University students serving as coaches. more

March 16, 2016

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NO BACKING DOWN: Princeton High girls’ basketball player Adria Backus dribbles up the court in action this season. Senior guard Backus provided leadership to help PHS enjoy a solid February as it posted a final record of 7-17. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Things could have fallen apart for the Princeton High girls’ basketball team as the losses piled up in January. more

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BLUE THUNDER: Princeton High boys’ basketball player Zahrion Blue, left, dribbles past a defender in a game this winter. Junior forward Blue averaged 19.2 points per game and combined with senior forward Matt Hart (21.9 points a game) to give PHS the top one-two scoring punch in the area. The Little Tigers finished the season with an 8-17 record. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Although the Princeton High boys’ basketball team finished the season with an 8-17 mark, it wasn’t that far off from having a winning season. more

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DEVELOPING SITUATION: Princeton Day School girls’ basketball player Maddie Coyne heads into the lane in a game this season. Sophomore Coyne emerged as a key performer this winter for the Panthers as the team went 12-13 and advanced to the state Prep B semis, a marked improvement on the 5-13 mark it posted in 2014-15. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

It didn’t take long for Kamau Bailey to realize that his Princeton Day School girls’ hoops team could do some good things this winter. more

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HAPPY ENDING: Princeton High girls’ swimming star Madeleine Deardorff displays her butterfly form in a race last season. Senior star Deardorff ended her PHS career on a high note earlier this month, combining with classmate Brianna Romaine, junior Melinda Tang, and sophomore Abbey Berloco to win the 400 freestyle relay at the Meet of Champions. The quartet clocked a time of 3:28.60 in winning the event, just .28 seconds short of the meet record. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Even though it was the last swim of her Princeton High career, Madeleine Deardorff didn’t let emotions get the best of her as she stood in the blocks for the second leg of the 400 freestyle relay final last month at the Meet of Champions. more

March 9, 2016

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LOCKED IN: Princeton High boys’ hockey player Max Garlock fires the puck in a game this winter. Sophomore defenseman Garlock’s fine play on the blue line helped PHS make it to the Mercer County Tournament semifinals on the way to a final record of 12-8-4. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Heading into the postseason, the Princeton High boys’ hockey team was peaking. more

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WRIGHT AT HOME: Princeton High girls’ hockey player Elizabeth Wright, right, helps goalie Callie Urisko guard the crease in a game this winter. Senior defenseman Wright and classmate Urisko were stalwarts for PHS as it posted a 2-9 mark this season. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

On paper, it may appear that the Princeton High girls’ hockey team ended the season on a down note as it fell 4-0 to Holton Arms (Md.) in its finale. more

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NIC OF TIME: Princeton Day School boys’ hockey player Nic Petruolo controls the puck in a game this winter. Sophomore defenseman Petruolo’s strong play this winter helped PDS show marked improvement as it posted a final record of 15-6-3 after winning just three games in the 2014-15 season. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

It turned into a Hollywood ending for the Princeton Day School boys’ hockey team when it hosted Chatham in its season finale last month. more

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FRESH LOOK: Hun School girls’ basketball player Nia Sapia drives to the hoop in action this season. Freshman guard Sapia emerged as a key performer for Hun, starring at point guard and providing a bright spot for the Raiders, who went 1-22 this winter. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Having won just one game all winter coming into its state Prep A semifinal contest against perennial power Blair Academy, the Hun School girls’ basketball team could have gone through the motions. more

March 3, 2016

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FUN RUN: Princeton Day School girls’ hockey player -Madison McCaw enjoys the moment during a game this season. Freshman forward McCaw helped the Panthers enjoy a superb season as they won seven of their last eight games, placing third in the WILHMA (Women’s Interscholastic Hockey League of the Mid-Atlantic) playoffs and finishing with a final record of 15-8-1. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Opening its season with a trip to Wyoming Seminary in northeastern Pennsylvania in early December, the Princeton Day School girls’ hockey team hit a roadblock as the bus broke down and the team never made it to the game. more

March 2, 2016

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PLAYING WITH HART: Princeton High boys’ basketball player Matt Hart puts up a shot in a game earlier this season. Last Friday, senior forward Hart scored 20 points in his final home game to help PHS edge Hamilton 65-64 and improve to 8-16. The Little Tigers will start play in the state tournament where they are seeded 16th in the Central Group 4 sectional and will play at top-seeded Hunterdon Central in an opening round contest on March 1. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Matt Hart is determined to end his stellar Princeton High boys’ basketball career with a bang. more

February 24, 2016

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JOHN BE GOOD: Princeton Day School boys’ basketball player John McArthur makes a pass last Wednesday in the state Prep B final. Junior forward McArthur scored 18 points to help top-seeded PDS edge third-seeded Morristown-Beard 66-62 in overtime to earn the title. It was the first state crown for the program since PDS won the Prep A title in 1999. The Panthers fell short of a second title shot as fifth-seeded PDS lost 82-77 to fourth-seeded Hightstown in the Mercer County Tournament quarterfinals last Saturday. The loss left PDS with a final record of 16-8. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

John McArthur came to Princeton Day School this year, hoping for a shot to shine on the basketball court. more