SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School field hockey edged out Pope John on Monday at home by a score of 2-1.

In the heat the Spartans goalie Angela Elzind made 11 saves.  Bella Tracy and Jillian VanFleet each got past the Lions goalie Ciera Smith.  Hope Nafis assisted on both goals.

Sparta has had a rough season so far as reflected in their 2-7 record.  They host Morristown on Wedneday.