Spartans rally stalls in loss to Voorhees Vikings in quarterfinal round


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  • Photos by George Leroy Hunter A Sparta Spartan and a Voorhees Viking reach for the ball during the tip-off to start the game Saturday in Sparta.




  • Sparta's Dante Joefield leaps with the ball towards the hoop during a shot in the first period. Joefield scored eleven points.




  • A Sparta defender makes contact with a Voorhees ball handler.




  • Sparta's Aidan Mastandrea moves the ball while covered by Voorhees' Wade Albore in the second period. Mastandrea scored eight points.




  • Sparta's Jake Vreeland moves the ball towards the hoop in the second period. Vreeland scored five points.




  • Voorhees' Eric Schroeter handles the ball on the court. Schroeter scored 17 points.




  • Sparta's Jack Cavanaugh dribbles the ball between to defenders. Cavanaugh scored a game high 19 points.




  • Sparta's Alex Podolski lifts the ball towards the hoop during a shot. Podolski scored six points.



Voorhees High School (Lebanon Township, N.J.) defeated Sparta High School in boys varsity basketball on Saturday, Feb. 10. The final score was 54-53. The Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament, Quarterfinal Round took place at Sparta High School in Sparta Township.

Eric Schroeter scored 17 points and had the game-winning points off a three-point play to lead seventh-seeded Voorhees to a victory.

Kyle Kokoski added 13 points and Matt Kroll and Joey Capone chipped in eight points apiece for Voorhees.

Jack Cavanaugh scored 19 points and Dante Joefield finished with 11 for second-seeded Sparta.

Voorhees will play sixth-seeded North Hunterdon in the semifinals scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 17 in Warren Hills.

Team records: Sparta Spartans 12-5; Voorhees Vikings 16-3.







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