Baseball

Top Seeds Prepare for GNT Semifinals

Saturday’s semifinal round of the Greater Newark Tournament shall feature the top four seeds battling to gain the championship final. The Semis are set to be played at Verona’s Doc Goeltz Field at 11am and 3pm At the quarterfinals on Thursday Nutley (1) edged Verona (9) while Montclair (4) defeated Livingston (5). Nutley and Montclair […]

GNT Completes First Round

The First Round of the Greater Newark Tournament, the Essex County Baseball Tournament has been completed. Teams are now paired up for the Quarterfinals scheduled for Thursday, weather permitting, at the field of the higher seed. To see the tournament’s progress click on the link to the bracket, below.  

GNT Prepares for Saturday’s First Round

With two Preliminary Round games yet to be played, Glen Ridge (17) at Newark Academy (16), Friday, 4pm, and East Side (19) at Payne Tech (4), the Greater Newark Tournament is looking forward to Saturday’s First Round pairings. The GNT, Essex County’s historic baseball tournament is now in its’ 87th edition. Here’s where is stands; […]

County Baseball, Softball Tournaments preparing to begin

The Seeding Committees of both the Essex County Softball Tournament and the Greater Newark Tournament (our baseball tournament) met Monday evening to develop their seedings and bracket for this season. Oddly, both tournaments have the exact same number of teams entered this year, 22. A slightly lower number then in immediate past seasons. Both tournaments […]

SEC Resets Baseball, Softball Divisions for 2019

The Super Essex Conference has conducted their annual realignment of its Baseball and Softball Divisions based upon competitive level of the teams. To view the new divisions for 2019 click on the links below.    

SEC Baseball’s Post Season Awards

The coaches of the Super Essex Conference have chosen their “All Conference” Teams for Baseball. Here’s their lists; Division:  AMERICAN    FIRST TEAM:   Name (First Last) School 1.     Peter Serruto Millburn 2.     Ryan Cardona Livingston 3.     Nick Maldonado Seton Hall Prep 4.     Chris Senney Livingston 5.     Marty Higgins Nutley 6.     Matt Ciccone Newark Academy […]

Livingston is 2018 GNT Champion

A huge third inning, and the resulting 6-1 lead,  propelled Livingston High School into the championship of the Greater Newark Tournament, Essex County’s Baseball Tournament, on Sunday afternoon. Third seeded Livingston using that lead was able to hold off Nutley, seeded fourth, for a final score of 8-3. The game was played at Doc Goeltz […]

Baseball, Softball Finals Adjust Times for Weather

The Championship Final of the GNT, the Essex County Baseball Tournament, and the Essex County Softball Tournament have both been adjusted due to the weather forecast. Both games had originally been scheduled for Saturday but have been moved to Sunday. The GNT has been moved to 3:30pm at Doc Goeltz Field in Verona. The Softball […]

GNT Final is Moved to Sunday, at Noon

The championship game of the Greater Newark Tournament, Essex County’s Baseball Tournament has been moved to Sunday afternoon at noon. The site remains Doc Goeltz Field in Verona. The game was originally scheduled for noon on Saturday but the predicted heavy rain has created the need to move. The Softball Tournament semifinals are scheduled for […]

Top Seeds Upset in GNT Semifinals

The top two seeds, number 2 Millburn and top-seeded Seton Hall Prep were upset in the Semifinal Round of the Greater Newark Tournament in Verona on Saturday. In the morning contest Nutley, seeded fourth, won for a second time over Seton Hall by a score of 3-2.. The afternoon contest saw Livingston score a run […]