Spartans start season strong



In high school girls’ basketball action, the Holy Spirit (Absecon) Spartans won its first two games of the season, defeating the Wildwood Catholic Crusaders 62-22 on Dec. 21, and the St. Joseph (Hammonton) Wildcats 46-32 on Dec. 23. Left, Holy Spirit’s Maria Mazur scores on a break-away layup, despite the best efforts of the Crusaders’ Kaci Youschak. Right, Holy Spirit’s Tenisha Mobley hits a long jumper over the outstretched hand of St. Joseph’s Jade Howard.

Photos by Alan M. Dumoff