In a game that went into overtime, it only took one possession for Princeton senior Kevin Halliday to put the ball past a sprawling Allentown keeper for the game-winner. The goal clinched the Tigers' second MCT title in two years as they outlasted the Redbirds 10-9 in probably the most exciting MCT boys' lacrosse final.

Pictured is Princeton's Kevin Halliday whose goal 10 seconds into overtime gave the Little Tigers their second consectutive MCT title.


With two outs and nobody on and down a run in the sixth inning, Robbinsville’s chance of winning the MCT softball title didn't look good, but the Ravens rallied to tie it after those two outs in the sixth. They then got a Hannah Olshevski base hit for the go-ahead run in the 7th inning and held on to capture their 2nd title in four years.

The celebration begins, left, after the Ravens recorded the final out.


The 11th-seeded West Windsor-Plainsboro South Pirates shocked top-seeded Hamilton West as well as the rest of the county with an 11-inning, 8-5 win over the Hornets on May 15 at Arm & Hammer Park to claim their third MCT title. South broke a 2-2 tie with three runs in the top of the 10th to take a 5-2 lead only to see the Hornets tie the game in their bottom half of the 10th. The Pirates then added three more in the 11th, and Patrick Tso put the Hornets down in order in the bottom of the inning. Sean O’Brien was named the MCT Most Valuable Player.

At left, the Pirates meet at the mound to celebrate their extra-inning victory.


West Windsor-Plainsboro South's girls won their fourth team title in five years as coach Todd Smith's girls had the crown wrapped up on Saturday May 10th before the weather took over with the 4x400 and pole vault still to be completed.

At left, plenty of green and gold represent eventual-champion WW-P South at the Mercer County Track Championships held at Steinert High School.


Jerry Van Slooten's Hornets came from behind on May 12th at Steinert to overtake early leader Allentown and win the team championship. Running to a school record 3:25 the foursome of Davidson Celdor, Marvin Ashmore, Deonte Nocent and Efraim Garcia finished five seconds behind Ewing's winning time of 3:20 to pick up eight points and erase the 1.3 points lead Allentown had going into the final day of the meet which had been stopped by rain Saturday with two events left to go and the team title up for grabs.

Pictured at left is Hamilton West's Tyree Adams as he clears 5 feet 8 inches in the high jump.


The theme all season long for West Windsor-Plainsboro North was simply play the game and play for each other, and the Knights never let each other down on their way to taking the Mercer County Tournament championship with a 13-11 win against Princeton at the WW-P South field. The win marks the second championship in three years for North, a team that made its fourth straight appearance in the title game.

At left, the Lady Knights celebrate their championship.


Peddie made it three in a row at the Mercer County Touranment at Mountain View Golf Course in Ewing on May 7th by placing four of its golfers in the top seven spots to card a total score of 302 and pull away from runner-up West Windsor-Plainsboro South, which shot a 326. Peddie's top golfer, Kyle Sterbinsky, claimed his second straight individual title by carding a 3-under-par 69 to lead the way while teammates Harrison Brenner (76), James Murphy (78) and Dylan Lloyd (79), finished fourth, fifth and seventh, respectively.

At left, the Falcons display their first-place plaque.


West Windsor-Plainsboro South High School won the Mercer County Boys' Tennis Tournament on April 23 at Mercer County Park. The Pirates had a big lead going into the semifinal matches, advanced three out of five into the finals, and took home one individual title when Kabir Sarita won at third singles. Pennington's Yangeng Jiang, as expected, won the coveted first singles title by downing Notre Dame's Eric Biscoveanu, 6-2, 6-3.

At left, West Windsor Plainsboro South's Kabir Sarita lines up a back hand against Princeton Day's Scott Altmeyer in 1st set action during their 3rd singles final match.


Golfers at Mountain View golf course dealt with howling winds that played havoc as the MCT team title went down to the wire with The Lawrenceville School winning for the third straight year. The Big Red shot 264, to edge WWP South by five strokes. All three of the girls that scored for Lawrenceville finished in the top 10 individually, with sophomore Scout Hammond finishing in fifth place with an 85. Katie Edelblut, the lone entry from Princeton Day School, won the individual title. The William & Mary-bound Edelblut shot a 3-over-par 75 to take home top honors.

At left, Big Red team members show off their first-place plaque.


Camille Duncan came off the bench and scored a game-high 15 points as the Irish defeated the top-seeded Hopewell Valley Bulldogs, 49-35, at Rider University's Alumni Gym. Notre Dame also turned up the defense, limiting the Bulldogs to their second lowest scoring total of the year. It was Notre Dame’s eighth MCT title and its first since 2004.

Pictured at left is the Irish as they celebrate their MCT Championship, their first since 2004, after defeating Hopewell Valley at Rider University on March 1.


Led by Blake Brown, Jonathan Bendorf, and tournament Most Valuable Player Evan Barratt, Hun scored two goals in the third period to break a 2-2 deadlock to defeat two-time defending champion Notre Dame 4-2, as the Raiders won their fourth MCT title, and first since 2004. The three forwards had three of the four Raider goals and five assists on the night.

Pictured at left is Hun School ice hockey players displaying their Mercer County Tournament trophy after defeating Notre Dame 4-2 at Mercer County Park in West Windsor.


Hopewell Valley had only two individual championships but again rumbled through the consolation rounds and continued its mastery of the tournament winning its sixth team title in seven years. The Bulldogs, led by Mike Markulec's third county title, amassed 231.5 team points and outscored second-place Robbinsville by 27 points.

Pictured at left is Hopewell Valley's Mike Markulec as he batlles Steinert's River Ullrich during their 220 weight class bout.


Princeton High School won their fourth straight team title at the 45th Annual Mercer County Swimming Championship held at West Windsor Plainsboro North High School. Amassing 277 points, the Little Tigers came in one place ahead of Notre Dame (239).

The Little Tigers' Will Stange [pictured at left] was chosen the meet's Most Valuable Swimmer. He swam a time of 56.85 in the 100-meter backstroke, shattering his record of 57.75 which he set in the preliminaries a day earlier. He also placed first in the 200 IM (2:07.42), breaking Josh Rosenbluth's 2005 mark of 2:08.60


Princeton High School made it back-to-back titles as they captured the crown at the 45th Annual Mercer County Swimming Championship.They won it with 222 team points. Steinert finished runner-up with 169 points. Madeleine Deardorff [pictured at left], placed first in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:27.78 and second in the 100 butterfly.

Columbia University-bound Kate O’Rourke of Lawrence was chosen the meet’s Most Valuable Swimmer, having set two county records. She won the 50 freestyle race (26.46) and the 100 free (57.89).


The Notre Dame High School girls' indoor track and field team took home the meet's top trophy. It finished with 65 team points, edging West Windsor-Plainsboro North which came in second with 62.

Notre Dame's first-place finish in the 4x400 [4:06:19] ultimately helped it to the title. The final event on the day, WW-P North was right behind with a time of 4:08:01.

Pictured is Nottingham sophomore Grace Dwyer whose late charge on the final lap held off WW-P South's Diedre Casey to win the 1600 by less than a second in 5:01.27 to break the meet record of 5:04.19 that Hopewell Valley's Clare Buck ran in 2009. Dwyer later won the 3200 in 11:01.1.


The Big Red finished the nearly six-hour meet with 51.5 team points. Ewing High and West Windsor-Plainsboro South tied for second with 40 each.

Lawrenceville had a top-5 finisher in six of the day’s events, including the 4x400 relay, in which it placed third.

Pictured is Danny Goldman of The Lawrenceville School as he finishes 1st in his heat of the 3200.


Top-seeded PDS concentrated on making the most of their chances and cashed in twice in the final 11:30 to claim the county crown with a 2-0 win over Hopewell Valley at Rider's Ben Cohen Field.

The win marked the Panthers first Mercer County Tournament title.


When the dust settled, Notre Dame came away as the MCT Champions at Rider's Ben Cohen Field, winning 4-3 over Hightstown in a shootout after being tied at 2 at the end of regulation.

It was the first overtime final since PDS beat Princeton in 2010.


Eighth-seeded Lawrenceville put its mettle on display using a Jane Kirby goal with seven minutes to play to hold off second-seeded Hopewell Valley, 1-0, at Mercer County Community College in the MCT final.

It was the third straight MCT title for Lawrenceville and the ninth in program history.


WWPS took spots 3-4-5-6 and 10 to smoke the field with 34 points to repeat as team champion. Princeton was a distant second with 77 and no one else had less than 100.


Nottingham High sophomore Grace Dwyer [18:25] won her second straight title by edging out Hopewell's Haley Mahn [18:33] who had an impressive second-place run.


With their top three runners setting a blistering pace, WW-P South went to the lead early and put three of its runners in the top four and five in the top 13 to cruise to a fourth straight county title. The Pirates finished with 31 points, while Robbinsville was second with 73 points. WW-P North and Princeton each finished with 120 points, with the Knights earning third place via a higher finish by their No. 6 runner.


The Pirates' Tom Vinci set a course record in winning the meet with in a sizzling 15:33. Teammate Nikhil Pulimood was second, and Hopewell Valley's Tommy Teachen finished third.


West Windsor-Plainsboro South advanced all five positions into the finals and won titles in four to claim the Mercer County Tournament at Mercer Park in West Windsor. The Pirates earned 24 team points, Princeton finished second with 20.5 points, while Princeton Day School took third place with 17 points.


Princeton High sophomore Christina Rosca became the Queen of the County by winning the first singles championship as she beat talented WWPS Pirate sophomore Claudia Siniakowicz 6-1, 6-0 in the championship round of the Mercer County Tournament at Mercer County Park.