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West Orange High School Girls Tennis Wins Liberty Division Championship

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange High School Girls Tennis Team captured their second consecutive Super Essex Conference (SEC) Liberty Division Championship on Oct. 27 with a victory over West Essex.


Wins were earned by senior captains Nneka Arinzeh (First Singles) and Sophia Ruggiero (Third Singles), as well as standout Freshman Gabby Jaffee (Second Singles).


The Mountaineers also defeated Bloomfield in the quarterfinal round of the State Sectional Tournament on Oct. 28 by a score of 4.5 - 0.5. Jaffee and Ruggiero earned wins again, as well as the doubles teams of Sarah Cohen and Funke Oshodi (First Doubles), and Emma Grumet and Ariyan Rajani (Second Doubles). The girls will now advance to the semifinals where they will face either Livingston or Kearny.


Girls Tennis (Front Row, L-R) Sophia Ruggiero, Emma Grumet, Sarah Cohen (Rear, L-R) Madison Oliver, Funke Oshodi, Head Coach Jeff Mazurek, Nneka Arinzeh, Gabby Jaffee.

Cynthia Cumming
Oct. 29, 2020