New Jersey High School Basketball - St. Rose over Freehold Township
(February 15, 2008: Belmar, NJ 07719) Fans at Friday's non-league challenge between the St. Rose Purple Roses (Belmar, NJ) and the visiting Freehold Township Patriots (Freehold, NJ), saw St. Rose's basketball squad knock off Freehold Township by a score of 50-34.
With the victory, St. Rose improves its record to 22-9 on the campaign. The Purple Roses host Neptune (Neptune, NJ) to battle the Scarlet Fliers in a non-league challenge on Wednesday, February 20. The Scarlet Fliers come into the challenge with a record of 17-5. Neptune lost 67-48 in their recent league challenge against Freehold Boro (Freehold, NJ)
Next up, the Patriots battle the East Brunswick Bears (East Brunswick, NJ) in a non-league challenge, on Monday, February 25. Freehold Township will attempt to improve on its 15-9 season record. The Bears come into the challenge with a 12-10 record after their 51-30 non-league loss to New Brunswick (New Brunswick, NJ).