Sparta edges Jefferson on the hardwood


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  • Sparta Spartan Devon McIntyre in the midst of a shot while covered by Jefferson Falcon Steven Breeman. McIntyre scored four points. Photos by George Leroy Hunter




  • Jefferson Falcon Anthony Johnson with the ball in front of fans. Johnson scored five points.




  • Sparta Spartan Dante Joefield scored five points.




  • Battle beneath the board.




  • Sparta's Terrell Smith lines up a shot. Smith scored four points.




  • Jefferson's Steven Breeman advances the ball. Breeman scored a game-high 38 points, including sinking six 3-pointers.




  • Jefferson Falcon Joe Batelli (23) launches the ball from long range. Batelli scored eight points.




— Sparta High School defeated Jefferson Township High School in boys varsity basketball on Friday, January 20. The final score was 56-53. The game was played at Jefferson Township High School.

Dan Smith scored 13 points, Nick Lucas added 12, and Thomas Ferrera had 10 points to lead Sparta.

Steven Breeman scored a game-high 38 points, that included six 3-pointers for Jefferson.

Team records: Jefferson Falcons 7-6. Sparta Spartans 10-3.









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