SPARTA, NJ – Sparta boys basketball beat Wallkill Valley 62-35 in the second game of the double bill on Saturday.  After the girls won their quarterfinal game, the boys took theirs. 

It was a team effort with Spartans putting points on the board including three in double digits. 

Colby Plotts had 14 all from inside the paint.  Aidan Mastandrea had 11 with two 3-pointers, two 2-pointers and a foul shot.

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Mike Piwko put up 10.  Luke Szabo, Dean Alkovic, Luke Kopco, Matt Silvey, Rasir Scott and Nick Capeci all scored in the game to get them to the semifinals. 

Number two seed Sparta will host third seed Hunterdon Central on Saturday February 22.  It will be another “twofer” with the girls playing their semifinal game on the same day.

Sparta takes the top seed in the NJSIAA North 1, Group 3 first round game against 16 seed West Essex on Monday, March 2 at 7 p.m.