MHS Athletics Teams Enjoy Successful Spring

MHS Athletics Teams Enjoy Successful Spring
Posted on 06/21/2019
Baseball
The MHS baseball team won the prestigious Greater Newark Tournament (GNT) on May 18, defeating Seton Hall Prep 12-1 in the final. It was the baseball team’s first time taking home the trophy since 2013. “The kids are playing great,” said Head Coach Ron Gavazzi.  “I am so proud of them.  What a great day for Montclair baseball, the high school, and the community!”

Read a recap and see photos of the game.

The Mounties made it to the semi-finals of the NJSIAA state tournament, falling to Ridgewood 11-1.

Boy’s Tennis
Montclair High School’s Boys Tennis Team won the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 title, beating Bergen Tech 4-1. Led by first-year Head Coach Guy Rabner, it is Montclair’s first Section title since 2014.  “It’s been an honor and pleasure, as a coach and community member, to lead the team of which I was a part 30+ years ago,” said Grabner. “But all the credit goes to the players... they played their hearts out and truly earned their title.” The team competed in the Group 4 final but lost to top-seeded Montgomery. Read about the game.

Girls Lacrosse
Several players earned post-season honors from nj.com.   

Rowing
The MHS rowers took home several medals at the City Championships in Philadelphia before competing in the Stotesbury Cup Regatta to finish the season.

Track & Field
Montclair High School track and field boys and girls squads both placed in the top five at the NJSIAA North 1, Group IV sectional meet May 24-25 in Clifton. The girls placed fifth with 50 team points, while the boys had a fourth-place finish with 52 points. Boys 4x4 won the New Balance National Championship with a time of 3:17.64, breaking the meet record that was set in 2009.  Girls 4x4 finished 5th overall at New Balance National Championships. All of the athletes that ran the Swedish Relays and 4x4's came home as ‘All Americans.’ Read more.

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