Northern Highlands (2-3) took a 3-0 lead in the first inning. Paramus (1-1) took the lead with a four-run rally in the sixth inning, before adding on two runs in the seventh. Jared Ferrara hit a double and drove in two runs in the win.
The sophomore is a basketball player by trade and already has over 1,000 career points at Tenafly in just two seasons. She just picked up playing volleyball when she was a freshman. Even with the volleyball season getting pushed from September to mid-March,
Esmae Oehler recorded seven kills and five digs while Ruby van der Heide finished with three kills, three blocks, 21 assists and two digs for Northern Highlands (11-1), which has won each of its last eight matches in straight sets.
Esmae Oehler’s six kills helped lead Northern Highlands, No. 5 in the NJ.com Top 20, to a 25-7, 25-5 victory over Hackensack in Hackensack. Emma Lomuti and Athena Georgiades added five kills apiece for Northern Highlands (9-1),
Northern Highlands pulled off something that no New Jersey girls volleyball team has done in quite some time. The Highlanders, No. 5 in the NJ.com Top 20, were certainly the underdog heading into their game against,
Senior Alyssa Lowther gathered nine kills and sophomore middle blocker Brookelyn Talmadge notched eight kills, four digs and two aces for Immaculate Heart (1-0). Senior outside hitter Gianna Grigaliunas added four kills,