Margaret Mace girls honored at council meeting

The Margaret Mace varsity girls basketball team was honored Monday, March 21 for racking up a 42-0 record over the last two seasons.

NORTH WILDWOOD – Look out, UConn Women Huskies, the Margaret Mace School varsity girls basketball team might be the next team to record 100-plus victories.

Mayor Patrick Rosenello and North Wildwood City Council honored the girls basketball team at their March 21 meeting. The team has compiled a 42-0 record over the past two seasons.

Rosenello presented individual team members and the coaching staff with copies of a proclamation commending the Falcons, who have “demonstrated superlative athletic ability, effort, and self-discipline, as evidenced by their accomplishments and success highlighted by capturing back-to-back victories in the Scoop Taylor Tournament, the Island Tournament, the Optimist Tournament, Atlantic Cape Jr. High Division 4 Champions, and two undefeated seasons with a 42-0 record.”

The individual team members include Marianna Papazoglou, Imene Fathi, Elizabeth Buckwald, Leah Benichou, Morgan Delaney, Ruby Taylor, Riley Kane, Torence Gallo, Haley DiSomma, Shayna Carter, Rickii Davis, and Maya Benichou.

The team was coached by Jean Golden and Liz Golden. The team manager is Holly Turner.

Rosenello presented the coaches with a framed proclamation for the school to post.

Coach Jean Golden said the Falcon girls had made, “Team history, school history, and the history of the town.”

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