ROCKAWAY, NJ – The fourth grade Sparta PAL Youth Basketball team took home the top prize in the Lakeland Midget Basketball League championships. On Sunday, March 4 the boys played at Morris Hills High School beating Randolph 32-27.
The boys had a “thrilling run” in the final two minutes of the game, putting up eight unanswered pointes for the exciting win, according to Head Coach Dave Shagawat.
The fourth grade boys walked through the playoffs taking down Long Valley in the quarterfinals and Lenape Valley in the semifinals to get the championship game.
Earning the big trophy caps off an undefeated season for the boys and Coache Shagawat and Assistant Coach Jeff Kopco.