MENDHAM, NJ - In a tightly contested battle and the closest match of Sparta's season, the Spartans fall just short to Mendham, 149-160. Jack Simon was tied for first place with two Mendham players with a score of 35 but that was not enough for the team to keep their undefeated season alive. t
Jimmy Apostolico finished three strokes off the lead with a score of 38. Besides Simon and Apostolico, Mendham had five of the top seven players.
The Mendham Golf and Tennis club was a new course to Sparta this season and that played a factor in Tuesday's match. James Lynch and Jack Maloney finished nine shots back and CJ Matthews finished 14 shots back.
Ryan Heraghty and Colin Peters were the two Mendham players that tied for first place.
Sparta falls to 4-1. They are back on the golf course on Thursday against Lenape Valley.