LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston boys lacrosse star Jason Scher, who was named captain this season as a junior, was recently ranked at No. 7 in the state for assists and total points, earning him the title of Dr. Michael Rieber’s Livingston Athlete of the Week.

After breaking the 100-point mark for his career, Scher is the top point-scorer in the entire Super Essex Conference (SEC).

“[Jason] has a tremendous lacrosse IQ, meaning his knowledge of the game is at a very high level that he is a coach on the field, helping his teammates be in the correct positions on the field,” said Livingston head coach Brad Dzama. “He is an indispensable leader within the program.”

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In addition to excelling on the turf, Scher also maintains a 4.5 grade point average (GPA) at Livingston High School and is currently taking an impressive five advanced proficiency (AP) classes.

Livingston High School Athlete of the Week is brought to you by Michael Rieber MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Consultant, NJ Devils and Director of the St. Barnabas Sports Medicine Institute. Find out more about Dr. Rieber at