New Jersey High School Basketball - St. Rose can't hold off Red Bank Catholic
(February 17, 2008: Red Bank, NJ 07701) The St. Rose Purple Roses basketball team (Belmar, NJ), was nudged 48-45 in Sunday's non-league battle with the host Red Bank Catholic Caseys (Red Bank, NJ)
The Caseys now possess a 19-5 record. They play next when they travel to St. John-Vianney for a Shore A - Central battle on Tuesday, February 19. Red Bank Catholic will meet a Lancers team coming off a 56-47 non-league win over Freehold Boro (Freehold, NJ). The Lancers record now stands at 22-3.
The Purple Roses (22-10) will now prepare for their battle against Neptune (Neptune, NJ). The Scarlet Fliers come into the non-league battle with a 17-5 record. In their last battle, Neptune was nudged by Freehold Boro (Freehold, NJ), 67-48, in a league battle.