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A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains - Fanwood Thursday, December 16, 1999 Page 15

CYAN YELLOW MAGENTA BLACK

Blue Devil Cagers Will Play ‘Pressure’ Ball

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commented Kurz. “He seems to be motivated and his technique has clicked all of the sudden.”

Senior CoCaptains Mike Kivetz at 171 and Brian Williams at 215 will be anchoring the heavier weight classes and have a good feeling about the Blue Devils’ outlook.

“We have been working really hard in the practice room and some of the younger kids are coming around,” said Kivetz. “A few of the seniors did not come out this year; but we feel that the younger kids can fill their spots and, perhaps, even do better.”

Kivetz finished with a 1611 record at 173 pounds and placed third in District 11 in a very tough class. With his “Rock and Roll” style last year, several matches that he lost went to the final note and could have been decided either way.

“Individually, I hope to place well in the regions and advance to the states,” commented Kivetz. “I hope to stay under control more this season and don’t get my emotions in to as much.”

Williams, who vastly improved his wrestling technique in his junior year, now has increased in muscular maturity and will prove to be a viable contender in what may turn out to be a very tough 215 pound weight class once again. Presently tipping the scale at 230, he definitely will not be spotting any pounds.

“I won’t have any problem making the weight. I have better control this year,” said Williams. “A few guys have graduated in the weight class but it could depend on where Ismael Medley (Elizabeth) and Danny Garay (Rahway) go. I feel that I can make it to the regions. Hopefully, I can advance in the regions.”

Senior heavyweight Nick Clark is looking to have a decent year. Hurting the scales at 269 pounds, Clark could take good advantage of his extra pounds to wear down smaller

heavyweights. “Brian has physically matured a lot. He has progressed nicely each year. In some of his matches last year, he fell just a little short in some instances. Since he spent this summer in the weight room, he will have a lot more confidence and he will be winning those close matches,” said Kurz of Williams.

“Mike (Kivetz) is a kid that I would coach any day,” expressed Kurz. “He’s going to do anything within his power to win. He has in the past shown some recklessness, but maybe, it is because it shows that he is a great competitor. He hates to lose! And, if I could pick one attribute in a wrestler, it would be that he hates to lose.”

The Blue Devils will host Newark East Side tomorrow at 4: 00 p. m.

POSSIBLE LINEUP:

103: — DeCampo (9) 112: — open 119: — Leonardis (10) 125/ 130: — Up for grabs 135: — Villane (11) 140/ 145: — Sophomores Tomasso, Caprario, Swingle 152/ 160: — Hanscom (12) and Gismondi (10) 171: — Kivetz (12) 189: — Justin Reyes (11) 215: — Williams (12) Hwt: — Clark( 12)

Devil Matmen Have Heart Heading in Right Direction

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Scotch PlainsFanwood, Union and New Providence High School filled nine of the 11 slots on The StarLedger AllUnion County Boys Soccer First Team list this past season. The Pioneers of New Providence slotted a total of six on

either the first, second or third team list while the Raiders positioned five and the Farmers had four representatives.

Senior team captains Jeff Fiorino and Eugene Ferrara and junior Mike Zotti were named to the first team list. Both Ferrara and Zotti were relentless scoring threats and Fiorino was near perfect in setting up offensive plays. Senior Antonio Dopazo and junior Dave Bell were named the third team.

The Raiders, who finished with a 1463 record, won their 14thconsecutive Watchung Conference National Division by battling to a hairsplitting, overtime tie with Westfield on the season’s final game and finished second in the Union County Tournament. Oddly enough, it could have been considered an off year for the Raiders who had trouble getting synchronized due to major injuries sustained by star keeper Brad Lowyns and backup Pat Meredith.

Senior Frank Ianni was the sole Westfield High School player to make the first team; however, senior Ralph Rapuano was selected to the second team and senior Alex Lau and junior Conner Mulvee were named to the third team. Union Catholic Viking senior Andres Tobar also was named to the third team.

Three Vikings, 1 Devil Top AllCounty Girls Soccer

Junior Jessica Ballweg led a talented horde of Union Catholic High School Viking girls to their thirdstraight Union County title and a 1921 record, losing only to topranked Immaculate Heart Academy and, then, secondranked Ridge. The Vikings’ efforts awarded them

The StarLedger Team of the Year recognition.

Ballweg has also drawn national attention. For the third time, she was named as a High School AllAmerican by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/ Adidas (NSCAA). This year, 55 girls in the United States were chosen and Ballweg was the only New Jersey midfielder chosen along with five strikers. Ballweg was a member of the NSCAA U16 AllAmerican team and will be one of the honorees among high school and collegiate allAmericans at a dinner in Baltimore, Maryland on January 15, 2,000.

Additionally, Ballweg and seniors Jen Schultz and Lissette Brandao were named to the AllUnion County (AUC) First Team list. Ballweg also made the First Team AllState list while Brandao and Schultz made the First Team AllParochial list. Two

other Vikings, Tanya Wynarczuk and Rebecca Harris made the second team (AUC) list and keeper Lisa Henderson was selected to the third team. Wynarczuk also made the Third Team AllParochial list.

Westfield High School junior Taryn Wyckoff was the sole Blue Devil to be named to the first team list; however, junior keeper Michelle Meglaughlin and seniors Donna Schaller and Leigh Kendrick were selected to the second team. Blue Devil senior Kristen Salmond was named to the third team. Wyckoff also was selected to the Third Team AllGroup 4 list. quite effective under the boards last

year, will start at forward. Fortifying the starting punch will be junior forwards Jesenia Gonzalez and Karen Manahan.

“We will use fullcourt presses, we will trap and there will be times when we will pull back into a zone,” expressed Marino.

Utilizing his team speed as an offensive tool, Marino said, “We are going to look for big turnovers. We’re going to look on the transition and turn those turnovers into fast breaks. That’s how we will get our points.”

In order to play this style of basketball, the Blue Devils must be in great condition and be constantly fresh. Seniors Val Wicks, Erin McCool and Lindsay El Koury along with juniors Kelly Masterson and Carolyn Matthews, who was an effective outside shooter, are expected to be effective backup players and offer the needed freshness.

“Yes, I will be platooning the girls. You got to keep their legs constantly fresh,” commented Marino.

Marino credits assistant coach Paul Smith and new freshman coach Ken Miller for helping his team gel into his system.

“Paul has been around for quite some time and he’s helping out a lot

BLUE DEVIL COMVP’S… Westfield High School varsity soccer players and team cocaptains Ralph Rapuano, left, and Erik Shoenemann, center, receive trophies from Westfield School Boosters Association President Joe Freisen at the endofseason dinner that was held recently for team members and their families. Rapuano and Shoenemann each received an equal number of votes for Most Valuable Player (MVP) from their teammates. As part of its support for the athletic programs, the Westfield Boosters Association presents a trophy to the teamselected MVP for all of the high school varsity sports throughout the year.

and Ken works our system with the freshmen girls to make sure that we are on the same page.”

Looking ahead, Marino and the Blue Devils have quite a positive outlook.

“We are shooting for every kind of championship that we can. We won the Roselle Park Christmas Tournament last year under Kathy Hauser

(previous coach) and I feel that there is no reason why we shouldn’t be able to repeat that.”

Westfield opens its season in Union against the Farmers on December 22.

Three Raiders, 1 Devil Top AllCounty Boys Soccer

Blue Devil Brian Williams 215lbs Blue Devil Taryn Wyckoff

PUBLIC NOTICE SHERIFF’S SALE

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F190493.

INDEPENDENCE ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF vs. REGINA MARIA VERA, DEFENDANT.

CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED SEPTEMBER 7, 1999 FOR SALE OF MORTGAGED PREMISES.

By virtue of the abovestated writ of execution to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 5TH DAY OF JANUARY A. D., 2000 at two o’clock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.

The judgment amount is $205,948.20. The property to be sold is located in the CITY of ELIZABETH in the County of UNION, and the State of New Jersey.

Commonly known as: 210212 WEST GRAND STREET, ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY 07202.

Tax Lot No. 1757 in Block No. 13. There is due approximately the sum of $212,003.75 together with lawful interest and costs.

There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale.

RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF SHAPIRO AND KREISMAN, Attorney Suite J 406 Lippincott Drive Marlton, New Jersey 08053 CH754789 (WL) 4 T – 12/ 9, 12/ 16, 12/ 23 & 12/ 30/ 99 Fee: $150.96

PUBLIC NOTICE BOROUGH OF FANWOOD

PLANNING BOARD

Notice is hereby given that the PLANNING BOARD OF THE BOROUGH OF FANWOOD after public hearing denied approval to LaGrande Realty Associates, LLC for site plan approval for garden apartments on the property at 213, 217, 225 LaGrande Avenue and 47 Second Street, Fanwood, New Jersey being Block No. 64 Lots No. 17, 18, 19 and 20.

Documents pertaining to this application are available for public inspection at the Borough Hall during normal business hours.

LaGrande Realty Associates, LLC 99 West Jersey Street Elizabeth, New Jersey 07202 1 T – 12/ 16/ 99, The Times Fee: $16.32

PUBLIC NOTICE SHERIFF’S SALE

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F429099.

IRWIN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF vs. DANIEL E. PAULINO, DEFENDANT.

CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED JULY 20, 1999 FOR SALE OF MORTGAGED PREMISES.

By virtue of the abovestated writ of execution to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 5TH DAY OF JANUARY A. D., 2000 at two o’clock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.

The judgment amount is $159,557.99.

ALL THAT CERTAIN land and premises situate in the City of Elizabeth, County of Union, and State of New Jersey.

COMMONLY known as 41 Decker Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey. Also known as Lot No. 274, Block No. 13 on the tax map.

There is due approximately the sum of $163,801.45 together with lawful interest and costs.

There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale.

RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF FARR, BURKE, GAMBACORTA AND WRIGHT, Attorney 211 Benigno Boulevard Suite 201 P. O. Box 788 Bellmawr, New Jersey 080990788 CH754807 (WL) 4 T – 12/ 9, 12/ 16, 12/ 23 & 12/ 30/ 99 Fee: $157.08

PUBLIC NOTICE

UNION COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD

Date Adopted: December 9, 1999 Public Notice is hereby given that the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has awarded a contract without competitive bidding as a professional service or extraordinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to N. J. S. A. 40A: 115( 1)( a). This contract and the resolution authorizing it is available for public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the Board.

RESOLUTION NO.: 160999 (Amending Resolution No. 122099) AWARDED TO: Speech & Hearing Associates, 143 Elmer Street, Westfield, New Jersey.

SERVICES: Replacing the explanation clause in the contract to read “provide audiology services to residents/ patients at Runnells Specialized Hospital (RSH). Vendor will bill Medicare, Medicaid and third party insurance for LTC resident and Cornerstone patients. Charges for patients in PMR (Rehab) and the uninsured patients will be billed to RSH at the Medicare rate.”

PERIOD: Remains the same.

COST: Remains the same. M. Elizabeth Genievich

Clerk of the Board 1 T – 12/ 16/ 99, The Leader Fee: $27.54

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David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times A FEARSOME SOCCER THREESOME… Union Catholic Vikings Lissette Brandao, left, Tanya Wynarczuk, center, and Jessica Ballweg played a major role in the Vikings success this year. Ballweg and Brandao were selected First Team AllUnion County and Wynarczuk made the Third Team. Ballweg was also First Team AllState.

David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times BLUE DEVIL COCAPTAINS… Seniors Val Griffeth, left, and Kristen Leonardis have the honor of being the Westfield High School girls basketball team CoCaptains this season.

David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times ONE OF THE BLUE DEVIL VETERANS… Junior Courtney Thornton, left, was a strong part of the Blue Devil girls basketball team last year and will be tough under the boards this season.

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