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Sparta Ice Hockey Faces Roxbury Twice in One Week

Jennifer Dericks

Sunday, December 8, 2013 • 11:04pm

SPARTA, NJ- Sparta High School Ice Hockey team faced off against Roxbury for a second time in a week on Saturday night.  The Monday night game was played at Mennen Arena where Roxbury dominated with a 7-1 win.

The Freshmen Erickson brothers worked together for the only Sparta goal.  Brendon scored on an assist from Connor.

Saturday night was a different story with the two teams remaining scoreless until 1:42 left in the third period.  With both teams down a man due to penalties, Roxbury put two in the net to win 2-0. 

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Ryan Bartholomew kept the team in the game blocking 39 shots.  Sparta had only nine attempts at the Roxbury goalkeeper. 

Sparta's league record is currently 1-3-0.  

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