May 21, 2014 at 2:00 AM
SPARTA, NJ-The Sparta Diamonds 12B Travel Softball Team were the winners of the annual Safe at Home Tournament hosted by Tenafly Recreation. Tournament pitchers included Emily Jacobs (1-1), Olivia O'Hearn (3-0), and Maya Tomko (2-0).
The Diamonds beat Lincoln Park 6-3 after 10 full innings in the final game where O'Hearn hurled for 16 strikeouts during that outing.
The players are Olivia Bouma-Hannam, Lizzi Botta, Alyssa Garcia, Emily Jacobs, Lexi Lopresti, Ashton Martini, Bridget McNally, Kenzie Merwin, Olivia O'Hearn, Maya Tomko, Stephanie Villar, The manager is Joe Jacobe. The team is coached by Jason Villar and Chris Hannam. The assistant coaches were Chris Merwin and Rich Tomko.