Photos by Mario Palomo The Sparta U9 team welcomed Randolph on Sunday at Station Park. After a shaky start, the Spartans trailed the visitors 2-0 at the end of the first half. The locals recovered their pace and shortened the lead with a goal early in the second half. A disputed free kick sealed the Spartans chances of recovery and gave the visitors the game with a final score of 3-1. In top photo, Joelle Fusco, a member of the Sparta U9 soccer team, competes for the ball.