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Point Beach Squeaks by St. Rose in Girls Basketball

Mabrey scores 35 in Beach win

Marina Mabrey scored 35 points as Point Pleasant Beach beat St. Rose 69-68 in a game that came down to the final second.

Mabrey's teammate, Katelynn Flaherty scored 21 on Thursday night.

St. Rose led through much of the first half on the strength of their 3-point shooting but PPB rallied to take a 35-33 lead at the break. Cindy Napolitano of St. Rose hit on six 3-point shots to score 18 points. Teammate Sarah Kurtz scored 19. 

ppbbasketballmom January 26, 2013 at 09:25 PM
I don't care why they came here but thank God they are on our team. Nice to see point beach getting players from other towns/etc the past few years. Boys team doing so well still...local kids playing and fitting in nicely too.
Eugene B. {at the Beach} January 26, 2013 at 10:46 PM
What a season the "Beach HS" is having. Try to make a game and see these talented young players. "Keep up the good work kids".
ppbbasketballmom January 26, 2013 at 11:09 PM
Yes this is like once in a lifetime stuff going on!
lorraine motto January 27, 2013 at 05:26 PM
girls basketball AWESOME that 22 rocks
Gull January 28, 2013 at 04:24 AM
What? Local kids playing...shouldn't they be playing??? Fitting in nicely too! What is this supposed to mean? If they are local kids why would they have to fit in. They are local kids from here. Shouldn't it be the other way around. The new kids that chose to come to the "Beach" are fitting in with the local kids.
clam digger January 28, 2013 at 01:05 PM
Yes, how many times will you get kids to transfer from other programs to play wherever they choose without penalty....oh wait that can happen every year at the Beach.... Feel bad for kids that put the time into these programs only to have players show up in their Jr or Senior year for a shot at a championship...tough to get behind a program doing this way....Boys and Girls
A Resident January 28, 2013 at 05:36 PM
NJSIAA rules. Don't like them...fight em. People want the "School Choice" programs...but when a parent makes the choice to send their kids to a different school...they get bashed for doing it. Interesting concept.
tJ January 29, 2013 at 12:01 PM
The process and fight was a waste of time. NJSIAA ruled based on all these parents moving into the town by renting for their kids or others living with a resident that lives in the town already.... guidance from our school system. There is no "School Choice" programs....Where is the choice or fair to those who actually own, pay taxes in this town? It is not worth owning in this town. Everyone should just pay rent.
tJ January 29, 2013 at 12:03 PM
Oh.... Yes, there is a lot of stuff going on!
Bird January 29, 2013 at 08:10 PM
Go Gulls!
Smith March 02, 2013 at 03:30 AM
Which Gulls are you talking about? The two transferred girls who don't even live here. If any one caught the SCT game It says it all on how the season has been going...The Coach and School should be really proud....I feel bad for the rest of the team. @Clam digger, So True....It is very hard to support and get behind this program and what they have allowed and still allow. Everyone knows what is going on, west of Point Pleasant Beach, North of Point Pleasant Beach, even South of Point Pleasant Beach.

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