Avenue, Old Tappan, NJ 07675
Monday, November 23, 2015
NJSIAA Tournament of Champions
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL:Old Tappan finishes its perfect season with T of C title
|Old Tappan senior setter Kelly Brogan.
WAYNE – Having lost a set for just the third time all season on Saturday in the semifinals of the Tournament of Champions, the Northern Valley/Old Tappan volleyball team might just have gotten that little reminder it needed that no match is over until the scoreboard says it is. The Golden Knights breezed through the first set against River Dell before losing the second and had to fight their way through the third to reach Sunday’s final match against four-time defending champion IHA. “That lost set to River Dell really made us realize that you can’t take any point for granted,” said Old Tappan senior outside hitter Natalie Alechko. “We had to force [IHA] to earn all of their points and not give any away. We had to focus point by point and not pay attention to the score.” Old Tappan, with a 25-0 record heading into the T of C final, has been unbeatable all season anyway. A focused Old Tappan limiting unforced errors, challenging everything at the net and playing its usual airtight defense, is dominating. MORE...
NVOT HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS COVERAGE
|Old Tappan's Jordan Fuller.
FOOTBALL:Old Tappan's victory sets up a rematch with an old playoff rival
BOYS SOCCER:Old Tappan fights back, falls short in Group 3 semifinals
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL:Undefeated Old Tappan wins its 11th state championship
BOYS SOCCER:Fiore picks a side, Old Tappan picks up first section title
BOYS SOCCER:Livanis' goal sends Old Tappan to first-ever section final
GIRLS SOCCER:Scoreless early, score-ful late, Old Tappan knocks out Cliffside
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL:Unbeaten Old Tappan runs the gauntlet to county title
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL:Old Tappan too big in big match against rival Demarest
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL:Demarest rallies to beat Paramus; NV/OT pushed by Bogota
GIRLS SOCCER:Injuries and all, Old Tappan takes control of league title race
BOYS SOCCER:In a repackaged county game, Bosco beats Old Tappan
BOYS SOCCER:Bergen County Tournament hasn't started yet, already interesting
GIRLS SOCCER:Old Tappan wears down Westwood in Bergen County opener
GIRLS TENNIS:Fales steps up for Old Tappan in win over rival Demarest
FOOTBALL:Top publics get together, Old Tappan holds off Ramapo in thriller