Player of the Year: Emma Fowler, Bogota, So.

  • Fowler led the NJIC with 320 kills this season in a breakout campaign for her. Gearing up to be the next great Bogota player, Fowler smashed 10 or more kills 20 different times with a season-high of 22 against Glen Rock on Sept. 22. She slammed 15 or more kills nine times as well. She also registered 92 digs and 24 aces.

Team of the Year: Secaucus

  • The Patriots had an extravagant season. They won the Hudson County Tournament over Hudson Catholic in a three-set showdown. Secaucus hung around the Top 20 ranking all year long, finishing with an impressive 25-4 record as the No. 2 ranked team in Group 1. They also reeled in two separate nine-match winning streaks behind Olivia Jasiczek’s 184 kills 37 blocks and 44 aces. Sofia Guzman ripped 142 kills, 177 digs and 68 aces alongside 109 kills and 27 blocks from Isabella Otero. Arielle Nunez added 86 kills and 115 digs while Amaya Ocasio went for 420 assists, 88 digs, 66 kills and 36 aces. Avalyn Torres amassed 362 digs and 50 aces. Apollonia Dicanio produced 107 digs and 47 aces.

Coach of the Year: Dylan Caruso, Secaucus

Girls Volleyball: Hudson Catholic vs. Secaucus in the Hudson County Championship, October 25, 2023

Olivia Jasiczek (21) of Secaucus and teammates react after winning a set during the girls volleyball Hudson County Final between Hudson Catholic and Secaucus at County Prep in Jersey City, NJ on Wednesday, October 25, 2023.Mile Djordjiovski | For NJ Advance Media

Final NJIC Rankings

  • 1-Secaucus (25-4)
  • 2-St. Mary (Ruth.) (25-4)
  • 3-Bogota (18-7)
  • 4-Glen Rock (23-5)
  • 5-Park Ridge (18-5)
  • 6-Lyndhurst (18-7)
  • 7-Rutherford (15-13)
  • 8-Cresskill (16-5-1)
  • 9-Waldwick (15-9)
  • 10-Garfield (17-8)

Final Stat Leaders






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