The Latest — Girls Tennis Serves Up a Storm, Girls XC Wins County Championship, Football Breaks Undefeated Streak

This Week in Sports — October 10 to 16

Boys Soccer

After a 1-0 loss on Monday against Tenafly, the boys soccer team won 2-1 win over Northern Highlands after a game winning free kick by junior Goran Saric on Thursday. The team currently sits in first place in the Big North Conference, extending their league record to 6-1. 


On Wednesday, sophomore Samantha Kranzler and junior Maya Giordano led the girls team to a 2-0 victory against Paramus with a combined total of 17 kills. On Friday, the team defeated Teaneck 2-0. M. Giordano had four kills, junior Layla Giordano contributed two blocks, and Captain Emma Gobo had 8 assists. On Saturday, the girls lost to Immaculate Heart in the Quarterfinal round 2-0. In the loss, Kranzler continued her stellar week with 7 kills, while junior Grayson Housley had 10 digs, and senior Emma Gobo had 12 assists. Kranzler was voted “Big North Player of the Week” for her success throughout the week. The team’s record is now 13-5 and takes on Ramsey this Tuesday.


The football team lost their first game in a Friday night thriller against Ramapo. Seniors Aidan Heaney and Jack Diggins both put up first-half touchdowns. Ramapo broke a big run at the half to go ahead 19-14, but in the third quarter junior Christian Greaney blocked a punt that was recovered by Ronan Malady in the endzone. The Knights took the lead in the second half 22-19 until Ramapo broke off another long touchdown, two-point conversion, and a field goal which led to a final score of 30-22. 

Girls Soccer

The girls soccer team started the week off strong with a 2-0 win over Tenafly on Tuesday. However, the team suffered a 2-1 overtime loss to Northern Highlands on Thursday and a 1-0 loss to Paramus on Saturday.

Field Hockey

In their only game this week, the field hockey team suffered a 7-0 loss to Wayne Hills. Senior Shay McGee reached a milestone in his goalie career with his 300th save.

Cross Country

The boys cross country team earned third place at the Bergen B championship over the weekend. The team had its best 5-man average this season (18:19). 

Senior Kristen Johnson placed second for the girls team, while Kate Meeks placed fourth, and Rowan Leddy finished eighth. The girls team finished as the Bergen County B County Champions for the ninth time in school history. 

Girls Tennis

On Wednesday, the girls tennis team advanced to the state finals after beating Pascack Hills 3-2. Junior Chloe Macaluso won her singles match while seniors Brianna Varaiya, Connie Yeo, Stephanie An, and junior Sierra Lumia propelled the team to a victory in their doubles matches. On Tuesday, October 18 the girls lost 5-0 at the sectional state finals against Demarest.