WOMEN'S TENNIS LADDER
Westfield Tennis Association's Senior Women's
Tennis Ladder will officially commence on May 1.
The names of new members have been added to the
list of 1996 final standings as shown below. The
first reporting period will end at 8 pm on Sunday
May 11. Please report scores of matches played
and refer any questions about this ladder to Gert
Cohen at 233- 7520. New participants may join at
any time by returning the application available
at the Westfield Recreation Office.
Dolores Schmidt 2. Gert Cohen 3. Joanne Dugle 4.
Janet Doliner 5. Carole Smillie 6. Kathryn
Codella Gioia 7. Paula Long 8. Rita Winnicker 9.
Ann Latartara 10. Georgia Aquila 11. Susan Parker
12. Trudy Burke 13. Betsy Hogarth
by - Gert Cohen 771 Boulevard Westfield, NJ 07090
Grade Westfield Girls Lacrosse Team Falls to the
Ridgewood Team 6 to 0.
5Th-6Th grade girls Westfield lacrosse team
suffered a 6-0 loss to a strong Ridgewood IV team
on Saturday, April 26. Ashley Yarusi started for
the lady laxers as goalie. She stopped several
shots and gave a great effort playing for her
first time this season in the cage. Kate Lechner
showed her speed and stick handling skills on the
field against the Ridgewood laxers. Yasmin Nozari
and Mary Kate Maher did well on the draws as they
shared the center position throughout the game.
Coleman and Christine Pirot aggressively
dominated the ground ball game for Westfield.
Sara Flood used her speed to play great defense
for the Westfield lady laxers. Staci Spass did a
good job at clearing the ball out of the
defensive zone in the transition game. Hope
Arthur, Carolyn Harbaugh, Aly Carter, and Dana
Downer also showed some strong defense as the
Ridgewood team pressured the Westfield goalie.
Reynolds, playing third home position passed the
ball deftly to her offensive teammates, Kelly
Schmidt and Aly Ludmer. Erin Sullivan, Katy Brown
and Tara Amelia moved the ball well from their
wing positions up the field into the Westfield
Hasenfus showed her speed with a fast break up
the field in the third quarter. Her teammates
Arti Mattu and Holly Coleman received some nice
passes from Erika's crosse. Jessica Fazio,
playing coverpoint this game, cleared the ball
well to the wings.
seconds left in the game, Ashley Flood and
Christine Pirot passed the ball smartly to each
other poised to score when time ran out. The
5th-6th grade girls play Maplewood on their turf
on Wednesday, April 30.
MONDAY, APRIL 14
5, Union Catholic 0
having 12 strikeouts Union Catholic Regional High
School pitcher Ed Goworek was unable to get any
offensive support as they Vikings went down to
their fifth defeat in Rahway.
Hilyard of Rahway High School pitched a no-hitter
and struck out 15 Vikings. Hilyard also went
three-for-four which included two doubles. Rich
Coghan smashed a home run for the Indians.
Plains-Fanwood 7, Rahway 4
Dave Gerwirtz struck out 11 Rahway batters and
walked one to earn the victory for the Raiders.
Gerwirtz got help from teammate John Luciano who
smashed a two-run homer in the top of the seventh
inning and Kyle Atkins who banged out two hits
and two RBIs.
also blasted a triple and drilled a double to
help himself. Jim Buccola and Luciano added one
double apiece for the Raiders and Brian Stanley
got the save by holding Rahway scoreless in the
bottom of the seventh.
21, Union Catholic 1
sixth-ranked Cougars displayed an awesome barrage
of power as they pounced on the Vikings in
Cranford, scoring 21 runs and amassing 20 hits.
High School used the long ball, hitting three
doubles, three triples and three home runs. Andy
Jobe blasted a solo shot in the second, Chris
Baran smacked a solo shot in the third and a
two-run homer from Fionn Fitzgerald in the fourth
lifted its undefeated record to 7-0.
Plains - Westfield Baseball Story
Luciano Boost Raiders Over Devils, 13-3
DAVID B. CORBIN
determined pitching and hitting of senior Mike
Pudlak and the strong hitting of senior center
fielder John Luciano enabled the Scotch
Plains-Fanwood High School baseball team to win
convincingly over Westfield High School on April
14 in Westfield.
held the Blue Devils to only five hits through
six innings as he picked up his second victory
against one loss for the season. Junior Dave
Gerwirtz relieved Pudlak in the seventh inning,
facing four batters and striking out one. At the
plate, Pudlak belted two doubles and drove in
went three-for-five at the plate which included a
double and two singles. Lucianos efficiency
at the plate provided four RBIs for the
Raiders scored first with a run in the top of the
first inning but the Blue Devils answered with
two of their own in the bottom of the second when
catcher Bill Hedden led off with a double and
scored on a two-out single by first baseman Bill
Sweeney. Sweeney stole third base and scored on
an error by the Raider third baseman.
After the second inning, the Raider bats became
more active as they added two more runs in the
third and three more in the fourth.
Adam Baumwoll, as the designated hitter, blasted
a leadoff home run for the Raiders in the top of
the third inning. Baumwoll also scored three runs
in the game.
break in the game occurred in the fifth inning
when the Raiders sent 10 batters to the plate and
managed to have six of them cross it. Westfield
yielded four walks, a double to Pudlak, a single
to Luciano, three wild pitches and a fielding
error during the inning.
six hits the Blue Devils were able to collect,
four were for extra bases. Hedden drilled two
doubles while senior center fielder Marcus
Mattielli and junior lead off hitter Rasheed
Hawks added one double each. Hawks scored the
final Blue Devil run in the seventh inning on an
error committed by the left fielder, which moved
him to third after hitting his double, followed
by a wild pitch.
Williams pitched four and one-third innings and
was tagged for eight hits while yielding seven
runs. Williams got the loss for Westfield, now
4-2-1. The victory lifted Scotch
Plains-Fanwoods record to 4-1-1.
MONDAY, APRIL 14
12, Scotch Plains-Fanwood 0
Shannon Wagner of the Blue Devils earned her
fourth victory of the season by throwing a
one-hit shutout against the Raiders in Scotch
Plains. Wagner showed excellent control as she
struck out five Raiders and walked only one.
magic number was three for Blue Devil Colleen
Ryan as she went three-for-three from the plate,
scored three runs and drove in three runs.
Brendler and Wagner provided triples, each
driving in a run, for the Blue Devils.
pitcher Jenn Mazzagetti got the only hit for the
Raiders, now 1-3. Westfield High School improved
12, Westfield 1
were only part of the problem for the Blue Devils
as Kim Mahoney created the other problem by
leading off with a home run which triggered a
five run first inning for Belleville. The trouble
continued as Belleville added two more runs in
the second and erupted for another five in the
managed to get eight hits which included senior
Lindsay Greenwalds double. Sophomore Susan
Phillips had the Blue Devils only RBI with
a single in the third inning.
upped its record to 8-2 while Westfield dropped
10, Scotch Plains-Fanwood 3
Raider errors did not help as the Rahway High
School Indians collected four unearned runs and
defeated Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 10-3.
Wendy Underwood blasted a solo home run for the
Raiders and Diana Mendez drilled a double.
upped its record to 4-2 as Scotch Plains-Fanwood
fell to 1-4.
2, Union Catholic 1
Noble banged an RBI double in the first inning
for Cranford and added a sacrifice fly in the
seventh to score teammate Katie DAmico with
the eventual winning run.
Raimonde had three hits and drove in the only run
for the Vikings.
Dollard and Samantha Morano combined to toss a
four-hitter for the Cougars. Cranford improved to
6-1 while Union Catholic sagged to 0-6.
5, Cranford 0
Dan Matro (W) d. Jeff Tierney, 6-0, 6-1
2nd: Chris Camuto (W) d. Kevin ODonnell,
3rd: Jeff Diamond (W) d. Brett OMalley,
Jon DiGiovanni and Peter Lau (W) d. Derrick
Brooks and Conor Leddy, 6-1, 6-1
2nd: Greg Cameron and Adam Kendler (W) d. Beau
Macksoud and Todd Mariano, 6-2, 6-1
3, Bayonne 2
Bartek Bieniouski (B) d. Dan Aquila, 6-4, 4-6
2nd: Chris Camuto (W) d. Andy Newman, 6-3, 6-2
3rd: Patrick Mazurkiewicz (B) d. Jeff Diamond,
Jon DiGiovanni and Peter Lau (W) d. Sean Hosein
and Ray Sniegos, 6-3, 7-5
2nd: Greg Cameron and Adam Kendler (W) d. Hieu
Lee and Travis Wilkerson, 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4
PLAINS - RAHWAY TENNIS STORY
Duvoisin Help Raiders Ace Rahway, 5-0
DAVID B. CORBIN
brilliant play of junior Mike Bostwick at first
singles and senior Jared Duvoisin at second
singles helped the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High
School boys tennis team blank the Indians, 5-0,
at LaGrande Park in Fanwood on April 14.
and Duvoisin were merciless as they destroyed
their respective opponents, allowing them to win
only one game each.
Head Coach Dave Blackman, who has been
alternating the third singles position between
seniors John Phillips and Jimmy Ray, went with
Ray and was pleased to observe a perfect 6-0, 6-0
will be our steady third singles player. Ray will
be moving to second doubles and will have Mike
Bertha and Andy Lee alternating as his
partner," commented Blackman about his
future designs for the Raider lineup.
in the process of organizing his best possible
doubles combination, Blackman paired senior Rex
Lee and sophomore Dave Hassan at first doubles
and came up with a successful matching. Lee and
Hassan joined forces to defeat Sam Temme and Jose
Bedoya, 6-2, 6-3.
Paul Sweedlund and Shawn Lafkowitz made their
debut at second doubles and easily outplayed Alex
Maldonado and Roberto Velasco, 6-2, 6-1.
wanted to give Paul and Shawn a taste of varsity
action and they performed well," Blackman
Scotch Plains-Fanwood boys tennis team was to
have a very challenging group of matches this
week with St. Benedicts Prep on April 17,
Cranford High School on April 18, Westfield on
April 21 and Summit on April 22. "We would
be in very good shape if we can win three of the
four matches," said Blackman.
victory over Rahway lifted the Raiders
record to 4-1.
Mike Bostwick (SPF) d. Celso Arellano, 6-1, 6-0
2nd: Jared Duvoisin (SPF) d. Jimmy Trematerra,
3rd: Jim Ray (SPF) d. Jay Balugot, 6-0, 6-0
Rex Lee and Dave Hassan (SPF) d. Sam Temme and
Jose Bedoya, 6-2, 6-3
2nd: Paul Sweedlund and Shawn Lafkowitz (SPF) d.
Alex Maldonado and Robert Velasco, 6-2, 6-1
Plains-Fanwood 151, Roselle Catholic 154
Scotch Hills, par 33)
Scotch Plains-Fanwood: Andy Regenthal 35, Tom
Klock 38, James Anthony 38, Jim Thomson 40
Roselle Catholic: Kevin Guidera 35, Nick McLain
38, Frank Ilacqua 40, Scott DiNardo 41
The Raiders upped their record to 4-1 while
Roselle Catholic slipped to 7-3.
Josephs 159, Scotch Plains-Fanwood 167
Shackamaxon, par 36)
St.Josephs: Mike Wendell 36, Mike Cottone
40, Tom Walsh 41, Jason Savage 42
Scotch Plains-Fanwood: James Anthony 41, Andy
Regenthal 41, John Cosmas 42, Jim Thomson 45
Swings One Over Par to Sink Pingry in Golf
DAVID B. CORBIN
Ron Kashlak fired a one over par 37 on the front
nine at Ash Brook Golf Course in Scotch Plains on
April 14 to lead the Westfield High School golf
team to a 161-184 victory over Pingry
three-putting for a bogie on the first hole and
getting another bogie on the second hole, Kashlak
birdied the par four third.
was on the green on two and one putted for the
birdie," stated Kahlak.
got a par on the par three fourth and then
birdied the par five fifth to go to even par at
had a good drive and got on the green on my
second shot; then two putted for the
birdie," Commented Kashlak.
Kashlak had pars on the next three holes and
remained at even par as he approached the ninth
tee. Kashlak shot a bogie on the final hole to
top teammate Doug Brandley by one stroke.
a junior, started off by getting pars on the
first six holes. Both par threes, hole number
four and hole number six provided a little
excitement for Brandley.
"I hit my tee shot short and my second shot
to the right of the green; then, I chipped in for
the par," stated Brandley of the par three
the sixth, I kind of misjudged the wind and hit
my tee shot short; then, I chipped on to about 15
feet from the hole and had to putt over a little
mound to get the par," said Brandley.
bogied the seventh hole and parred the eighth to
go one over par with one hole remaining. On the
ninth, Brandleys drive went into the ruff;
but, he recovered well by hitting his second shot
onto the green. Unfortunately, he three-putted
and ended up with a bogie.
second putt hit a bump. Sometimes, things go for
you and sometimes, they go against you,"
mentioned Brandley of his good fortune on the
fourth hole and his bad fortune on the ninth.
Mann shot a 42 for the Blue Devils and Rob Jessup
came in with a 44.
High School improved its record to 4-0
while Pingry slipped to 2-2.
Brook, par 36)
Ronnie Kashlak 37, Doug Brandley 38, Brian Mann
42, Rob Jessup 44
Pingry: Nolan Convery 44, Paul Choi 46, John
Connolly 46, Andrew Leonard 48
175, Elizabeth 240
Brook, par 36)
Rob McCullum 43, Rob Jessup 44, Eric Lester 47,
Brian Mann 48
Elizabeth: Tariq Hussain 60, Simom Yee 67, Hilo
Silva 68, Jon Aprdu 71
12, Westfield 7
Ridgewood jumped out in front 6-1 in the first
quarter and stayed ahead to hand the Blue Devils
their fourth loss. Mike Springer and Brad Bennett
had four goals apiece for Ridgewood.
Drew Stotler and Brian Kassakian flicked in three
points apiece for the Blue Devils. Bryan Graye
tossed in the other score. Steve Abeles had 11
saves for Westfield High School.
9, Westfield 7
eighth-ranked Pingry came from behind, then added
two goals in the final quarter to snap a 7-7 tie
against the Blue Devils.
Santoriello scored three goals for Pingry to up
his total on the year to 20.
Mike Baly had a big day for Westfield as he
flicked in four goals. Drew Stotler, Brian Graye
and Brian Gates had one goal apiece for the Blue
Plains-Fanwood 102, Cranford 29
James Canterbury won the 800-meter event in 2:02
and Karl Jennings aced the 110 and 400-meter
events in 15.7 and 1:03.2, respectively, to pace
the Raiders to a 102-29 dusting of Cranford High
Mosko finished first in the 1,600-meters with a
time of 5:13 and the 3,200-meter event was won by
Ben Lee of the Raiders in 11:11.
Blair Woodward leaped 18-9 1/2 to win the long
jump. Jennings cleared the bar at six feet to win
the high jump. Tom Stein shoved the orb 47-6 to
capture first in the shot put and tossed the
javelin 146-6 for another first. Brian Sincavage
hurled the discus 137-4 to place first.
Scotch Plains-Fanwood improved to 2-0.
63, Scotch Plains-Fanwood 59
Cranford High School girls track team was pushed
to the limit by the Raider girls, winning by only
four team points.
Morgan of the Raiders grabbed first place in both
the 100 and 200-meters as she sped to times of
12.7 and 26.6. Stephanie Quinn took first in the
400-meter, coming across in 1:04. Meghan Langevin
captured first in the 800-meter, crossing the
line in 2:30, and first in the 1,600 with a time
1,600-meter relay was won by the Raider foursome
of Quinn, Jamie Langevin, Erin Brandt and Meghan
Langevin with a time of 4:25.3.
Hillman cleared 4-8 to win the high jump and
Cherri Hamlette pushed the shot 34-6 for a first