Msgr. Farrell Starts Year at 8-0

The Msgr. Farrell High School baseball team has started the 2017 season with eight consecutive wins, entering today’s game at the College of Staten Island against St. Joseph by-the-Sea.

The Lions pitching staff has given up only 18 runs in the eight games, helping the team gain a No. 3 ranking among New York City schools in the New York State Sportswriters Association poll.

Kennedy Catholic Plays 3 in 4 Days

The John F. Kennedy Catholic High School baseball team is playing three home games in four days after opening the week with a win over Archbishop Stepinac on Monday.

The Gaels (6-2) host Salesian on Wednesday, Stepinac on Thursday and Archbishop Molloy on Saturday. The Salesian game begins at 4:15 p.m. while Kennedy Catholic’s games with Stepinac and Molloy are 4 p.m. starts.


Moore Catholic Ranks Sixth in State

The Moore Catholic High School softball team is ranked sixth in this week’s Class AA New York State Sportswriters Association poll after winning its first six games to start the season and outscoring its opponents, 84-10 .

Moore Catholic, which sits in first place in Staten Island’s AA Division, hosts Notre Dame Academy for a divisional battle on Thursday.



Tickets Available for CYO Club of Champions Dinner on May 2

Tickets are still available for the 81st Annual CYO Club of Champions Tribute dinner — presented by Catholic Youth Organization and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York — at the Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan on Tuesday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m.

This year’s honorees are George Pyne, Founder and CEO of Bruin Sports Capital (Gold Medal Award); Ben McAdoo, New York Giants Head Coach (John V. Mara Sportsman of the Year Award); Caron Butler, former NBA All-Star (Terence Cardinal Cooke Humanitarian Award); Sean Kilpatrick, Brooklyn Nets (CYO Hometown Hero), and Eric LeGrand, inspirational collegiate athlete and author (Spirit of CYO Award).

Read here to reserve tickets and learn more about the event.

CHSAA Selects All-League Girls Basketball Players

The CHSAA girls basketball coaches and athletic directors just released their all-league teams.

Here are the honorees:

A Division: First team – Devyn Elliott (Cardinal Spellman), Kaitlyn Downey (Maria Regina), Chanell Williams (Msgr. Scanlan), Patricia Conroy (St. Joseph Hill), Gia Esposito (St. Joseph by-the Sea). Second team – Kerri Deans (Cardinal Spellman), Kateri Poole (Msgr. Scanlan), Reileigh Wheeler (Moore Catholic), Kayla Ferris (Notre Dame Academy), Gianna Kroczynski (St. John Villa), Brianna Robisky (St. Joseph by-the Sea).

B Division: First team — Kayla Villegas (Aquinas), Raquel Hudson (Cathedral), Emma Dronzek (Sacred Heart), Kelly Carlo (Sacred Heart), Ailish Gonney (St. Catharine Academy), Samantha Salvador (St. Vincent Ferrer). Second team — Kira Villegas (Aquinas), Cymiah Patterson (Cathedral), Eileen Woods (Notre Dame School), Rosella Harris (St. Barnabas), Jessica Celzo (St. Barnabas), Donjeta Prelvulaj (St. Catharine Academy), Brier Mead (St. Vincent Ferrer).