Spartans defeat Wolfpack on gridiron


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  • In the second half the West Morris Central Wolfpack perform a hand-off play as Sparta Spartans encroach. Photos by George Leroy Hunter




  • West Morris Central ball carrier Adam Smith moves through an opening in the second half.




  • Sparta defenders take down a West Morris Central ball carrier in the second half.




  • Sparta quarterback Kenny Oelkers is taken down in the second half. Oelkers scored one rushing touchdown.




  • Sparta's Reed McCall executes an extra point kick in the second half.




  • West Morris Central ball carrier Jack Dipietro is tripped up by a Sparta defender during a kick return.




  • A West Morris Central ball carrier is set upon by Sparta defenders.




  • A West Morris Central pass is intercepted by Sparta cornerback Nick Broccoletti late in the fourth quarter.




— Sparta High School defeated West Morris Central High School (Morris County, N.J.) in varsity football on Saturday September 15, 2018. The final score was 16-7. The game took place at Sparta High School in Sparta.

Austin Castorina rushed for 88 yards and one touchdown for Sparta. Quarterback Kenny Oelkers rushed for 31 yards and one touchdown. Linebackers Sam Bushey and Jhordin Griffin achieved two sacks apiece.

Anthony Ruggiero scored on a 3-yard touchdown run with 8:34 left in the third quarter for West Morris Central. Quarterback and kicker Joey Spano successfully executed the extra point kick.

Team records: Sparta Spartans 2-1. West Morris Central Wolfpack 1-1.










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