SPARTA, NJ – It took one big inning for the Sparta High School softball team to beat Pope John on Monday. The Spartans scored all their runs in the fourth inning on the Lions home turf en route to a 10-8 victory.

Gretchen Bowie, Carolyn Jacobs Tatiana Estevan-Ingram and Kylie Wells each scored twice with Courtney McKenna and Paige Smith scoring once. 

Sparta is now 4-0 and ranked at the top of their league. They will host Parsippany Hills on Wednesday.