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Instant Replay: No. 7 Cranford 38, No. 4 Woodbridge 28

Click below to listen to the “Big Central Game of the Week” driven by Mark Montenero and his team at the world-famous Autoland from Friday, October 15, 2021.

No. 7 Cranford handed No. 4 Woodbridge its first loss of the season, staying undefeated (6-0) with a 38-28 road win over the Barrons (6-1).

Mike Pavlichko and Justin Sontupe call the action from Priscoe Field in Woodbridge.

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Instant Replay: No. 2 Hillsborough 28, Westfield 7

Click below to listen to the “Big Central Game of the Week” driven by Mark Montenero and his team at the world-famous Autoland from Saturday, October 9, 2021.

No. 2 Hillsborough extended its undefeated season to 6-0 with a 28-7 road win over Westfield (2-3).

Mike Pavlichko and Tim Catalfamo call the action from Kehler Stadium in Westfield.

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Instant Replay: No. 5 North Brunswick 21, Edison 0

Click below to listen to the “Big Central Game of the Week” driven by Mark Montenero and his team at the world-famous Autoland from Friday, October 8, 2021.

No. 5 North Brunswick won its third straight game – and fourth in a row over Edison – a 21-0 win over the Eagles (3-3)

Mike Pavlichko and Justin Sontupe call the action from Matthew Drwal Stadium in Edison.

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Instant Replay: No. 2 Union 14, Westfield 3

Click below to listen to the “Big Central Game of the Week” driven by Mark Montenero and his team at the world-famous Autoland from Friday, October 1, 2021.

Second-ranked Union won its fourth straight game, improving to 4-1, with a 14-3 win over visiting Westfield (2-2), which has now lost two straight.

Mike Pavlichko and Justin Sontupe call the action from Cooke Field in Union.

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Instant Replay: No. 3 Hillsborough 31, Bridgewater-Raritan 21

Click below to listen to the “Big Central Game of the Week” driven by Mark Montenero and his team at the world-famous Autoland from Saturday, September 25, 2021.

Third-ranked Hillsborough improved to a perfect 4-0 on the season with a 31-21 win over their rivals Bridgewater-Raritan (2-2) in the Battle of Route 206.

Mike Pavlichko and Chris Tsakonas call the action from Basilone Field in Bridgewater.

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Instant Replay: New Providence 40, Bound Brook 8

Click below to listen “on demand” to the “Big Central Game of the Week” driven by Mark Montenero and his team at the world-famous Autoland on Friday, September 24, 2021.

New Providence improved to 2-1 with a 40-8 home win over Bound Brook (2-2) at Ledier Field in New Providence.

Mike Pavlichko and Dom Savino have the call.

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Instant Replay: Delaware Valley 35, North Plainfield 6

Click below to listen on-demand to the “Big Central Game of the Week” driven by Mark Montenero and his team at the world-famous Autoland from Friday, September 10, 2021.

Delaware Valley won its fourth straight over North Plainfield, picking up a 36-5 road win at Krausche Field behind two passing and one rushing touchdown from junior quarterback Jack Bill.

Mike Pavlichko and Justin Sontupe call the action.

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Instant Replay: Northern Highlands 32, No. 1 Somerville 20

Click below to listen on-demand to the “Big Central Game of the Week” driven by Mark Montenero and his team at the world-famous Autoland from Sunday, September 5, 2021, the second game of a doubleheader broadcast by Central Jersey Sports Radio from Rutgers University’s SHI Stadium in Piscataway.

Justin Sontupe and Tim Catalfamo call the action.

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Instant Replay: Bernards 14, No. 10 Hillside 7

Click below to listen on-demand to the “Big Central Game of the Week” driven by Mark Montenero and his team at the world-famous Autoland from Sunday, September 5, 2021, the first game of a doubleheader broadcast by Central Jersey Sports Radio from Rutgers University’s SHI Stadium in Piscataway.

Mike Pavlichko hosts, while Justin Sontupe and Tim Catalfamo call the action, with guest color commentator and Bernards High School junior Matt Lesnik.

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Instant Replay: Group 1 State Final – Middlesex 4, New Providence 3 (13 inn.)

The Middlesex Blue Jays won their seventh overall state championship – and sixth in the Group Final era – by beating New Providence 4-3 in 13 innings on a walk-off single by senior catcher Mark Geist.

Scorll down to hear the full game broadcast, as originally heard on Central Jersey Sports Radio.

The victory was Middlesex’s third straight in walk-off fashion, fourth if you count their mercy-rule walkoff against Florence in the sectional semifinals.

Middlesex won the Central Jersey Group One title 2-1 over Point Pleasant Beach on June 11th on a bases loaded fielder’s choice, which turned out to be a throwing error on the Gulls’ second baseman. As thrilling as it was, the score was only tied at one, and the bases were loaded with nobody out, much less of a pressure situation than would come a few days later.

On the following Monday, trailing 5-3 after allowing a grand slam to South 1 champ Woodstown in the group semifinals, Middlesex was down to its final strike with junior Bobby Ulmer at the plate, and he hit an 0-2 pitch with two out over the left field wall for a grand slam of his own, to give Middlesex a stirring 7-5 win.

Which made it all the more intriguing when the Blue Jays took a slim, 1-0 lead into the seventh against New Providence in the state Group 1 final. Three outs away from a championship, the Pioneers nickeled and dimed Middlesex for three runs to take a 3-1 lead.

But as Middlesex had proven in the postseason, they may be down, but are never out.

They tied the game at three and sent it to extra innings.

Then more extra innings, then still more.

Ultimately, after Stephen Young came on in relief in the seventh and held New Providence scoreless for 6 and 2/3 innings, Middlesex got its shot.

Perhaps fittingly, it was Ulmer – the local legend born just a few days earlier – who got the rally started with a leadoff walk. A sac bunt moved him to second, and a groundout to the right side of the infield moved him to third.

That’s when senior catcher Mark Geist’s seeing eye single between third and short brought home Ulmer with two out, and set off a celebration that continued back in Middlesex with an escort from police and fire trucks when they arrived back home from Veterans’ Park in Hamilton.

Click below to hear the complete game broadcast, including the 45-minute pregame show featuring interviews with players and coaches, as well as Middlesex Athletic Director Mike O’Donnell. Listen as Mike Pavlichko and Dom Savino bring you the call: