SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School wrestling team hosted their second match of the week on Thursday, beating High Point 36-31.
Sparta took the highest weight classes with two pins, a forfeit and a decision in the closely fought contest.
132 lbs Garrett Stewart won a major decision 14-5
170 lbs Paddy Finnegan won a 4-0 decision
182 lbs Mike Freeman pinned his High Point opponent at 5:03
220 lbs Billy Loewen got the forfeit
285 lbs Zach Herbert dominated with a pin in :51
Herbert has 10 wins in 11 trips to the mat; seven of those wins are by pin. Of the seven pins this season four came in less than one minute. His only loss came in a 5-4 decision against North Hunterdon’s Charles Tordik.
Sparta has a 5-5 record so far this season.