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Power rankings: Final NJ Girls Soccer (11/23)

Hunterdon Central claims first Group 4 title to lock up No. 1

Full Game: Gill St. Bernards 2, Hudson Catholic 0

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November 13, 2016: Watch the full game broadcast of Gill St. Bernards' 2-0 boys soccer win over Hudson Catholic in the NJSIAA Non-Public B final.

Wall, Northern Highlands play to scoreless draw, share Gr. 3 title

In a highly-anticpated matchup of teams near the top of the News 12 Varsity Tri-State Top 20, Wall and Northern Highlands battled to scoreless draw and garnered a share of the Group 3 final

Shore Thing: Blue Devils win 2nd straight Group 1 title

Goals from sophomore Frankie McDonough and freshman Julia Eichenbaum send Shore past Glen Ridge, 3-2, for its second straight Group 1 state championship

Pavol sparks Hunterdon Central to Group 4 crown

Senior Brie Pavol buried a restart with clinical form to ignite Hunterdon Central, No. 1 in the News 12 Varsity Tri-State Top 20, to a 3-0 victory over Ridge, avenging its only loss and claiming its first NJSIAA Group 4 title

NJSIAA Girls Soccer State Final Scoreboard

Scores and recaps from the NJSIAA group state finals

Fairy tale comes true for Parsippany Hills

Winless in the month of September, eight games under .500 entering the post season and relaxed without the heavy burden of lofty expectations, Parsippany Hills exceded the wild dreams of everyone except itself, completing a magical run with 1-0 victory over Haddonfield for its first NJSIAA Group 2 state championship

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Soccer Poll (11/17)

News 12 Varsity ranks the Top 20 girls soccer teams in the Tri-State through Wednesday's games

Full Game: Morris Catholic 1, Holy Spirit 0 (OT)

November 13, 2016: Watch the full game broadcast of Morris Catholic's 1-0 girls soccer OT win over Holy Spirit in the NJSIAA Non-Public B final

Group 3 semifinals - Northern Highlands 4, Hopewell Valley 3 (11/15/16)

Highlights and reaction from Northern Highlands win over Hopewell Valley in the girls soccer Group 3 semifinals.

Power Rankings: NJ girls soccer (11/16)

Sizzling Hunterdon Central vaults to No. 1; Wall, Northern Highlands to clash in Group 3 final; surging Ridge ascends and Oak Knoll debuts

NJ Girls Soccer: Heenehan retires from Ramapo

After 39 years serving as the only coach the Ramapo girls soccer program has ever known, Paul Heenehan, the state's all-time leader in career wins, announced his retirement on Thursday

NJSIAA Girls Soccer State Semifinals

Northern Highlands, Wall reach Group 3 final: Hunterdon Central storms past TRN in Group 4 semi

Surprise! Parsippany Hills onto Group 2 state final

Parsippany Hills started the season 0-8-1 and has worked itself all the way back to the state championship game.

Paternoster PK in OT sends Wall to Gr. 3 final

Junior standout Amy Paternoster defused the tension of a dramatic penalty kick in overtime and coolly converted the golden goal, sending Wall past Seneca, 2-1, and into the Group 3 state final for the first time since 1998

Back on Top: Morris Catholic wins 15th state title

Morris Catholic's Bailey Chant scored less than two minutes into overtime to give the Crusaders their state-leading 15th NJSIAA state championship.

Photos: Red Bank Catholic vs Oak Knoll girls soccer

Red Bank Catholic and Oak Knoll played to a 3-3 tie.

Holy Sprit’s Jones save

Holy Spirit’s Ayanna Jones makes a leaping save on Morris Catholic’s Bailey Chant in the 75th minute of a scoreless match.

Morris Catholic game-winner

Morris Catholic’s Bailey Chant sets up Abby Shirkey for the game-winning goal in the 82nd minute to win the Non-Public B state title over Holy Spirit.

Holy Spirt creates scoring chance

Holy Spirit’s Kayla Patitucci nearly volleys in the cross from Megan McCully in the 30th minute against Morris Catholic.

Photos: Morris Catholic vs. Holy Spirit girls soccer

M. Catholic defeat H. Spirit 1-0 in O.T. to win B Chip!

Morris Catholic’s Chant with a chance

Morris Catholic’s Bailey Chant puts the ball on net but is stopped by Holy Spirt’s Ayanna Jones in the 39th minute of a scoreless match.

Livecast primer: Holy Spirit vs. Morris Catholic - Non-Public B state final

Watch the Non-Public B girls soccer state championship LIVE on News12Varsity.com at 10 a.m. on Sunday.

NJSIAA Girls Soccer Sectional Final Scoreboard

Scores from Friday's sectional finals

Power rankings: NJ girls soccer (11/9)

Top-ranked Colts Neck braces for tough test; Montclair, Wayne Valley and Steinert enter

NJSIAA Girls Soccer sectional semifinal scoreboard

Scores & recaps from NJSIAA girls soccer sectional semifinals

Paternoster paces Wall past Allentown

Junior Amy Paternoster deposited three goals to fuel top-seeded Wall to a 5-0 victory over fifth-seeded Allentown in the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 3 semifinals

NJSIAA Girls Soccer State Tournament Scoreboard

Scores and recaps from the sectional quarterfinals of the NJSIAA girls soccer state tournament

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Soccer Poll (11/3)

News 12 Varsity ranks the Top 20 girls soccer teams in the Tri-State through Wednesday's games

Power rankings: NJ girls soccer (11/2)

Surging Colts Neck jumps to No. 1; Ramapo and East Brunswick enter

NJSIAA Girls Soccer State Tournament Scoreboard

Scores and recaps from the opening round of the NJSIAA state tournament

Full Game: Ramapo 2, Northern Highlands 1

October 27, 2016: Watch the full game broadcast of Ramapo's 2-1 girls soccer victory over Northern Highlands.

Full Game: Ridge 1, Pingry 0

October 25,2016: Watch the full game broadcast of Ridge's 1-0 girls soccer victory over Pingry.

Ramapo strikes late, stuns No. 1 Northern Highlands

Trailing, 1-0, with 14 minutes in regulation, Olivia Kraebel and Tori Muller provided goals to complement the netminding of Lizzy Stellakis as unranked Ramapo upset No. 1 Northern Highlands, 2-1

Ramapo evens the score

Ramapo’s Olivia Kraebel knocks in the rebound off the initial shot by Samantha Sturno to level the score, 1-1, against Northern Highlands in the 65th minute.

Northern Highland’s strikes first

Northern Highland’s Eva Hurm strikes a bouncing ball to the back of the net for a 1-0 lead over Ramapo in the 50th minute.

Ramapo seals the victory

Ramapo’s Lizzy Stellakis covers up a shot in the 80th minute against Northern Highlands to seal the 2-1 victory.

Ramapo takes the lead

Ramapo’s Tori Muller knocks home the cross from Bianca Capozzi to take a 2-1 lead over Northern Highlands in the 79th minute.

Ramapo’s Stellakis breadbasket stop

Ramapo’s Lizzy Stellakis stands her ground against the shot from Northern Highland’s Claudia Dipasupil in the 23rd minute of a scoreless match.

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Soccer Poll (10/27)

News 12 Varsity ranks the Top 20 girls soccer players in the Tri-State through Tuesday afternoon

Northern Highland’s Ghorashi tricky save

Northern Highland’s Sara Ghorashi makes the save against Ramapo’s Erin Stagg nearly midway through the first half.

Ramapo’s Stellakis leaping save

Ramapo’s Lizzy Stellakis leaps up and knocks away a curling shot from Northern Highland’s Claudia Dipasupil in the 33rd minute.

Power rankings: NJ girls soccer (10/26)

Northern Highlands needs golden goal to hold on to No. 1; Freehold Twp., Hunterdon Central, Colts Neck, Roxbury and Ridge move up and Toms River North moves in

NJSIAA brackets: North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 girls soccer

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Ridge blanks Pingry with late goal

Ridge topped Pingry, 1-0, with a goal in the final ten minutes to go to win the Skyland Conference - Delaware Division title.

Ridge’s Melnyk nearly scores

Ridge’s Olivia Melnyk barely misses the net to the left in the 40th minute against Pingry with the match still scoreless.

Pingry’s Obregon makes the stop

Pingry’s Gabby Obregon makes the stop on the touch by Ridge’s Julia Lindsey in the 36th minute with the match scoreless.

Ridge takes the lead

In the 71st minute, Ridge’s Sam Weyrauch finds the ball loose in the box and scores against Pingry to take a 1-0 lead.

Ridge’s Hess takes a shot at the net

Ridge’s Anna Hess shoots wide of the net from distance in the 32nd minute in a scoreless match against Pingry.

Ridge’s Hess hits the crossbar

Ridge’s Anna Hess glances the crossbar on a deep shot early in the second half against Pingry in a scoreless game.

Livecast primer: Pingry at Ridge

Watch LIVE at 6 p.m. on News12Varsity.com as two of the top girls soccer teams in New Jersey battle in a Somerset showdown.

Heather Arbachesky converts deciding PK for Wall

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Heather Arbachesky converts deciding PK for Wall

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Soccer Poll (10/20)

News 12 Varsity ranks the Top 20 girls soccer teams in the Tri-State through Tuesday's games

Power rankings: NJ girls soccer (10/19)

A stubborn defense keeps Northern Highlands entrenched at No. 1; unbeaten Wall slides up to No. 2; Ridge and Mount St. Mary make poll debuts

Full Game: Northern Highlands 1, IHA 0

October 13th, 2016: Watch the complete game broadcast of Northern Highland's 1-0 girls soccer victory over IHA

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Soccer Poll (10/13)

News 12 Varsity ranks the Top 20 girls soccer teams in the Tri-State area through Tuesday's games

Homan's header hands Highlands victory

Julia Homan's first-half goal stood up after a second-half barrage by IHA was thwarted by Northern Highlands.

Photos: IHA vs. Northern Highlands girls soccer

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Northern Highlands defeats IHA 1-0 in girls soccer

Power ranking: NJ girls soccer (10/12)

Northern Highlands continues to lead the pack; unblemished Wall moves up; Manalapan debuts and West Morris returns

Full Game: Bridgewater-Raritan 1, Watchung Hills 0

October 5, 2016: Watch the complete broadcast of Bridgewater-Raritan's 1-0 overtime girls soccer victory over Watchung Hills.

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Soccer Poll (10/6)

News 12 Varsity ranks the Top 20 girls soccer teams in the Tri-State through Tuesday's action

Power rankings: NJ girls soccer (10/5)

Roxbury, Livingston and Ridgewood enter poll while Northern Highlands continues to pace the field

Bridgewater-Raritan edges Watchung Hills in OT

Overtime had not been kind to Bridgewater-Raritan this season.

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Soccer Poll (9/29)

News 12 Varsity ranks the Top 20 teams in girls soccer through Tuesday's games

Power rankings: NJ Girls Soccer (9/28)

Northern Highlands, Colts Neck, Hopewell Valley continue to lead the field; Somerville debuts

Loehle, Feaster fill voids to lift Colts Neck

Asked to replace standouts, Nicole Loehle and Lauren Feaster have responded admirably and did their parts to fuel the Cougars past Freehold Boro, 2-1

Power rankings: NJ girls soccer (9/21)

Amid a lot of movement in the poll, Northern Highlands stays firmly planted at No. 1; Westfield, Wall, Pingry debut

NJ Girls Soccer: Tuesday scores and recaps

Ramirez fuels Pingry; Bathman, Sullivan lift Jackson Memorial; Balsamo, Herban, Jenkins drive Bishop Ahr; IHA edges Clifton; Paramus Catholic blanks Lakeland; Wayne Valley stays unbeaten

Mischler sends Northern Highlands past Ridgewood

Sophomore Claudia Mischler punctuated a second-half sequence that highlighted Northern Highlands' emerging youth with the decisive goal to put away pesky Ridgewood, 1-0

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Soccer Poll (9/15)

News 12 Varsity reveals its first Top 20 girls soccer poll of the 2016 season with Northern Highlands sitting at the top

Power rankings: NJ girls soccer (9/14)

Fast, emphatic start powers Northern Highlands to No. 1

Photos: Howell at Freehold Twp. girls soccer

Howell at Freehold Twp. girls soccer

NJ Girls Soccer: Pre-Season Top 15 & Games to Watch

A look at the pre-season Top 15 power rankings and games to mark on the calendar as can't miss

NJ Girls Soccer: Inside look at ...Steinert

Aidan Sheehan, Kelsey Espenhorst, Michaela Miranda, Giana Pittaro, Ariana Durling and Kelsey Gmitter are among a wealth of veterans anxious to build off a strong finish in '15

NJ Girls Soccer: Inside look at ...Mahwah

Yale-bound playmaker Sarah Jordan steers a versatile attack while sisters Brenna and Erin Jaffe team with keeper Michele Silva to provide a stout defense for the Thunderbirds

NJ Girls Soccer: Inside look at ...Colts Neck

The defending NJSIAA Group 3 state champion and No. 1 side in the MSG Tri-State Top 20 returns many who were responsible for the 24-0-1 performance. However, the squad, which features Kayla Lee, Ali Ryan, Nicole Loehle and Lauren Feaster, will operate for a good part of the season without All-Metro Player of the Year Frankie Tagliaferri, a standing member of the U-17 U.S national team preparing for the World Cup later this month in Jordan.

NJ Girls Soccer: Inside look at...West Morris

Loaded with proven talent with the likes of Leanne Engemann, Cassandra Montgomery, Alison Cunliffe and Emily Leyson, the Wolfpack has all the components to contend for the Morris County Tournament title and a Group 3 state title.

NJ Girls Soccer: Inside look at ...St. John Vianney

With nine starters back and 18 players with varsity experience, the Lancers are primed to be a breakout side in '16

NJ Girls Soccer: Inside look at ...Hopewell Valley

Katarina Nilsson and Julie Cane orchestrate an offense capable of overpowering opponents while Niamh Harkins and Hannah Marino anchor a stingy defense for a Hopewell Valley squad looking to contend in the Colonial Valley Conference and beyond

NJ Girls Soccer: Inside look at ...Northern Highlands

In the unfamiliar position of the hunter for the first time since 2010 when it comes to pursuing the Group 3 title, the Highlanders prepare to reclaim the crown powered by veteran standouts Eva Hurm and Julia Homan.

#Championships: Decorated by MSG Varsity

Several 2013-2014 CHSAA champions do a little remodeling of the MSG Varsity offices to show off their school’s hardware.

Year in review: New Jersey girls soccer (2015)

Tagliaferri, Visco steer Colts Neck to state title to stamp unbeaten season; Convery, Keefe spark Ridge; Whitely, Hurm, Gulati shine; Northern Highlands quintet leaves lasting impression; Villa Walsh, Kinnelon, Whippany Park thrive in post season; Vassallo leaves legacy at Bishop Ahr; McOmish elevates Montclair before stepping down; Wayne Valley exacts revenge in post season

NJ Girls Soccer: Players to Watch

Over 250 players from around the MSG Varsity New Jersey region to keep an eye on for the upcoming season

New Jersey Players to Watch: Frankie Tagliaferri, Colts Neck

The MSG Varsity All-Metro Player of the Year in 2015 is expected back for the defending Group 3 state champion Cougars, but is also challenging for a spot on the U-17 national squad for the FIFA World Cup in late September

Memorable Mondays: Top 5 NJ exciting endings

Taking a look back at five of the most exciting endings of the '15-'16 sports season in New Jersey

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