The Valley Echo

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The baseball team takes a picture after winning the North 1, Group 2 Title. They have earned themselves the Male Team of the Year award.

Male Team of the Year: Baseball

Noah Reiser, Sports Writer June 16, 2024

In 2021, Pascack Valley Baseball won the Sectional Championship for North 1, Group 3, by defeating Teaneck 5-1. They won their next game in the Group 3 State semifinals but lost a heartbreaker to Ocean...

Patrick Kurtz holds a firm lead over two other runners. Kurtz is the 2024 Male Athlete of the year.

Male Athlete of the Year: Patrick Kurtz

Robert Colletti, Sports Editor June 7, 2024

Pascack Valley senior Patrick Kurtz, a varsity cross country, winter track, and spring track athlete, has achieved many accomplishments in his career. Although the sports are all running, each sport provides...

The girls swimming team poses for  a picture. The squads league championship this year earned them the Female Team of the Year award.

Female Team of the Year: Girls Swimming

Ethan Perlman, Editor In Chief June 7, 2024

Shawn Buchanan is no stranger to the bright lights of a varsity competition. Whether it was as an athletic director coordinating state finals or swimming at his alma mater of Morristown, NJ, he has been...

Tri-sport athlete Celina Bussanich is named the 2024 female athlete of the year.

Female Athlete of the Year: Celina Bussanich

Bennett Scalia and Josh Reiser June 6, 2024

PV junior Celina Bussanich played an integral part in each sport she played this year. In the fall she played soccer, basketball in the winter, and lacrosse in the spring to finish it off.    Bussanich...

Joe Massaro works around his defender. The boys lacrosse team defeated Paramus in the first round of the sectional tournament and will face West Essex at home on 5/29 in the quaterfinal round.

Week in Review: 5/20-5/23

Timmy Ngai, Sports Writer May 28, 2024

Monday, May 20 Boys Baseball WIN over Memorial | 16-0 The baseball team scored 16 runs off 16 hits in their win against Memorial on Monday. Nick Donofrio (Jr.) hit a 2-run homerun and 5 Valley pitchers...

Staff Writer Jade Dabros shares why she believes hitting should be allowed in girls lacrosse.

Opinion: Let the girls hit

Jade Dabros May 22, 2024

Lacrosse is quickly becoming a popular sport for both men and women; however, there are differences between the rules for both genders. Even if some rules are different for the women's games, many of the...

Ben Torres looks for a pass in the boys lacrosse game. The boys lacrosse team went 2-0 this past week and look to keep it going against Tenafly in the Bergen County Quarterfinals.

Week in Review: 4/29-5/4

Bennett Scalia and Aidan Burke May 6, 2024

Monday April 29   Boys Tennis @ Old Tappan | LOSS 5-0   The Boys Tennis team was defeated by Old Tappan 5-0. This loss ended the team's 3-game winning streak.    Baseball...

Lexi Siller delivers a pitch for the softball team. She is Aprils Athlete of the Month.

Female Athlete of the Month: Lexi Siller

Ben Perlman, Sports Writer May 2, 2024

After recently reaching 100 career strikeouts, a milestone few have been able to accomplish, Sophomore Alexandra Siller is April’s female athlete of the month.  Siller credits her teammates for helping...

JT DeRiso looks at the batter as he starts to pitch. He is Aprils Male Athlete of the Month

April Male Athlete of the Month: JT DeRiso

Noah Reiser, Sports Writer May 2, 2024

Junior JT DeRiso has been a varsity baseball pitcher since his freshman season. His success is largely attributed to his preparation for each game.    “Mentally, I am just trying to relax...

Donnie Duffus moves the ball around for the boys lacrosse team. Check out all spring sport highlights below.

Week in Review: 4/22-4/28

Ben Perlman, Sports Writer April 29, 2024

Monday, April 22 Boys Golf Win over Waldwick 182-218 Luke Dolan (Jr.) led Valley shooting a 43 while Aidan O’Brien (Sr.) shot a 45, and Justin Yu (Jr.) shot a 46.   Baseball Loss vs...

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