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Maria Palarino nets 1,000th career point for St. Francis (N.Y.)

Bill Beckner Jr.
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Maria Palarino became the 17th player in St. Francis Brooklyn women’s basketball history to score 1,000 career points.

The 5-foot-10 senior guard out of Penn-Trafford took a cross-lane pass and made a scooping, left-handed layup off the glass with 3:02 left in the second quarter Monday night to reach the milestone in a 78-75 loss to Mount St. Mary’s in Emmitsburg, Md.

Palarino finished with 16 points and seven rebounds at Knott Arena, shooting 6 of 10 from the field in 26 minutes.

For the season, she is averaging 9.2 points and 6.2 rebounds while shooting 50 percent (68 of 136) in 20 games for the Terriers (11-9, 5-3 NEC).

Bill Beckner is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Bill at [email protected] or via Twitter @BillBeckner.