Redbirds’ boys look to keep winning, progressing on court

ALLENTOWN By WAYNE WITKOWSKI Correspondent Tristan Millett is the only returning starter from the Allentown High School boys’ basketball team that finished 16-10 last winter. Despite heavy losses to graduation in June, the Redbirds are off to a 3-1 start. MATT DENTON Allentown High School’s boys’ basketball team a year ago went 16-10 and had …

Redbirds’ Hartshorn reaches 1,000 career points in opener

ALLENTOWN VARSITY REPORT By WAYNE WITKOWSKI Correspondent Allentown High School’s Nicholas Campbell, top, controls Barnegat High School’s Austin Walker during their 182-pound match at the Ice Breaker Wrestling Tournament held at Old Bridge High School. Campbell advanced by scoring a pin. Four starters return from an Allentown High School girls’ basketball team that enjoyed its …

Going up for the layup

MATT DENTON Allentown High School’s Beckim Nikovic soars to the basket on his way to making a layup against Trenton Catholic Academy during a Dec. 9 preseason scrimmage in Allentown. On Dec. 18, the score will count, as Allentown tips off the 2015-16 regular season at home against Lawrence High School.

Veteran Redbirds to wrestle under new head coach Nock

ALLENTOWN By WAYNE WITKOWSKI Correspondent Returning state qualifiers Zach Turner and Jordan Rugo, who are both seniors, head a nucleus of six returnees that will lead Allentown High School’s wrestling team — a District 25 runner-up last year — into the 2015-2016 campaign. It begins Dec. 19 with the Icebreaker Tournament in Old Bridge. They …

Millstone Magic 10U captures USABL Central West fall title

Millstone Magic’s 10-year-old baseball team won its first championship when it took the fall segment of the USABL Central West division playoff championship. Suffering only one loss, Millstone beat Crossbridge of Lambertville, 9-8, on a walkoff hit by Parker Sloss with the bases loaded. It completed a comeback from a 7- 0 deficit, and Max …

Rosenbaum nets hat trick to lead Ravens’ rout over Pirates

A hat trick from Josh Rosenbaum and two goals each from John Martin and Shawn Camisa led the Robbinsville Allentown Ravens co-op ice hockey team to an 8-2 victory over winless West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South Dec. 11 at Mercer County Park. Liam Hartmann scored the other goal for the Ravens, who improved to 5-1. …

Switching gears to indoor track

STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ERIC SUCAR Allentown High School’s Matt Gregor competes in the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group III cross-country championships at Thompson Park in Jamesburg. The Redbirds’ distance runners will now turn their attention to the indoor track and field season.

SPORT SHORTS

Central Jersey Umpire Association is looking for men and women who enjoy baseball and would like to make extra money. The group has many games on weekends, weeknights and weekdays from 7U to summer college level. Cadet training for 2016 will begin in February. Call or email Ron Marino for more info at 732-829-8036 or …