Saturday, November 12, 2011
Top-seeded South Brunswick proves too much for Hillsborough football.
The Hillsborough High School football team had its season come to an end at the hands of Central, Group IV No. 1 seed South Brunswick on Friday night. This is a photo gallery from the game. For a recap of Friday night's action, head here.
Banaciski two touchdowns not enough against section's No. 1 seed.
The Hillsborough High School football team had its season come to an end at the hand of a tough South Brunswick squad, 63-14, on Friday night. The Vikings came into the Central, Group IV playoffs as the No. 1 seed, and showed way against the Raiders, which were seeded eighth. For an extensive gallery from Friday night's action, head here. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final Hillsborough (4-6) 7 7 0 0 14 South Brunswick (9-0) 7 21 21 14 6 IN SHORT The game was competitive for the first half as the Raiders never trailed by more than one score until the Vikings were able to get ahead by 14 with less than two-minutes remaining in the half. The Vikings were able to score 35 unanswered points in the second half, scoring on all five of their possessions. The…
Monday, November 7, 2011
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Monday, November 7, 2011
Mid-State 39–West A Standings are a combination of Patch records, as well as from NJ.com. Coaches are required by the NJSIAA to submit results to NJ.com in order to be eligible for the post season, due to a contract between the two. Sept. 9–At home vs. Bridgewater-Raritan Sept. 16–At home vs. Franklin Sept. 23-At Montgomery Sept. 30-At Hunterdon Central Oct. 6-At Home vs. Ridge Oct. 14-At home vs. Watchung Hills Oct. 21-At Union Oct. 28-At Phillipsburg Nov. 4-At North Hunterdon Carty Set For First Year For Hillsborough
Summit is the sole remaining unbeaten team in the Mid-State 39 Conference.
The Bridgewater-Raritan Panthers have only one win this season, but on Friday night against Phillipsburg they played like they were one of the top teams in the conference, nearly defeating Phillipsburg (6-2) in a game that went down to the last minute, according to NJ.com. Phillipsburg had been behind by four points before scoring a touchdown with 45 seconds remaining in the game. Hillsborough lost one of its most important games of the season against North Hunterdon in a game that went to overtime. Hillsborough came back to tie the game in the fourth quarter, but could not hold on, giving up three points to North Hunterdon in the first overtime, losing 30-27. John Banaciski scored three of Hillsborough’s rushing touchdowns in the game. …
Saturday, November 5, 2011
Team's record falls below .500 after final regular season game.
The Hillsborough High School football team battled to tie the game in the fourth quarter, only to fall to North Hunterdon in overtime Friday night. The game was the final one of the regular season for the Raiders. For a recap of Friday night's overtime contest, head here.
Hillsborough suffers its third straight loss on the road, this one to North Hunterdon.
The Hillsborough High School football team saw its record fall below .500, losing its third game in a row, this one a heartbreaking 30-27 overtime loss to North Hunterdon on Friday night. For a full photo gallery from Friday nights' game, head here. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Final Hillsborough (4-5) 6 8 7 6 0 27 North Hunterdon (4-4) 7 7 13 0 3 30 IN SHORT Trailing 27-21 midway through the fourth quarter, the Raiders marched down the field to tie the game as John Banaciski scored his third TD of the game. But the PAT failed and the game remained tied, leading to overtime. In overtime, the Lions got the ball first and were only able to gain two yards against the Raiders defense. On fourth-and-8 at the 23-yard line, Matt Fogel kicked a 40-yard …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
There are four undefeated teams left in the Mid-State 39 Conference.
Two games ago, Hillsborough was 4-2 and had won two straight games to get there. Two weeks later, after losses to Union and Phillipsburg, the Raiders are back at even going into their last game of the regular season against North Hunterdon on Friday. Last week, North Hunterdon squeaked by Montgomery with a 21-20 win after scoring 14 points in the fourth quarter, according to NJ.com. When Hillsborough defeated Montgomery in September, it was in another game that came down to the fourth quarter, with the Raiders pulling out the last minute win, 18-14. The Bridgewater-Raritan Panthers pulled out their first win of the season against the Ridge Red Devils last week, 25-14, but this week will face one of the top teams in the Delaware Division: …
Monday, October 31, 2011
Week 8 a big one for both those near the bottom of the standings, as well as those on top.
Week 8 was full of important games throughout the Mid-State 39 Conference. In the Watchung Division, two of the top teams in the conference, Immaculata (8-0) and Elizabeth (6-2) faced each other in a game that forced Immaculata to defend its position atop the division. NJ.com reported that Immaculata came away with the victory and remains the top ranked team by The Star-Ledger in the conference, and one of only four undefeated Mid-State 39 teams left this season. In the Mountain Division, two teams that were undefeated, Summit and Cranford, battled for first place. By the end of the night, the winner was clear: Summit remained undefeated by a commanding score of 52-21, according to NJ.com. Hillsborough could have taken third place in the …
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Chris Giradi scores a touchdown in his return, but it's not enough for Hillsborough
The Hillsborough High School football team travelled to Phillipsburg Friday evening and for the second week in a row the Raiders gave up a 90-plus yard scoring play as they fell to the Stateliners, 28-14. For a full photo gallery from Friday night's game, head here. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total Hillsborough (4-4) 7 0 0 0 7 Phillipsburg (5-2) 7 7 7 7 28 IN SHORT The Stateliners scored on their opening drive, going 76 yards on five plays, with Alex Martin scoring his first TD with a 34-yard reception. The Raiders responded right away, going 74 yards on nine plays. Senior wide receiver Chris Giradi came back from a wrist injury after missing two games and had two receptions on the drive, including a 36-yarder for the touchdown. After the impressive …
Loss is second straight for Raiders.
The Hillsborough High School football team dropped its second in a row at Phillipsburg Friday night. The Raiders are now 4-4 on the season. This is a photo gallery from the game. For a recap of Friday night's action, head here.