NJP Wind-Down Continues
February 20, 2023 The NJP coverage of NJ high school volleyball continues to wind down. In 2022, our coverage and features were much less than 2021 and this trend will continue in 2023. Here is our anticipated coverage level for 2023... This
Final Rankings for NJ Girl’s High School Fall 2022 Volleyball
November 16, 2022 Here are the final ranking for the girl's varsity fall volleyball season. Sunday provided a great finish to the volleyball year with 6 teams taking home State Champion titles. Congrats to Immaculate Heart, Immaculate Conception Lodi, Westfield, Tenafly,
2023 Boys High School Volleyball
By NJP March 27, 2023 The Spring NJ Boys High School volleyball season is about to start and we thought we would rev up the season by showing off last years yearbook. It is filled with stories, stats, and data that will
Fall 2022, A Season to Remember…
We have another NJ Girl's High School volleyball season in the books and it certainly was a season to remember. The crazy high seen on the faces of championship teams compared to several extreme lows of losing members of our
NJP’s Final Girl’s Player Rater for the 2022 Season
November 15, 2022 After a fantastic fall 2022 season, we have compiled the full season player rater highlighting every NJ volleyball player at the high school level. We will be showing many splits of this data by class, by conference, etc...
Final Standings for NJ Girl’s Varsity Volleyball
November 14, 2022 Here are the final analytical standings for the NJ Girl's High School varsity volleyball season for 2022.
Sixteen Public Sectional Group Winners Now Focus on Group Finals
November 9, 2022 The final 16 public schools are ready to go to battle on Thursday and Sunday to decide Overall Group Champions for the NJ Girls High School Volleyball 2022 season. Here are the sectional group winners and matchups by
Puzzle Pieces Populating as Sectional Finals Conclude
November 8, 2022 Sixteen Public high school volleyball teams have high hopes to be added to the grid below showing the 16 Sectional Public Group Champions by the end of the day. Three have already been decided on Monday with Bogota
Bracketology Update and Girl’s Blog, 11/5
November 5, 2022 Here is the latest NJ State Playoff Bracket update for all groups of high school girls volleyball for the Fall 2022 season. Our ratings are noted in each grid as NJP again pits its algorithm against the seeding
Bracketology Update, 11/4
November 4, 2022 Here is the latest NJ State Playoff Bracket update for all groups of high school girls volleyball for the Fall 2022 season. Our ratings are noted in each grid as NJP again pits its algorithm against the seeding
Girl’s Blog, 11/2
November 2, 2022 In Progress... stay tuned for new content... Let's start tonight with some individual accolades from the past few nights... Angelina Buhler and Ashanna Caviness combined for 24 kills in Bogota's straight set win over Kinnelon Monday night... Sabrina Arcilla
Girl’s Blog, 10/31
October 31, 2022 We will be updating this blog all day and tonight through the ringing doorbells for Halloween so check in for new content often... We evaluated the state playoffs groups in our last two nights blogs with the exception of
Girl’s Blog, 10/30
October 30, 2022 This blog will updated throughout the day today so stay tuned and check back in for new content... The way we have structured our blog posts this season, it may seem more difficult to navigate to a past article
Girl’s Blog, 10/29
October 29, 2022 BLOG IN PROGRESS... Check back as we updated our blog tonight for new content... State playoffs are underway and we will check in on team progress thus far as well as those who are now done for the 2022
Updated Ranking prior to State Tournament
October 28, 2022 Here are the updated rankings as of the evening prior to the state tournament starting...
NJP Player Rater for Regular Season as of Night before State Tourney
October 28, 2022 Here is the updated player rater as of the night before the state tournament start...
Corey Romanak Winds Down Brilliant Career as Girl’s Head Coach for Bridgewater-Raritan
October 23, 2022 We have seen and interacted with so many coaches over the years in both hockey and volleyball. Many are former players who bring a wealth of knowledge about the technical side of the game and instill this content
Girl’s Blog, 10/24
October 24, 2022 The cutoff for state playoffs was Saturday and the announcement of seedings for the state playoffs will be made tomorrow, Tuesday, October 25. Stay tuned for those announcements based on Power Points and see how they compare to
Girl’s Blog, 10/21
October 21, 2022 The semi-finals of the Bergen County Tournament occurred today with two sets of NJP top 10 teams battles to see who will reach the finals. Bogota defeated River Dell and Immaculate Heart wrecked Bergen Tech, both matches going
The NJ Volleyball Community Mourns Passing of JP Stevens Head Coach Anthony White
October 21, 2022 New Jersey is filled with many passionate coaches who help guide junior, youth, and high school level athletes and students to learn and excel at the sport of volleyball. Today, we celebrate the life and contributions to the
Girl’s Blog, 10/20
October 20, 2022 BLOG IN PROGRESS TONS of tourney action and late season regular season games on the schedule today as schools prepare for state playoffs. The state cutoff is Saturday and final seeds will be set by Tuesday. The season end
Girl’s Blog, 10/19
October 19, 2022 Blog in process... On tonight's scoreboard: The Morris County tournament is now down to just 2 teams. The Montville Mustangs improved to 16-3 on the season and powered by Roxbury in three sets. It was the 8th win a row
Girl’s Blog, 10/18
October 18, 2022 An abbreviated version of the blog tonight... The Shore conference is in full swing with quarterfinal round matches today. Southern downed Brick Township for the second night in a row and advanced to the final 4. They will take
Girl’s Blog, 10/17
October 17, 2022 We will updating this blog throughout the night so stay tuned for new content through 1AM... We are truly saddened by the news of the passing of one of our NJ high school head coaches yesterday. Anthony White from
Detailed Team Recaps
October 17, 2022 See below for Updated detailed team recaps through October 16, 2022...
Top 30 Mini-Rank Progression
October 16, 2022 Here are the progression so you can follow the algorithm over the week of the season to see who was considered the 30 best teams in NJ for that time period...
NJP Player Rater Update, 10/16
October 16, 2022 Here is the updated player rater for almost 3,500 players in NJ high school volleyball...
Group/Section Ranking Update for 10/16
October 16, 2022 Here is the updated group/section rankings as of 10/16 along with Power Point updates...
Analytical Standings Update for NJ HS Girls Volleyball, 10/16
October 16, 2022 Here are the updated analytical standings as of 10/16. We have added a column for opponents error rate on average which represents the percentage of points that come from unforced opponents errors. Comments welcome... Updated
Updated Statewide Rankings for NJ High School Girl’s Volleyball at 10-16-22
October 16, 2022 Here are the latest overall rankings for every girls high school varsity volleyball program in the state as of 10/16...
Girl’s Blog, 10/15
October 15, 2022 Blog in progress... updates will continue until 1AM... More tournament analysis below as we start to prepare for our big data launch tomorrow with fresh rankings, ratings, analytical standings, player rater, and much more... some of today's matches certainly
Girl’s Blog, 10/14
October 14, 2022 We will be updating the blog throughout the night so stay tuned for more content... The NJP Predictor has started off the night losing 3 games already. May be a tough one. If you see an analytically focused
NJP Predictor, 10/14
October 14, 2022 The NJP Predictor has kept up a wicked pace of 93% winners in its previous "prognostications" this season. It's highly doubtful that we can keep that pace and the laws of averages will catch us soon. Maybe Friday?
Girl’s Blog, 10/13
October 13, 2022 We will updating the blog as the night progresses so check back for new content through 1AM… It's a Thursday night in week five of the NJ high school girls volleyball season which means the schedule will be filled
Girl’s Blog, 10/12
October 12, 2022 This blog will be updated throughout the evening so check back for new content... The Southern Rams took down Donovan Catholic in a battle of undefeated teams in Manahawkin. The Griffins came out strong winning the first set
Girl’s Blog, 10/11
October 11, 2022 We will updating the blog as the night progresses so check back for new content through 1AM... We have been attempting to communicate and educate on proper score keeping techniques and definitions of each individual stat and how they
Player Rater by Conference as of 10/10
October 11, 2022 We have applied our overall player rater with a split by conference below. See how you stack up next to your rivals...
Girl’s Blog, 10/10
October 10, 2022 We will be updating this blog throughout the day and evening so stay tuned for new content... Here is the link to the updated NJP Ratings and Rankings as of 10-9... https://njpowerranking.com/2022/10/10/player-rater-update-10-10-22/ Here is the link to the NJP Player
Top 50’s, Per Set Player Stats
October 10, 2022 Here are the top 50 players in per set statistics for NJ girls high school volleyball as of October 10, 2022...
Player Rater Update 10/10/22
October 10, 2022 Here is the latest player rater update for NJ high school girls volleyball as of 10/10...
Analytical Standings Update, 10/9
October 10, 2022 Here is the latest update of analytical standings by division for all NJ high school girls volleyball teams as of October 9, 2022...
Overall Power Point Rankings through 10/9
October 9, 2022 Here are the updated Power Point rankings for all NJ high school girls volleyball teams as of 10/9...
NJP Overall Group Rankings, 10/9
October 9, 2022 Here are the NJP Overall Group Rankings for the NJ high school girls volleyball season as of October 9, 2022...
Ranking Update, 10/9
October 9, 2022 Here is the updated ranking through all games on October 9th for the NJ Girls High School Volleyball season...
Girl’s Blog, 10/8
October 8, 2022 It's been a "Super Saturday" of NJ high school girls volleyball with tournaments, quads, and 4 unbeaten teams being taken down for the first time this season. The Bergen County tournament is underway and under the spotlight as
Essex County Tournament Seed and Ranking Analysis
October 8, 2022 Here is the Essex County Tournament seed and ranking analysis at the time of seeding...
Bergen County Tournament Seed and Ranking Analysis
October 8, 2022 Here is the Bergen County Tournament seed and ranking analysis at the time of seeding...
Girl’s Blog, 10/7
October 7, 2022 Friday night in week 4 means a packed schedule, preparation for County tournaments and the start of tourney games, lots of senior nights, and of course many "Dig Pink" events supporting breast cancer fundraising and awareness. This time
Union County Tournament Seeding and Ranking
October 7, 2022 Here are the preliminary seeding and NJP ranking for the Union County tournament...
Girl’s Blog, 10-6
October 6, 2022 The NJP Predictor is having amazing success thus far on our second night of game predictions. Last Friday, the algorithm got tested for the first time and came through rather unscathed finishing 44-3. Tonight, with 17 games left
NJP Predictor for 10/6
October 6, 2022 NJP takes a shot at predicting the massive Thursday schedule (over 80 games) for this week... We fared well last Friday going 44-3. Hail to the algorithm. LOL. We will not be able to sustain anywhere near that rate
Girl’s Blog, 10/5
October 5, 2022 We will updating this blog as the night progresses so stay tuned for new content and additions... Of the 320 NJ high school girls volleyball teams, about 50 do not report on individual stats for their players. It leaves
Girl’s Blog, 10/4
October 4, 2022 We will updating this blog as the night progresses so stay tuned for new content and additions... Some big matches on the slate today that will bring better definition to seedings and top 20 rankings. The winds of change
Girl’s Blog, 10/3
October 3, 2022 We will updating this blog as the night progresses so stay tuned for new content and additions... Week 4 of the season is underway today. We continue to build awareness and collect information that gives insights into state playoff
Player Rater by Class Year, 10/2
October 2, 2022 Here is the NJP Player Rater sorted by Class Year...
Overall Player Rater, 10/2
October 2, 2022 Here is the latest Overall Player Rater as of 10/2/22:
Section/Group Rankings 10/2
October 2, 2022 Here are the group and sectional rankings for the 18 groups in the state of NJ. We have added power points to the presentation that will certainly reveal many differences between the NJP rankings and the PP calculations. Check
Updated Rating and Ranking for NJ High School Girl’s Volleyball 10/2/22
October 2, 2022 Here are the latest ratings and rankings for the NJ high school girl's volleyball season as of October 2, 2022. Many teams are closely rated so even though some teams rose or fell, the margin in the ratings
Game Table Update 10/2/22
Here is the "Game Table" presentation that includes simplified game results and scores from the NJ high school girls volleyball Fall season as of Sunday, October 2, 2022.
Girl’s Blog, 9/30
September 30, 2022 Trying to catch up on the last few days... We will be updating this blog through the night on Friday so stay tuned for additional content... We debut the NJP Predictor tonight. We have just under 60 games that we
NJP Predictor, 9-30
The Friday schedules are usually a bit lighter so we will debut the NJP Predictor tonight and plan to do this every Friday as the season continues (more if time allows). Based on the rating formula and algorithm, we put
Girl’s Blog, 9/28
September 28, 2022 Apologies to all of our fans. We expect be down a few days and hopefully back up by the weekend. The crew is dealing with a family health issue that is under control and getting better, but family
Player Rater by Class Year 09-26
September 26, 2022 Here is the player rater presentation broken out by class year (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior) as of September 26 for NJ high school girl's volleyball:
Girl’s Blog, 9/26
September 26, 2022 Here we go on week three of the NJ girls high school volleyball season. Lot's of learnings thus far on teams and players. And the algorithms will close in on a higher level of accuracy as more data
September 26, 2022 NJP takes a look at "Kill" stats for the NJ high school girl's volleyball 2022 season through September 25, 2022. Left side is overall kill leaders and right side is kills/set leaders.
Sectional/Group Rankings 9/26
Here are the updated Sectional/Group Rankings for the NJ HS Girl's Volleyball season. A few reminders about state playoffs... There is no requirements to enter the year-end tournament such as finishing with a winning record. The seeding will be established by
Updated Ranking for NJ Girl’s HS Volleyball 9-25, Computer Ranking #2
September 25, 2022 Here are the updated computer rankings for the NJ high school girl's volleyball season.
Analytical Standings – NJ Girl’s HS Volleyball Update
September 25, 2022 Here are the updated analytical standings for the NJ High School Girl's Volleyball season. We have made a few additions to the information disclosed for this version.
Game Table-Schedule & Results Update 092522
September 25, 2022 Here is the latest game table update as of Sunday, September 25.
Girl’s Blog, 9/24
September 24, 2022 It's Saturday! You know what that means... another updated rating and ranking will be out soon. Yay! It also means that another round of tournaments may be occurring so send in your info as they finish up. We
Girl’s Blog, 9/23
September 23, 2022 OK... you got us. We fell asleep at the wheel and didn't get through everything we wanted to cover last night. So let's jump right in. Stay tuned as we will be updating the blog all evening... Such a
Group & Section Rankings
September 23, 2022 We will be updating our rankings this weekend with the second computer ranking of the season. But we have laid out the sectional and groups based on the ranking of 9/18 to give you an idea of the
Girl’s Blog, 9/22
September 22, 2022 Top 25's in all overall stat categories at https://njpowerranking.com/2022/09/22/stat-leader-update-top-25s We will be updating our blog throughout the night so stay tuned to new content as it is added... Check out our new "NJP Faces of 2022" as we surprise a
Stat Leader Update – Top 25’s
September 22, 2022 Here is a quick update on the top 25 leaders in each of the 5 stat categories as of the morning of 9/22...
Girl’s Blog, 9/21
September 21, 2022 We will be updating our blog throughout the night so stay tuned to new content as it is added... Check out our new "NJP Faces of 2022" as we surprise a few more members of the NJ high school
School Team Mascots
September 21, 2022 Do you know every (well, almost every) mascot for every school team in NJ? We compiled a list to use as a table in our database and thought we would share it with the NJ volleyball community. We
Girl’s Blog, 9/20
September 20, 2022 As usual we will be updating our blog as the night progresses, so feel free to check back for new content... Let's jump right in to tonight's schedule... Monroe opened the season at 3-0 and looked impressive in their first
Game Analytics – Did you know?
September 20, 2022 Here are some analytics stats for you number crunching geeks that you might find informative and interesting... NJ Girls HS volleyball has played 766 total games through Monday night... Here is an analysis of games played per day on average... 439
Girl’s Blog, 9/19
September 19, 2022 We are well into our second week of girl's high school volleyball in New Jersey. We are starting to get a clearer picture of the standout teams who continue to build their case for higher rankings. We issued
NJP Player Rater 09/18
September 18, 2022 Here is the first NJP Player Rater for the 2022 season.
NJ HS Girl’s Volleyball Detailed Game Grid & Results
September 18, 2022 Here is an easy to read game table that shows score details as well league or non-league clarification. We will be presenting this information in a variety of ways this season but here is a dump. All comments
NJ Girls HS Analytical Standings as of 9/18
September 18, 2022 Here are the "Standings" as calculated on September 18, 2022...
NJP Computer Ranking #1 for Every Team in NJ- HS Girl’s Volleyball
September 18, 2022 Here is what our algorithm has revealed for the first ranking of the season. Many teams have only played a few games so this will be the most volatile ranking based on not a large sample size. But
Girl’s Blog, 9/17
September 17, 2022 Lots of tournaments today and we have some scattered information received thus far. Check it out below and help us fill in some of the blanks if you can. In regular season play... Big 5 match in South Jersey today
Girl’s Blog, 9/16
September 16, 2022 We will be updating our blog as the night goes on so check back for updates as the night progresses.... We did a "Stat Dump" tonight for leaders in all statistical categories as of 10PM this evening. Check it
Stat Dump 09-16-22 10PM
September 16, 2022 10PM Here are the leaders in all stat categories as of 10PM Friday night... Kills Blocks Digs Assists Aces
Girl’s Blog, 9/15
September 15, 2022 As always for 2022, we will continue to update this blog through the night so stay tuned for new content as the night progresses. Beware the ides of September... will it mean upsets? Injuries? (Heaven forbid). Lets see what
Girl’s Blog, 9/14
September 14, 2022 It's the last day of the first week of the season ... Or 7th day of the season... Or First Wednesday of the season... OK, we will shut up and get focused on volleyball! We will be updating
Girl’s Blog, 9/13
September 13, 2022 It was an incredible "First Tuesday" for the NJ Girls high school volleyball season. More upsets and outstanding performances... its been a great season thus far and we are not through the first week... we will continue to
Girl’s Blog, 9/12
September 12, 2022 What an amazing "First Monday" for the NJ Girls high school volleyball season. Lots going on tonight, major upsets, signature wins, and outstanding performances... so lets get to it... we will continue to update the blog as the
Cleary and Bautista combine forces to deal Williamstown first loss in over a year
September 12, 2022 The Williamstown Braves, who came off a very successful tournament weekend, fell for the first time in over a year as Washington Township asserted themselves as a top 10 candidate in NJ by defeating the Braves 2-1 Monday.
Girl’s Blog, 9/11
September 11, 2022 Continuing our tournament coverage from weekend one... Brick Memorial 2022 Mustang Invitational Toms River South won the tournament undefeated @ 11-0. Tough competition included the Wall Twp. and Brick Memorial teams. Brick Memorial upset Howell HS in the semi-final match
ELITE 80 #31 – Nina Cleary, Washington Township
September 11, 2022 Player quote: "Going into my junior year coming off an exciting season last year with a win in our conference division, our team has big goals we are determined to achieve this season. I am thrilled to get
9/11, 21 years later
9/11/2022 It's so hard to believe it is 21 years later. For all of our current high school volleyball players, the attacks on 9/11 were before your time. But for many of us who were so close to the days events,
Girls Blog, 9/10
September 10, 2022 We have now gotten through the first Saturday of the season which means we had some regular season games on the schedule as well as the first round of tournaments for the year. We will address both in
Girls Blog 9/9
September 9, 2022 At NJP, we believe high school sports are a privilege and every student who participates should get the opportunity to be recognized for their contribution to their teams success. In past years, the idea of paying to access
Girls Blog 9/8
September 8, 2022 The season is off an running! We all thought it would never get here but be careful, before you know it we will be figuring state playoff match-ups. We had some great matches on tap for opening night. What
Samiyah Explodes! Leads MKA to three set win over Verona
September 8, 2022 There was opening night fireworks as the Cougars from MKA got an amazing performance from senior outside Samiyah Abdur-Rahim, the NJP #2 player in their preseason ratings, to drive a three set win over league rival Verona. Over
Game Day Video
September 8, 2022NJP Game Day Video-GIRLS Surprisingly, most of the girls we have interviewed talk about their pre-game routine and using 80’s metal to warm-up to… who knew? So we chose a classic to combine with some video and pics of