Lucchesi headed to Richmond for soccer

Hamilton resident and Pennington School senior Gianna Lucchesi signed her Letter of Intent Wednesday to continue her academic and soccer careers at the University of Richmond next year. Lucchesi played four years at center back for the Red Raiders and was part of three Prep A championship teams and one Mercer County Tournament champion. Gianna was selected for All State, All Prep, and Mercer 33 teams. She was recently selected to play in the 2018 High School All-American Game in Orlando, Fla., on Dec. 1.

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Rich Fisher has been around the Hamilton Township sports scene for so long that he actually got Rich Giallella’s autograph when Giallella was still a player! Proud product of Hamilton YMCA and Lou Gehrig baseball leagues and former teammate of Jim Maher on a very average Barton & Cooney rec basketball team, Fish graduated from Nottingham Junior High and Steinert High school and has covered township sports since 1980. His goal in life is to convince Maria Prato that Jersey tomatoes are at least 100 times better than California tomatoes.