The Montgomery High boys’ lacrosse team headed into its showdown with the Hun School off an impressive 21-8 victory over Phillipsburg on Tuesday.
The Cougars, who improved to 7-1 with the victory, were coming off their first loss of the season when they fell to Hunterdon Central, 6-5, last Saturday. Will Marripodi scored a pair of goals in the loss to the Red Devils.
Montgomery was scheduled to face Hun on Thursday. The Raiders took a 6-0 record into the game after defeating Peddie, 17-1, on Tuesday. Hun will play at Shawnee next Wednesday. Princeton improved to 3-5 with a 12-6 victory over South Brunswick on Saturday. Patrick McDonald and Dylan Westerman scored three goals apiece in the victory for the Little Tigers. Princeton Day School improved to 6-2 with a 14-3 win over Hightstown in a rematch of last year’s Mercer County Tournament final. Cal Caputo scored six goals and added a pair of assists in the triumph.
The Princeton High girls’ lacrosse team improved to 6-1 with a 16-13 victory over PDS on Tuesday. Mariana Lopez-Ona scored six goals and added two assists to lead the Little Tigers. Shoshana Henderson contributed to the victory with three goals and two assists. Zoe Cook scored four goals in the loss for the Panthers, who slipped to 5-4 with the loss. Montgomery is 3-4 after a 17-5 decision over Phillipsburg on Wednesday. Hun fell to 2-5 with a 20-5 loss at Hill on Tuesday. Ally Cowen scored three goals in the loss for the Raiders. Stuart Country Day improved to 2-4 with an 18-8 victory at Rutgers Prep on Tuesday. Jaelyn Bennett scored six goals and Haley Sullivan produced four goals to contribute to the triumph.
The Princeton High baseball team is 3-6 after a 5-1 loss to Hamilton on Wednesday and a tough 1-0 loss to Nottingham on Tuesday. Ben Amon and Jay Ramirez combined to allow just six hits in the loss to Nottingham. Hun bounced back from its first loss of the season to defeat Middletown South, 8-1, on Wednesday. Andy Blake picked up the win on the mound for the Raiders, who had lost to Immaculata, 2-1, on Monday. Montgomery is 2-4 after falling to Immaculata, 10-0, on Tuesday. Nate Ryan and Matthew Machado each had a hit in the loss for the Cougars. PDS fell to 3-4 with a 14-6 loss to West Windsor-Plainsboro South on Tuesday. John Carroll had two hits and drove in two runs in the loss. The Panthers had defeated Blair Academy, 1-0, on Monday as Carroll tossed a one-hitter on the mound.
The Montgomery softball team improved to 7-2 with a 6-5 victory over Immaculata on Tuesday. Erin Howard had two hits and drove in three runs for the Cougars. Hun improved to 5-3 with a 5-0 victory at Peddie on Tuesday. Erin Harrigan drove in two runs at the plate and tossed a three-hitter and struck out eight on the mound. Princeton is 0-6 after losing to Allentown last Friday.
The Princeton boys’ tennis team topped Allentown, 3-2, on Tuesday for its fourth straight triumph. Aryaman Babber won at third singles, while the Little Tigers swept the doubles behind Alex Hojeibane and Samer Joshi at No. 1 and Dylan Parker and Ethan Parker at No. 2. Princeton is now 4-2. Montgomery is 8-0 after a 5-0 decision over Pingry on Tuesday. The Cougars won the title at the Bryan Bennett Memorial Tournament last weekend with a 3-2 victory over Newark Academy in the final. Eric Li and Phillip Szkudlarski had singles victories in the final. Hun is 0-6 after a 5-0 loss to Pennington on Tuesday.
The Princeton High golf team is 3-1 after a 175-194 victory over Hightstown. Harry Skopas shot a 39 for the Little Tigers. Hun is 2-1 after topping PDS, 200-241. Jack Tarzy and Christian Deussing each shot a 39 for the Raiders. Evan Dries shot a 45 for the Panthers, who are 0-7.