Saturday, November 17, 2012
Panthers roar back from 14-point deficit to advance in state tournament.
It was a a bitterly cold night that awaited long time rivals Ridge and Bridgewater-Rartian high schools for their first round state playoff game Friday night at Ridge High School. The seventh-seeded Panthers roared back from a 14-point deficit to post a 23-22 win over No. 2 Ridge and advance to the North Jersey Section 2, Group 5 semifinals against third-seeded Piscataway, which beat Watchung Hills Friday night. For a full gallery of photos from the game, head here. Trailing 16-2 in the third quarter, Bridgewater-Raritan scored a pair of touchdowns in the final five minutes of the quarter to tie the game at 16 heading into the fourth. A scoreless fourth sent the game into overtime. Ridge got the first opportunity in overtime and …
Panthers overcome deficit to upend Ridge in overtime.
The seventh-seeded Bridgewater-Raritan football team knocked out No. 2 Ridge 23-22 in overtime Friday night in Bernards. For a game recap, head here.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Bridgewater-Raritan set to face North Hunterdon Friday night, eyes fourth win of the season.
With a current team record of 3-3, the Bridgewater-Raritan High School football team is preparing for Friday’s Homecoming game against North Hunterdon—but without any special fanfare. And according to head coach Scott Bray, the team will do what’s it’s always done, working hard to play well in every game. “We came in this year with the goal of competing in every game we played, and at this point we have met that expectation,” he said. “The players have worked extremely hard and have stayed focused on the goal of competing.” “Because of that, they have given themselves the opportunity to win football games,” he said. Bray said that preparation is based on what the team needs to do more than what the other team is doing. “The players come to…