Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Both Hilltoppers lacrosse teams defeated their opponents to win the UCIAA championship finals Tuesday night. The boys defeated Westfield 9-5; girls bested Oak Knoll 10-9.
The Hilltoppers dominated the 2013 Union County Tournaments Finals Tuesday, with both the varsity boys and girls teams taking down their opponents in heated match-ups at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark. Led by top scorers Austin Carbone and Liam Mennig, the Hilltoppers went into halftime with a 6-2 lead over Westfield. Carbone, Mennig and Matt Maier had two goals each in the first half. Goalie Scott Caputo had two saves in the first half, but also gave up two goals to the Blue Devils. Westfield put two more points on the board early in the third quarter, scoring two quick goals. Summit's offense picked up again in the fourth quarter, with Carbone scoring a goal (Mennig assisted) to bring the score to 7-4, with just over 9 minutes …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
The Hilltoppers will face Oak Knoll in today's Union County Championship game.
On the heels of winning the Union County Division, defeating Kent Place 16-7 on May 7, Girls Lacrosse Coach Mike Walsh and his team are looking to defend their county title when they take on Oak Knoll today in the Union County Championship game — weather permitting, of course. "We would really like to defend our title," Walsh said Thursday during practice on the turf field behind Summit High School. The coach said the Hilltoppers are also looking forward to the opportunity to take on the Oak Knoll team — their in-town rivals — who bested them 6-4 on April 22. "Not every teams gets a chance to get a payback in a game that you've lost, so I think that's a primary goal for us," Walsh said. Walsh added that the girls are also hoping to win a …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Summit Boys Lacrosse Team defeated Cranford 14-2 on Thursday to win them a spot in the finals on Saturday.
The Summit Boys Lacrosse Team will look to defend its Union County Tournament Title when it faces Westfield Saturday night, NJ.com reported Thursday. The top-seeded varsity team took down Cranford (9-7), scoring 11 points in the first half of the game. According to NJ.com, Summit's Matt Maier and Liam Menning each scored four goals and had four assists, while Chris Zanelli managed to score two goals during the home game. The team will head to Arthur L. Johnson Saturday for its game against Westfield.
Monday, May 6, 2013
The varsity team extended its winning streak to four games following Monday's match-up at home against Columbia.
The Summit Varsity Lacrosse team extended it's record to 12-2 Monday, following a high-scoring win over Columbia High School. For the second time in a week, the Hilltoppers managed to hold their opponent to one point, while scoring double digits. The lacrosse team defeated Columbia 16-1, scoring nine points in the first half of the game, to give them a significant edge going into halftime. Seniors Liam Menning and Austin Carbone picked up four and five goals, respectively, NJ.com reported Monday night. The team next heads to Ridgewood for a 4 p.m. game on May 14.
Here's a listing of scores from Summit Hilltopper games and matches for the week of May 6.
Your Summit sports scores for the week of May 6. This list will be updated daily. Editor's note: This information was compiled from various sources including Summit Hilltopper Sports and NJ.com.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The Hilltoppers (11-2) took on Minisink Valley, N.Y. (0-1) in an away game Saturday.
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Saturday, May 4
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Summit Boys Lacrosse Coach Jim Davidson praised the efforts of the entire Hilltoppers team following Wednesdays 14-3 win over Glen Rock.
A strong first half that saw at least two players with multiple goals led to a 14-3 win over Glen Rock Wednesday night for the Summit Boys Lacrosse team. "The team got off to a great start," said Coach Jim Davidson, whose team record for the season now stands at 10-2. With two goals each from Austin Carbone and Matt Maier in the first half of the game and a top-notch performance by Brian Hadley, Davidson praised the entire team for their collective performance. "We had balanced scoring and Brian Hadley did an outstanding job on the faceoffs," Davidson said. "We wanted to make sure we played hard and smart the entire game. The entire team responed well and played a complete game." The team's next matchup takes place at home Monday at 4 p.m…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Hilltoppers scored 11 points in the first half of the game to defeat their competitors in an away game Wednesday afternoon.
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Wednesday, May 1
Thursday, April 25, 2013
In this week's Coaches Corner, Jim Davidson talks about the season so far as well as the team's goals and desire to compete in the upcoming county and state tournaments.
Less than a week after a big 9-2 win over Chatham, the Summit Hilltoppers Men's Lacrosse Team (8-2) is moving closer to the county and state tournaments. Led by longtime coach Jim Davidson, the Hilltoppers head into the second half of the season with a fifth place standing in the conference. The team fell 9-8 to rival team Delbarton Wednesday, but have experienced significant victories thus far over teams including a dominant 11-0 victory over Ramapo on April 15. On Saturday, the team will take on West Morris at home in an 11 a.m. match-up at the Tatlock Sports Complex. Davidson — who has coached Summit Lacrosse for more than 14 years, spoke to Summit Patch Wednesday prior to the Delbarton game about the team's accomplishments thus far, …
Coach Jim Davidson called yesterday's game a 'hard fought battle.'
The Hilltoppers knew they had a challenge ahead of them when preparing to face Delbarton in Wednesday's men's lacrosse game at InvestorsBank Field in Summit, and in the end, a few mistakes cost them the game. The team lost 9-8 to Delbarton in a game that was tied 3-3 at halftime. Summit's offense was particularly strong in the fourth quarter of the game, when Austin Carbone scored three goals to tighten Delbarton's lead, but in the end, the Hilltoppers were unable to pull ahead of their competitors. "Austin Carbone was a standout player scoring three goals in the fourth quarter," Summit Coach Jim Davidson said. "Delbarton was able to capitalize on some mistakes and was able to build a lead." Still, the coach said the boys played hard until…