What’s Happening in OT Sports – Week of Nov. 1

Sports recap for November 1-7


Olivia Klein

Keep up with OT sports with this weekly recap!

Monday, November 1

The volleyball team won its state game against Pascack Valley 2-0. Senior Jola Olutiola had nine saves and 13 digs. Junior Emma Gobo had 23 assists and five digs to go along with two aces.

The boys soccer team lost its state game against Mount Olive 1-0. The team created 21 shots on goal and goalkeeper Evan Chrenko had five saves.


Tuesday, November 2

The girls soccer team won its state game against Teaneck 4-0 at home. Junior Natalie Carril led the scoring with two goals, and Captain Julianna Morrissey and sophomore Abbie Dennis each had a goal. Captain Emily Clune, senior Brooke Farrington, junior Jessica Jung, and sophomore Julia Reilly each had an assist. Goalkeeper Mackenzie Ward had five saves. 


Thursday, November 4

The volleyball team won its state game against Sparta 2-1.  Olutiola had 19 kills, 18 digs, and three aces. Gobo had 33 assists and 13 digs, while sophomore Samantha Kranzler had nine kills and 13 digs.


Friday, November 5

The football team won its state game against Nutley due to forfeit. 

The girls soccer team lost its state game against West Essex at home in penalties after a 1-1 regulation time score. Morrissey scored a goal and Ward had 13 saves in regulation time. 


Saturday, November 6

The cross country team competed in the State Sectional Championship at Garret Mountain. The girls team won first place in the girls division, taking the title of Group III, North I State Sectional Champs. Junior Kristen Johnson came in second, senior Cara Hliboki in fifth, freshman Sophia Katechis in seventh, junior Kate Meeks in eighth, senior Breelyn McNamara in 29th, junior Ariana DeNicola in 32nd, and sophomore Rowan Leddy in 37th. The boys team won second place in the boys division. Junior Matthew Malora placed 14th, senior Casey Symons placed 19th, senior Ian McGreevy placed 26th, senior Ryan Leocata placed 33rd, sophomore Tristan Trinidad placed 41st, senior Samuel Connell placed 61st, and senior Nicholas Eng placed 68th.