New Jersey High School Basketball - St. Benedict's Prep fells Pope John XXIIIFebruary 5, 2013: Newark, NJ 07102
St. Benedict's Prep Gray Bees (Newark, NJ) backers were in high spirits Tuesday as they witnessed their basketball squad thwart the visiting Pope John XXIII (Sparta, NJ), 77-62 in a non-league bout.
With the win, St. Benedict's Prep upgrades its record to 22-1 on the season. The Gray Bees host Lawrenceville School (Lawrenceville, NJ) to face the Big Red in a Mid-Atlantic Prep A game on Wednesday, February 6. The Big Red enter the game with a record of 8-2.
With the defeat, Pope John XXIII moves to 11-6 on the year. The host Sparta (Sparta, NJ) to face the Spartans in a Northwest Jersey - National game on Thursday, February 7. The Spartans enter the game with a record of 13-2. Sparta won 70-42 in their recent non-league game against Newton (Newton, NJ)