Justin Marciano scored the decisive goal late in the fourth quarter, but it was really the Tigers' stifling zone defense that guided them to a 3-2 upset over third-seeded Northern Highlands in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Group 3 quarterfinals Saturday
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After beating Don Bosco Prep during the regular season, Northern Highlands expected the Ironmen to come ready to play. In fact, Bosco had won seven of eight heading into the Highlands matchup in the Bergen County Tournament quarterfinals.
After a 1-1 game through seven innings, Northern Highlands won the battle of the bullpens, putting up four runs in the eighth to knock off Ramapo 5-2.
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Healthy and fine-tuned, senior Khayla Latimer was hot from the outset and ignited the Blue Wolves to an 84-36 victory over Northern Highlands at Hoops 4 Autism Benefit Games.
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Julia Homan's first-half goal stood up after a second-half barrage by IHA was thwarted by Northern Highlands.