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Senior Night for Basketball

The Senior boys come out to play against Wood-Ridge.

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

February 14, 2020

Last night’s Senior Night for basketball was a huge success! With an enormous amount of fans from both towns, this game was bound to have a good ending. With a score of 68-51, Becton beat long time rivals, the Wood-Ridge Blue Devils. The passion on the court was palpable which ultimately made for...

Becton Wrestlers Rodriguez & Frizzo Make History

Michael Rodriguez shows off his accomplishment of 100 wins, standing proud with his coaches.

Sarah Oehlmann and Nicolle Okumura

January 31, 2020

History was made this past weekend when Becton wrestler Michael Rodriguez won his 100th match. “I’ve been looking forward to closing in on my 100th win for a while now. The anticipation was thrilling and made me work even harder to get there,” said the senior of the accomplishment. Rodriguez has been on varsity all four years of high school and has been a strong leader and competitor for...

Nick Mitarotonda named Player of the Week by NJ.com

Nick Mitarotonda named the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference Player of the Week for the week of January 7-12.

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

January 15, 2020

Becton is home to one of New Jersey’s top ‘Players of the Week’! Nicola Mitarotonda was named Player of the Week for the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference by NJ.com for the week of January 7-12. Here at the Cat’s Eye View, we were able to catch up with Nick to discuss this honor. CEV: How does...

The New Year Brings New Wins to Becton Basketball

Both the Becton Girls & Boys Basketball teams are having an amazing season.

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

January 10, 2020

Hey Wildcats, are you ready for basketball season? Well, it looks like our basketball teams are. To start the season, the Varsity Boys won the In-Season Tournament by defeating long-time rivals, the Aviators. Unfortunately for Hasbrouck Heights, they were unable to catch up, leaving the score at 69-56....

Varsity basketball athlete Monahan earns 1000th point

Head Varsity Basketball Coach Dan Balaban congratulates Nicholas Monahan after he nets his 1,000th point.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

March 14, 2019

Senior Nicholas Monahan celebrated his 1,000th point in his high school basketball career during the NJSIAA Section 2, Group 1 Tournament on Feb. 26. In addition to achieving his 1,000th point, Nick helped his team achieve a victory against Newark's Arts High School, 68-56. The Becton senior accomplish...

Wrestling captains begin reflecting on 18-19 season

Captains Michael Rodriguez, Hamza Chah, and Adib Korabi have each won matches this year.

Samirah Reyes, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

After a key win last week again Hasbrouck Heights (51-30), Becton’s wrestling captains Michael Rodriguez, Hamza Chah, and Adib Korabi are taking a moment to reflect on the season so far. Highlights of 2018-2019 include Junior Michael, 113 weight class, and Senior Adib, 152 weight class, both pla...

Senior Deliantis recognized for top bowling performance but still aims to improve

Senior Trevor Deliantis bowled a 279 at the game against Secaucus last week.

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019

Senior Trevor Deliantis is not only dominating his high school’s bowling team average but also currently ranks second in the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference (NJIC) Meadowlands Division and third in the entire NJIC for the 2018-2019 season. "I just try to go out there and give it my best...

Ms. O’Driscoll becomes assistant coach for Becton Girls Basketball Team

Ms. O'Driscoll has recently been hired as assistant coach of the Becton Girls Basketball Team for the 2018-2019 season.

Monserrath Martinez, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

After concluding a successful season as head coach of the Becton Girls Volleyball Team, Physical Education Instructor Ms. O'Driscoll is kicking off the winter athletic program as the new assistant coach for the girls basketball team. As assistant coach of the all-girls team, Ms. O'Driscoll's duties...

Siclari steps up as head coach of Becton’s wrestling team

Mr. Frank Siclari has been hired as Becton Regional High School's head wrestling coach.

Jesus Hidalgogato, Guest Writer

November 26, 2018

The Becton Wrestling Team is proud to announce its new coach, Mr. Frank Siclari. “I am well aware of the proud wrestling tradition at Becton Regional, and I am excited to be a part of such a program. It is a privilege to compete here,” Coach Siclari announced. “I’m confident that we will continue...

Coach Cantatore imparts expertise to Becton’s bowling team

A main priority of Coach Cantatore is allowing his students to adapt to the bowling environment while also making them feel as comfortable and flexible as possible.

Aminah Iqbal, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

Bowling is one of the most played sports in America and despite the controversy that it may be in its final frame, Becton Regional High School’s bowling coach, Mr. Cantatore, is adamant about teaching high schoolers the importance of the sport. Mr. Cantatore obtained the opportunity to become head...

Becton wrestling wraps up with several postseason wins

The senior wrestlers, Carlos Mercado and Jason Kopich, along with Alexa Felten, the team's statistician for all 4 years, are all recognized on Senior Night.

Sarah Bourouf, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

The 2017-2018 wrestling team, which was made up of only two seniors, Carlos Mercado and Jason Kopich, has concluded its season with a 6-12 record. “This was a rebuilding year for the team,” stated Coach Settembrino. “Overall, it was a good season. It was a slow start, but we began winning toward...

Senior Cabezas scores 1,000 points during Becton Basketball career

Pictured above are the five starting players of the Becton Girls Basketball Team: (left to right) Jaylen Nuila, Aliyah Dearmas, Chloe Jaime, Felicia Carty and Justina Cabezas.

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Becton basketball’s very own senior, Justina Cabezas, made her thousandth point shot during a home game against Weehawken High School on Feb. 1. The four-year varsity player has been averaging 25.3 points per game and is the number three scorer in the state. During last Thursday’s game, Justina...

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