West Essex Athletics Spotlight

January 25, 2019

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — West Essex High School students Zach Lemanski and Alexandra Gann from North Caldwell signed letters of intent to play football and field hockey, respectively, at the collegiate level in the fall.  Lemanski signed on to play football at Ithaca College and will be majoring in ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — After suffering a lost season last year, West Essex ice hockey’s Connor McCarthy has returned to the ice with something to prove in his senior year. “I’ve made all of my best friends through this team and organization, so I just want to do the best I can to make it a good ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — After completing a championship season, West Essex field hockey star Ellie Decker finished her varsity career in a historic fashion. This past season, the Knights were dominant with a 21-3-1 record for the year. Decker was instrumental as captain in sending the team to a ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - As the undefeated West Essex football team powers onward in defense of a state championship, senior tailback Will Perez leads the way for the squad. “[My expectation] is nothing short of another state championship," Perez said. "(For myself) and a lot of other captains on ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - Junior Tommy Drago of West Essex High School has made a verbal commitment to attend Syracuse University, where he will continue his lacrosse career after graduating in 2020. Drago scored six goals and had one assist as a sophomore at West Essex. He also had 75 ground balls ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — After a phenomenal career as a dual-sport athlete for West Essex High School (WEHS), Athlete of the Week Julia Russo will graduate from this month having left an undeniable mark on the Knights’ athletic program. “I wasn’t keeping up with my stats as much as I should, I was ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — In her senior season at West Essex High School, Athlete of the Week Lilly James has made an impact as both a physical and vocal leader on the West Essex softball team. “[I’m] just staying confident with myself and trying to push my confidence into everyone else so they can ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — In what has become a rollercoaster season, the West Essex girls lacrosse team has received a calming influx of stability in major part due to the play and leadership of team captain and Athlete of the Week Devyn Aschenbach. “I was also a captain of the field hockey team in ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — After playing a pivotal role thus far this season for the West Essex boys lacrosse team, TAPinto West Essex’s next Athlete of the Week, Patrick Delehanty, hopes to take the program to successful heights for the remainder of 2018 and beyond. “I’m trying to motivate my ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — After an impressive showing in the Essex County Tournament, where West Essex High School’s Garrett Kessler was crowned as the individual golf champion and has burst on the scene as a force in the New Jersey golf scene, Kessler has been named TAPinto West Essex’s Athlete of the ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex High School baseball team is off to a hot start, and a major reason for it has been the play of star outfielder Max Ruvo, who has been named as TAPinto West Essex’s first Athlete of the Week for the Spring 2018 season. “I’m just trying to do what helps the ...

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