Mid-Season Sports Recap


Michael Henry, staff writer

Boys Golf:

  • Record – 11-4 
  • With two of the team’s four losses coming within three strokes, the team’s record could have been even better.
  • New Providence golfers Tyler Felt and Trevor Davidson have been team leaders posting team-high scores almost every match.
  • The Pioneers’ last three games feature teams with worse records including a rematch against Dayton who scraped out a 3 stroke lead earlier in the season.

Girls Golf:

  • Record – 2-5
  • Despite the 2022 season being the golf team’s first, they have managed two wins in a tough schedule.
  • Rebecca Yoo has been the team’s top scorer throughout many of the competitions.
  • The Pioneers have a tough final two games including a match against Summit.

Boys Lacrosse:

  • Record – 10-4
  • Despite tough losses to larger schools, the boys team stayed competitive in many of those games.
  • They also dominated schools like Fair Lawn, Newark Academy, and Dayton.
  • The team’s leading scorer, Charlie Barth has amassed 22 goals on the season as well as 14 assist and 74 ground balls.
  • Charlie Sarlund, the team leader in assists, has amassed 24 assists, 22 goals, and 21 grounds balls.
  • With a talented team and three winnable games upcoming, the Pioneers are set to make a run in states.

Boys Tennis:

  • Record – 5-7 
  • The tennis team’s strong year has been categorized by dominant wins and losses with most outcomes decided 4 to 1 or 5 to 0.
  • With only two seniors, Rohan Gudwani (1st singles) and Robert Munoz (2nd singles), the team is young but has still found success. 
  • With two winnable games in Seton Hall Prep and Gov. Livingston the Pioneers look to improve to .500 by the end of the season.

Girls Softball:

  • Record 10-5 
  • Despite some tough losses, the softball team has had a impressive season including three shutouts and countless other wins.
  • The team’s leading hitter and run-scorer, Keira Goetke has accumulated 16 hits, 13 RBIs and 16 runs scored.
  • On the defensive end, Micaela Matles leads the team in strikeouts with 32.
  • Olivia Mulqueen’s defensive efforts are impressive as well with only one earned run through 21.2 innings of pitching.
  • The Pioneers look to continue this great season with a win against Roselle Park and a hopeful state run.