SPARTA, NJ – The second seed Sparta boys basketball team lost to number three Hunterdon Central 57-47 on Saturday in the tri-county tournament semifinal round.  Aidan Mastandrea had 19 points, including six free throws and three rebounds.

Dean Alkovic had nine points.  Mike Piwko added seven points and pulled down six rebounds.  Luke Szabo, Mike McGovern and Colby Plotts all put points on the board. 

On Wednesday the seniors were honored before the game against Delbarton. Mastandrea, Piwko and Rasir Scott were joined by their families at center court to be recognized.

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The boys have the top seed in the NJSIAA North 1, Group 3 tournament.  They will host 16 seed West Essex on Monday, March 2 at 7 p.m.

Editor's Note: Senior Night photos and Delbarton game by student Tessa Gori