The Montgomery High boys’ tennis team is the king of Somerset County--again.
Montgomery captured its 11th straight Somerset County Tournament title when it swept all five flights in the event that concluded on Wednesday at Pingry School in Basking Ridge.
James Hopper, Eric Lee and Phillip Szkudlarski swept the singles matches, while the Cougars also picked up Somerset County championships from Andy Li and Rohit Vadodaria at first doubles and Drew Patel and Justin Wang at second doubles.
The Princeton High boys’ tennis team finished sixth, Princeton Day School was seventh, and the Hun School finished 12th at the Mercer County Tournament, which concluded on Wednesday at Mercer County Park in West Windsor.
Princeton’s Simon Hwang won the first singles consolation final when he topped the Panthers’ Neel Adusumilli. The Panthers Aaron Phogat reached the semifinals and eventually finished fourth at third singles. Hun’s Brendan Mrotchek lost in the consolation final at third singles. PDS’ Aaron Chu and Eric Leung won the consolation final at first doubles, while Princeton’s Dylan Parker and Ethan Parker lost in the finals at second doubles.
The Hun School baseball team wrapped up the Mid-Atlantic Prep League championship with a 10-0 victory over Peddie on Tuesday. Ryan DiMaggio, Rickey Erbeck and Carson Applegate combined on a one-hitter on the mound for the Raiders. McGwire Tuffy and Blaney Sofer each drove in three runs for Hun, which improved to 14-1 with the victory.
Princeton snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over Ewing on Wednesday. The Little Tigers improved to 4-11. PDS is 6-6 after dropping a 4-3 decision at Hill on Tuesday. John Carroll produced two hits and Michael Carroll drove in two runs in the loss.
Jordan Guidi recorded two hits and drove in three runs but Princeton still came up short, falling to Ewing, 13-4, on Wednesday. The Little Tigers are still in search of their first victory.
The Montgomery boys’ lacrosse team improved to 10-2 with a 10-8 victory at Pingry on Wednesday. Max Drift scored four goals and assisted in two others in the win. The Cougars are the top seed for the Somerset County Tournament.
Hun advanced to the championship game of the state Prep A boys' lacrosse tournament with a 15-3 victory over Peddie on Monday. Devon Cowan registered three goals and three assists to lead Hun. The Raiders, who are 9-2, will be the host to Lawrenceville in the Prep A final on Monday. PDS fell to Lawrenceville, 12-11, in the Prep A semifinals. Drew McConaughy scored four goals, while Cal Caputo and Coby Auslander each connected on three goals in the loss. The Panthers are the top seed for the Mercer County Tournament. Princeton fell to 4-7 with a 17-1 loss to Summit on Monday. The Little Tigers were scheduled to face Lawrence in the opening round of the MCT on Thursday.
The PDS girls’ lacrosse team topped Pennington, 15-5, on Monday in the state Prep B tournament quarterfinals. Zoe Cook scored five goals, while Maddie Birch and Elle Anhut delivered three goals apiece in the victory. The Panthers were scheduled to face Stuart Country Day in the semifinals on Thursday. The Tartans topped Rutgers Prep, 17-6, in their opener. Jaelyn Bennett and Grace Sheppard scored four goals apiece in the win. The Hun girls fell in their state Prep A opener, 19-2, at Kent Place on Tuesday. Lauren Johns and Ally Cowan each scored for the Raiders.