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Sparta High School Volleyball Splits Two Games in Two Days

Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Sparta High School volleyball Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks
Credits: Jennifer Dericks

SPARTA, NJ – It’s been a busy week for the Sparta High School volleyball team.  They dropped the game against Mount Olive on Tuesday 2-0 after winning against Montville on Monday 2-0.

In the main gym at Sparta the girls lost the first match 25-11.  They came back in the second, putting up a good fight with extended rallies but they were not able to pull it out, losing 25-16.

Paige Smith had five kills and eight digs, a number of them had her diving onto the floor to keep the Spartan’s alive.  Erin Scott was tough at the net with four kills, three assists and two blocks. 

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Michelle Scaglione contributed with an ace from the service line.

On Monday, everything went Sparta’s way as they won in two matches.  Their serve was on; Smith had four aces, Scott had two and Scaglione three to seal the win.

They Spartans also dominated with Smith nailing 10 kills, Scott drove home seven, Scaglione got five and Morgan Saulys had four.  Talia Smith was credited with 15 assists. 

The girls will host Morris Hills on Saturday.  Their season record stands at 2-2.

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