PARSIPPANY, NJ- Sparta boys and girls cross country teams competed in a meet against Morris Knolls and Roxbury at Greystone Park on September 10.

The girls finished ahead of Morris Knolls and lost by three to Roxbury.  The boys lost to both schools.

Girls:

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Genesis Sanchez took first in the 5000 Meter run against Morris Knolls and third against Roxbury.  Against Morris Knolls Madison O’Hare, Erin Takach and Michelle Scaglione finished fourth, fifth and sixth and fifth, sixth and seventh against Roxbury.  Marina O’Hare and Laura Johnson finished eighth and ninth against Morris Knolls and ninth and tenth against Roxbury.

Sparta girls bested Morris Knolls by nine points and were edged out by three to Roxbury.

Boys:

Against Morris Knolls, Chris Pierson finished third, James Bates finished fifth, Andrew Stefancik finished seventh and Anthony Del Coro finished 10.

Against Roxbury Pierson and Bates took third and fourth. Stefancik took 10th.

The teams will compete again on Tuesday at Central Park in Morristown.