SPARTA, NJ - Sparta High School's varsity baseball team won its first-round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Group 3 tournament. It was Kevin Fould's game. Foulds pitched a shutout against River Dell and had the only score of the game with a home run for the victory.
TJ Estanislau went two for three with a double. Nick Mankowitz, Thomas Ruddy and Austin Unglaub all had hits, but none were able to cross the plate.
Foulds had 10 strikeouts and allowed only three hit and one walk.
Sparta (16-6) will travel to Montville on May 22 for the next round of playoffs.