West Orange HS girls’ soccer players earn All-SEC-Liberty Division honors

West Orange sophomore Natalie Nevins heads the ball during the varsity girls’ soccer Essex County Tournament semifinals against Montclair Kimberley Academy in Belleville on Oct. 25. Nevins was named to the All-SEC-Liberty Division First Team for the second year in a row. Photo by Steve Ellmore.

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School varsity soccer team, which finished an unbeaten 13-0-5 season and won the Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division title, featured seven players who earned All-SEC-Liberty Division honors.

They include:

FIRST TEAM
• Natalie Nevins, sophomore midfielder.
• Morgan Clark, junior midfielder.
• Nyah Harber, junior defender.

SECOND TEAM
• Kaylese Gist, senior forward.
• Samantha Herbert, senior goalkeeper.

HONORABLE MENTION
• Emma Mitchell, freshman.
• Hannah Villasin, junior midfielder.

Nevins made First Team for the second straight year. Herbert also made Second Team and Villasin made Honorable Mention both for the second year in a row.

West Orange, under second-year head coach Sean DeVore, had a great year. The Mountaineers were eliminated by penalty kicks in both the Essex County Tournament semifinals against Montclair Kimberley Acadmey and in the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1, Group 4 state tournament quarterfinals against Livingston. WOHS was the top seed in the ECT.

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