District Calendar 2016-2017 - Page 7

Varsity Sports Girls fencing had one of their most successful seasons to date. They were Bergen Passaic League Division II Champions. They placed second at the Bergen County Championships. Coach Pat Lawrence was the North Jersey Coach of the Year. Senior Alisa Attles was 1st Team All North Jersey, 1st Team All County, and 1st Team All-League. Senior Donna Sokoli was 2nd Team All North Jersey, 3rd Team All County, and 1st Team All-League. Other fencers receiving All-League honors were Graciela Codina, Serena Maldonado, Dominique Canton, and Brianna Warrick. Both the girls and boys swim teams again earned Gold Team Status honors for their team grade point averages – the girls’ team had a GPA of 3.888 and the boys’ team had a GPA of 3.855. The girls’ team qualified for the State Tournament for the first time since 1992. The boys’ team won 5 events at the County Meet of Champions and set the county record for the 200 yard freestyle relay. Eight school records were set this year by the boys’ team and Jason Arthur now owns all 11 school records. Jason also won two state championships, was named the New Jersey Swimmer of the Year, for the second time was named the North Jersey Swimmer of the Year, earned All-American status in 5 events and was also named an Academic All-American. The boys’ basketball team had a tremendous year. The boys were Big North National Division Champions, Group 3 North 1 Champions, and Group 3 State Champions. Sophomore Ja’Quaye James scored 1000 points during the season. Junior Jawaun Daniels was named North Jersey Player of the Year. Ja’Quaye James and Jawaun Daniels were First Team All-State Group 3, First Team All North Jersey, First Team All-County, and First Team All-League. Nicholas Whitaker was also First Team All-League, GeAni Bannerman and Adrian Baucom were named 2nd Team All-League. Softball completed a fine season with a varsity squad of very young players. Seven of the starting ten were selected to All League Honors (Ashley Sosa, Lauren McGriff, Kayla Merrow, Janiah Luciano, Erin Emery, Mika Rivera and Se