Sparta edges Lenape in field hockey


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  • Lenape Valley Patriots and Sparta Spartans maneuver near the goal post in the first period. Photos by George Leroy Hunter




  • Lenape Valley's Gianna Acquavella steers the ball with Sparta's Lauren Groff right behind her.




  • Lenape Valley Patriots stand ready to defend their goal.




  • Sparta's Stephanie Villar swinging the stick as Lenape Valley's Jayna Rode reaches in.




  • Lenape Valley goalkeeper Saige Berkowicz stands guard in front of the goal post. Berkowicz blocked 13 shots.




  • Sparta's Caroline Kepler uses her stick to pull the ball away from Lenape Valley's Gianna Acquavella.




  • Players battle for the ball in front of the Lenape Valley goal post.




Sparta High School defeated Lenape Valley Regional High School (Stanhope) in varsity field hockey on Monday, October 16, 2017. The final score was 1-0. The game took place at Sparta High School in Sparta.

The Sparta Spartans wore white and pink jerseys in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October).

Sparta's Allie McGuire scored the lone goal off an assist from teammate Audrey Krajieck. Sparta goalkeeper Angela Elzind blocked 2 shots. Lenape Valley goalkeeper Saige Berkowicz blocked 13 shots.

Team records: Lenape Valley Patriots 5-8-1. Sparta Spartans 5-12.









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