St. Raymond Still Third in State Poll

St. Raymond is ranked third for a second consecutive week in the New York State Sportswriters Association’s Class AA boys basketball poll.

Long Island Lutheran is No. 1, followed by Brentwood.

Joining St. Raymond as CHSAA archdiocese schools in the state poll are Cardinal Hayes, Class AA, No. 7; Mount St. Michael, Class AA, No. 20; St. Peter’s, Class AA, No. 24; Fordham Prep, Class A, No. 9; Msgr. Farrell, Class A, No. 12; Xavier, Class A, No. 16; and Regis, Class B, No. 25.


Cardinal Hayes Wins Track Title

Cardinal Hayes High School captured the CHSAA NY/BQ boys championship at The Armory Track and Field Center in Manhattan on Sunday.

Cardinal Hayes finished with 31.5 points, followed by Iona Prep with 29.5 points.

Notre Dame Academy was the top archdiocese finisher in the girls division, taking third place with 26 points.

Individual winners from the archdiocese:


CHSAA NY/BQ — 300: Jahlahnee Watkins (Cardinal) Hayes) 34.58; 600: 1-Colin Hall (Regis) 1:23.28; 1000: 1-Christopher Paxis (Msgr. Farrell) 2:39.52; 1600: 1-Pedro Bravo (Iona Prep) 4:24.66; 3200: 1-Niall Ryan (Fordham Prep) 9:40.45; 800 relay: 1-Cardinal Hayes 1:31.27; 1600 relay:L St. Joseph by-the-Sea 3:30.66; 3200 relay: 1-Msgr. Farrell 8:18.08; Long jump: 1-Jahlahnee Watkins (Cardinal Hayes) 22-0; Shot: 1-Joseph Medina (Xavier) 46-7.

CHSAA NY — 55: 1-Nazir Hibbert (Stepinac) 6.64; 300: 1-Jahlahnee Watkins (Cardinal Hayes) 34.4; 400: 1-Rick Masters (St. Joseph by-the-Sea) 51.03; 800: 1-Pedro Bravo (Iona Prep) 1:59.2; 55 hurdles: 1-Chase Lombardo (Iona Prep) 8.08; 800 relay: 1-Cardinal Hayes 1:31.65;


CHSAA NY/BQ — 1500: 1-Giovanna Comerford (Notre Dame Academy) 4:54.20.


CYO Family Day at Iona

CYO New York is presenting CYO Family Day at Iona College when the Gaels women’s basketball team hosts defending Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion Quinnipiac at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Free tickets are limited and must be RSVP. Click here to learn more and order tickets.

The final CYO Family Day is for an Iona men’s game against Niagara at 1 p.m. Feb. 10. Click here to learn more and order tickets.

St. Raymond, Cardinal Hayes step up in sportswriters state basketball poll

St. Raymond and Cardinal Hayes are ranked third and fourth, respectively, in the state Class AA boys basketball poll released by the New York State Sportswriters Association.

St. Raymond was sixth, and Cardinal Hayes was seventh in last week’s pool. Cardinal Hayes helped its cause by beating then No. 2 Bishop Loughlin, now ranked sixth.

Other ranked CHSAA programs from the archdiocese are:

CLASS AA — No. 23 Mount St. Michael, No. 24 St. Peter’s

CLASS A — No. 10 Fordham Prep, No. 24 Msgr. Farrell