Posted On: 02/27/21 11:00 PM

After a spectacular 8-1 start to its 2021 season, Marlboro girls basketball has been forced to shut down for the rest of the season due to Covid-19.

The Mustangs won’t be able to participate in this season’s Shore Conference tournament, but what this program was able to accomplish over the past month was its best start to a season since going 7-1 to start the 2013-14 season.

Marlboro’s 0.889 winning percentage ranks among the best in program history and this season saw three players put up double-figure scoring averages.

Junior guard Dani Schlesinger Dani Schlesinger 5'9" | CG Marlboro | 2022 State NJ led the team in scoring, averaging 13.0 PPG and not far behind was senior guard Sammy Jay, who averaged 11.9 PPG and senior forward/center Jessica Riepe, who averaged 11.0 PPG.

The three combined to average 35.9 PPG for the Mustangs, who averaged 56.1 PPG on offense and 58.5 PPG in its eight wins this season.

On the defensive side of the ball, Marlboro held opponents to 37.1 PPG and had four games this season where the Mustangs didn’t allow 30 points in a game and two where opponents scored less than 20 points.

If you wanted any more proof that Marlboro was among the best

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