First State Softball Polls Released

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its first state softball poll of 2019, one that included four Catholic schools from the archdiocese.

Here is the list:

Class AA: 3-Moore Catholic-CHSAA, 19-St. Joseph by-the-Sea-CHSAA

Class A: 19-Our Lady of Lourdes-NYSPHSAA

Class B: 19-Albertus Magnus-NYSPHSAA


Final State Basketball Polls

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its final high school state basketball polls for the 2018-2019 season.

Here is how schools in the archdiocese fared:


Class AA: 9-Stepinac, 10-Cardinal Hayes, 16-St. Raymond, 27-Mount St. Michael

Class A: 7-Msgr. Farrell, 13-Fordham Prep

Class B: 14-Regis


Class AA: 7-Ursuline, 8-Msgr. Scanlan

Class A: 6-Cardinal Spellman, 13-Msgr. McClancy

Spellman Falls in Federation Semifinal

The Cardinal Spellman High School girls basketball team suffered a 70-60 loss to Staten Island Academy in a Class A state federation semifinal at the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls on Friday.

Jada Rogers scored 18 points for the Pilots, the CHSAA champions who finish their season at 22-7 overall. In 2019, Cardinal Spellman won its first CHSAA state title in 20 years and fourth overall.

Staten Island Academy, the AISAA champion, will play NYSPHSAA champion Pittsford Mendon at 4:45 p.m. Saturday for the state federation title.