ROCKAWAY, NJ – The Sparta girls soccer team won co-championship of the Northwest Jersey Atlantic Conference, American League on Thursday afternoon. The Spartans tied Morris Hill, 1-1, making them co-champions. 

Sparta’s season record of 15-3-1 bested Morris Hills of 11-5-3. When the teams met in the regular season, Sparta beat Morris Hills 4-3.

Sparta’s Daniella Montesano scored in the first half on an assist from Carly Seeland. 

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Sparta’s keeper Julia Flake was in net holding on for the win.

"The girls kept up their intensity throughout the game and met their goal of winning a division title for the first time in 15 years.  I am so proud of them," said Coach Jamie Barker.

On Saturday, the girls will play Hunterdon Central in the final round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament. This will be the first time Sparta girls’ soccer is to be represented in the tri-county tournament finals.