Sunday, March 30, 2014

Girls Lacrosse: Wayne Hills 18, Paramus 6

Ileyana Little needed four goals to reach 100 for her career, and after being tripled-teamed late in the second half she found the back of the net for the fourth time, as Wayne Hills defeated Paramus, 18-6, in Paramus. Even with her 100th goal in sight, Little was far from selfish, as she led her team with three assists.Sabrina Sirni also scored four goals, while Victoria Cunningham, Kristen Russo, and Ali Daves all scored three times.Nicole DiPasquale led Paramus with four goals.

Girls Lacrosse: Wayne Valley 15, Mary Help 3

Madison Carlucci racked up four goals and two assists for Wayne Valley (2-0) in a 15-3 victory over Mary Help of Christians in Wayne. Kim Doyle had three goals and two assists, while Toni Cuccurullo had two goals and two assists. Carli Vieldhouse had 13 saves. 


Friday, March 28, 2014

Girls Lacrosse: Wayne Valley 17, Pascack Hills 6

Carli Vieldhouse had 29 saves as Valley won its opener. Kim Doyle had 6 goals and 3 assists. Madison Carlucci had 3 goals and 4 assists. Taylor DeStefano had 3 goals and 2 assists.


Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Wrestling: Wayne Valley senior trio rewrites record books

 Source: The Wayne Today

Todd Schroeder, the Wayne Valley second-year head coach, brought three wrestlers to the Individual State Championships with the expectations that seniors Tyler Hrycak, Anthony Landberg and Justin Walker would succeed on the big stage.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

DePaul's McFadden wins elusive state title; Three Wayne Valley Grapplers pick up medals

Source: The Wayne Today

McFadden, a West Milford resident, rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to edge a tough Ryan Burkert (35-7) of St. Peter's Prep, 4-3, to capture the 145-pound title. Justin Walker finished third at 220-pounds when he pinned Jordan Fox of St. Peter's Prep. Walker's teammates, Tyler Hrycak (126) and Anthony Landberg (195), ended their prep careers in style, both finishing eighth and earning respective medals.


NJSIAA Individual Wrestling Tournament

Source: The Wayne Today

Wayne Valley trio in medal round; DePaul's McFadden shooting for gold
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Boys Basketball: Section I, Group IV Semifinals: Eastside 47, Wayne Valley 38

Kyle Greve led Wayne Valley (No. 5, 16-11) with 22 points in this season-ending loss. Liam Connors (pictured above) had 11 points. It was Valley's fifth appearance in the semifinals in 10 years and Valley's ninth winning record in the last 10 years.

Nationally ranked Eastside (No. 1, 26-1) will play Passaic Tech for the title (No. 6) Tuesday. The teams only loss came in January to Newark East Side. Paterson Eastside's Quency Jones, a 6-foot-5 wingman, led the way with 17 points. Asem Johnson, who is averaging 17 points per game, was held to just 8 by Wayne Valley. The 6-foot-7 Shakur Juiston had 8 points and 8 boards.

Both coaches credited the others defense with the low score.

"We played hard, but their 2-2-1 and 1-2-2 zones were effective and we just couldn't hit shots over that first half period (11.5 minutes) when they piled up that big lead," said Joe Leicht, the Valley head coach.

Added Eastside coach Juan Griles, "Their (diamond-and-one) defense did give us some problems. We needed game like that to get used to different strategies. A test like that was important for us to pass. We did a good job at maintaining our poise."


Girls Basketball: Section I, Group IV Semifinals: Montclair 58, Wayne Valley 33

Jen Eitel and Keri Wieczerzak had 8 points apiece for Wayne Valley (No. 2, 22-4). Taylor DeStefano, Kelly Wieczerzak and Shayna Ocello scored 5 points apiece. Alex Kerr poured in 22 points for Montclair (No. 3).

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Basketball: Section I, Group IV Semifinals

Wayne Valley (No. 5) at Eastside (No. 1), 3 p.m.

Montclair (No. 3) at Wayne Valley (No. 2), 4 p.m.


Wrestling: Wayne-based trio advances to State quarterfinal round

Source: The Wayne Today

The Wayne Valley senior duo of Tyler Hrycak and Justin Walker and DePaul junior Dave McFadden advanced to tomorrow's quarterfinal round and move within three victories of claiming a state title.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Boys Basketball: Section I, Group IV Quarterfinals: Wayne Valley 45, Fair Lawn 44

Source: The Wayne Today

The clock appeared to be winding down early this year for the Wayne Valley boys basketball team. The Indians entered February at 6-9. A rare losing season on Valley Road was starting to seem quite likely. The team had different ideas, though. After an up and down first two months of the season, the Wayne Valley boys basketball team is steamrolling. They are now 10-1 since February 1 and are 16-10 overall. The magical run continued in the Section I, Group IV quarterfinals when they dramatically defeated Fair Lawn in overtime, 45-44.



Girls Basketball: Section I, Group IV Quarterfinals: Wayne Valley 47, Fair Lawn 24

Alicia Hester scored 11 points to help Wayne Valley earn a 47-24 victory against Fair Lawn in the quarterfinals of the North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 tournament in Wayne. Keri Wieczerzak added 10 points for Wayne Valley, while Jen Eitel and Same Vogel netted seven points apiece. Stephanie Johnson led Fair Lawn with seven points.

Basketball: State Sectional Quarterfinals: Wayne Valley vs. Fair Lawn

Wayne Valley takes on Fair Lawn in boys and girls Section I, Group IV quarterfinal games today.

Boys: Wayne Valley (No. 5) at Fair Lawn (No. 4), 4:15 p.m.
Girls: Fair Lawn (No. 10) at Wayne Valley (No. 5), 5 p.m.


Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Section I, Group IV Playoffs: Wayne Valley 75, Roxbury 45

Liam Connors scored 20 points and grabbed 7 boards as Wayne Valley (No. 5, 15-10) defeated Roxbury (No. 12) to advance to the State Sectional quarterfinals for the 8th times in Coach Joe Leicht's 10 years. Nick Giuliano had 19 points and 8 assists, while Kyle Greve had 19 points and 5 rebounds. Jordan Walode had 7 boards and 4 assists. Adam Brody (pictured above) had 6 points. Valley will now play Fair Lawn (No. 4) at Fair Lawn Thursday. The two teams split their two regular season games this year.


Section I, Group III Playoffs: Mount Olive 89, Wayne Hills 69

Dorian Hodge scored 18 points, but Wayne Hills (No. 13, 13-14) suffered a season ending loss to Mount Olive (No. 4). 

Section I, Group IV Playoffs, First Round: Wayne Valley 56, West Orange 40

Alicia Hester' scored 19 points and Kelly Wieczerzak added 13 to lead Wayne Valley to a 56-40 victory over West Orange in the first round of the North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 tournament in Wayne. Keri Wieczerzak and Taylor DeStefano had 7 and 5 points respectively. Sidney Gordon finished with 14 points and four assists for West Orange.


Wayne Hills 2014 Football Schedule Announced

9/12 at Demarest 7pm
9/20 at Passaic Valley 1:30pm
9/26 Northern Highlands 7:30pm
10/2 Pascack Valley, Thurs TBA
10/10 at Ramapo, 7pm
10/17 Teaneck, 7pm
10/24 Paramus, 7pm
11/1 at St. Joes, 1:30pm
11/7 Wayne Valley, 7pm


Wayne Valley 2014 Football Schedule Announced

9/13 at West Orange, 7 p.m.
9/19 Tenafly, 7 p.m.
9/26 at Paramus, 7 p.m.
10/2 West Milford, 7 p.m.
10/11 at Teaneck, 7 p.m.
10/17 Northern Highlands, 7 p.m.
10/24 at Lakeland, 7 p.m.
10/31 Demarest, 7 p.m.
11/7 at Wayne Hills, 7 p.m.


First Round State Tournament Basketball Games Tonight


Section I, Group IV
Roxbury (No. 12) at Wayne Valley (No. 5), 7 p.m.

Section I, Group III
Wayne Hills (No. 13) at Mount Olive (No. 4), 7 p.m.

Section I, Group IV
West Orange (No. 15) at Wayne Valley (No. 2), 5 p.m.

Section I, Group III
Wayne Hills (No. 12) at Demarest (No. 5), 6 p.m.

Click here for the full brackets

Monday, March 3, 2014

H.S. swimming: Meaghan O'Donnell just scratching the surface

Source: North Jersey Newspapers

Meaghan O'Donnell's stunning performance at Sunday's state Meet of Champions girls swimming finals cemented her place among New Jersey's elite.

Updated State Basketball Tournament Brackets

Panic Stricken officials postponed the Monday's scheduled state tournament games because there was a chance that perhaps it might snow today. Here's the updated schedule

Section I, Group IV
Section III, Group III
Non Public North A

Section I, Group IV
Section I. Group III
Non Public North A


Villanova-Marquette Photos

 Skiffo ventured out of the friendly confines of Wayne, to photograph yesterday's Villanova-Maquette games. Click here for more photos.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Wrestling: Wayne Hills, DePaul Regional Championship Updates

Source: North Jersey Newspapers

For Wayne Hills junior Mojahed Hamdeh, the transformation is now complete. The former football player turned wrestling star finished what he set out to do three years ago — and that was to reach Atlantic City for the prestigious state finals. Saturday night, not only did Hamdeh cement his status as one of Wayne Hills’ best wrestlers in program history and qualify for a trip to Atlantic City, he put the exclamation point on his personal goal by capturing the 113-pound Region 1 title with a hard-fought 4-3 win over Lakeland’s Dan Kee in the final.


Saturday, March 1, 2014

Boys Basketball: Passaic County Championship: Eastside 59, Kennedy 49

Source: The Star Ledger

Asem Johnson scored 18 points and Shakur Juiston contributed 14 to lead Paterson Eastside

More Photos To Come

Wrestling: Wayne Hills, Wayne Valley Regional Tournament Update

Source: North Jersey Newspapers

Daniel Kilroy needed an extra ingredient in his arsenal Friday night if he was to be successful. He had to think through his performance and not risk too many poor-percentage shots

Boys Basketball: Millburn 63, Wayne Hills 59

Scott Wills had 22 points, but Hills (13-13) still lost. Dorian Hodge added 10 points. Four players finished with 6 points - Kyle Hogan, Joey Kenny, Martin Kilroy and Dave Torres.