NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - Junior outfielder Max Ruvo of West Essex High School has been named to the All-Super Essex Conference Liberty Division 2017 baseball team.
Ruvo led the Knights (14-11) with a .475 batting average and finished with two home runs and 16 runs batted in. One of his home runs came against Roxbury in the second round of the NJSIAA state tournament.
Zac Balz, a left-handed hitting outfielder who batted leadoff for West Essex, was named to the Liberty Division's Second Team. Balz batted .435, scored 23 runs and stole 12 bases.
Honorable mention went to Oliver Ortman, a pitcher with a 6-3 record, and Ben Ruvo of West Essex. Both of them also had batting averages above .400.