NEWTON, NJ – The Newton girls soccer team defeated Sparta on Saturday 2-1.  The girls were tied 1-1 going into the half.  The Braves got the lead and kept in through the second half.

Olivia Buckley and Blalise Vallorosi got passed the Spartan keeper assisted by Taylor Squires and Jessie Brannick. 

Kate Mazzella scored the only Spartan goal.  S Rode stopped eight Braves shots. 

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Braves’ goalie Carolina Fox had seven saves. 

Newton’s record moves to 3-2-1.  They will play at High Point on Tuesday with a 4 p.m. start.