SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta girls adds another game to the win column after a 62-36 finish over North Warren. Brynn McCurry put together a triple double with 23 points, 20 rebounds and 10 assists, according to coach Catherine Wille.
Sparta had control of the game from the start, with 19 points in the first quarter. North Warren put up a flurry of shots in the second quarter but it was not enough to close the gap with the Spartans up 36-20 at the half.
Sophomore McCurry had five from inside the paint, three 3-pointers and sunk four foul shots. She has 321 points so far in the pandemic abbreviated season.
Ally Sweeney, also a sophomore made it look easy dropping in five from 3-point territory. Sweeney had 17 points on her home court.
Bailey Chapman had an eight point game and Alexa Acker added six.
The team honored senior Emma Cilli with shirts and balloons.
Cilli said she attributed the team’s successful season to “chemistry for sure.” She said the team members had all signed a coronavirus contract that they would self-quarantine, only spending time with each other.
Cilli said she will be headed to James Madison University in the fall where she will pursue a degree in nursing.
The girls have a busy week beginning on the road against Randolph on Monday. On Wednesday they will host Pope John. Wille said they will be facing number 11 -Immaculate Heart Academy in Washington Township.
The coach said she was able to schedule a rematch against Morris Catholic for next week. The Crusaders were the Spartan’s only loss for the season, by just three points.