SPARTA, NJ – It was a close volleyball match on Wednesday afternoon. In the main gym at Sparta High School the Spartans lost to the Pope John Lions 2-1.
The first set went to Pope John by a wide margin of 16-25. Sparta returned the favor in the second by a score of 25-15. The third set went down to the wire with Pope John coming out ahead 27-25.
For Sparta, Maggi Jent had 10 kill shots and four digs. It was Jenny Newton that kept Sparta in the third set. Newton had a match total of 45 assists.