SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta boys basketball team took down Pope John on Wednesday 79-52.  The tone was set from the start with Sparta going up 17-2 in just the first quarter.  Sparta nearly doubled that in the second quarter dropping in 30 points, holding the Lions to 16. 

Aidan Mastandrea was unstoppable under the basket and from three point land.  He had five 2-pointers, four 3-pointers and a foul shot.

Mike Piwko had 14 point in the outing with four from the foul line.

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Mike McGovern had nine, all 3’s.  Matt Silvey added eightIt was a total team effort with 10 Spartans .  putting points on the board. Rasir Scott, Luke Szabo, Colby Plotts, Dean Alkovic, Peyton Trent and Jack Dolan all scored.

The 7-3 Sparta boys team will host Morristown on Friday at 7 p.m.