SPARTA, NJ- The Randolph Lady Rams basketball team started their 2014-2015 campaign in exciting fashion, earning a 47-44 OT win against Sparta on Saturday Dec, 20. 

Kiera Cesareo led the Rams with 15 points on the game, followed by Jennie LaMancuso with 12 points, and Cynthia Meringer with 10 points.

It was a slow start for the Rams, as Sparta jumped out to a 16-7 first quarter lead.  Randolph closed the gap to two points at halftime, and continued their surge into the third.  After three quarters, Randolph had earned a 4 point lead. 

Sparta fought back and had the lead going into the final seconds when Randolph got a huge lift.  Courtney Whiting burried a buzzer beater to tie the game at 41, sending it to OT.  The Lady Rams used that momentum to prople them to a 6-3 run, securing the 47-44 win.