SPARTA, NJ – The rain finally stopped for the Sparta girls’ soccer team to take on Vernon on Friday afternoon at Station Park. Sparta beat Vernon in overtime 3-2.
Cayleigh Glew and Kelly Carolan each scored in regular time with assists from Taylor Nolan. It was Nolan who finally ended the game with a goal in the second overtime period.
Jackie Dowd had seven saves.
Sparta is not a stranger to overtime this season with a game ending in a tie against Pope John on Wednesday, making that three ties for the season. Sparta’s record is 8-8-3.