Kate Herlihy of Middle Township High School is the latest CoastSportsToday.com Female Athlete of the Week.
A junior guard on the girls basketball team, Herlihy scored 53 points over her last two games. She netted 26 points and also had three assists and two steals in the Lady Panthers’ 55-52 loss to Saddle River Day, one of the top teams in the state, on Monday. On Wednesday’s, Herlihy sank six three-point shots, scored 27 points, gathered 10 rebounds and dished five assists in a 54-37 win over Our Lady of Mercy Academy.
Herlihy has helped Middle Township to an 11-2 record through 13 games.