Mets Pick Kennedy Catholic Grad

The New York Mets selected John F. Kennedy Catholic High School graduate Gavin Garay in the 26th round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday.

Garay, who lives in LaGrange in Dutchess County, was a sophomore first baseman this spring for St. Petersburg College, a two-year college in Florida. He hit .357 with five home runs, 40 RBI, six stolen bases and 29 runs scored.

You can follow the New York players being selected here.

Msgr. Farrell, Iona Prep Playing for CHSAA AA Championship

They meet again.

The Msgr. Farrell and Iona Prep baseball teams will meet for a second consecutive year for the CHSAA AA Championship.

The two teams are playing at St. John’s University at 7:30 tonight. If Msgr. Farrell, the Lions win a second title in three years. If Iona Prep wins, the Gaels and Lions will play Saturday for the championship.

Iona Prep beat Fordham Prep, 4-1, on Thursday to earn a spot in the championship game. Msgr. Farrell last played on Monday when it defeated Fordham Prep, 8-0, in the winners’ bracket final.

Iona Prep beat Msgr. Farrell in the 2016 championship game.


Iona Prep, Msgr. McClancy Meet in CHSAA Playoffs

Msgr. McClancy and Iona Prep play at 4 p.m. today at Fordham University as both programs look to continue their march toward a possible CHSAA AA Baseball Championship.

The winner meets Fordham Prep on Thursday at Fordham University with the victor advancing to Friday’s 7:30 p.m. championship game with Msgr. Farrell at St. John’s University.

If Msgr. Farrell wins Friday, it wins the championship. If Msgr. Farrell loses Friday, the two teams meet in a playback game on Saturday at St. John’s University for the championship.

Msgr. Farrell (23-0) is appearing in its third consecutive championship game after beating Fordham Prep, 8-0, on Monday. Msgr. Farrell won the 2015 title and lost to Iona Prep in the 2016 championship game.


Msgr. Farrell Remains Unbeaten

The Msgr. Farrell High School baseball team is a perfect 18-0 entering the postseason.

The Lions defeated Moore Catholic, 8-3, on Monday and have outscored opponents, 131-35, this season.

The 18 wins include a 7-2 triumph over Iona Prep in a rematch of last year’s CHSAA Class AA City Championship game, won by Iona Prep in nine innings.


Moore Catholic Returns to No. 3

The Moore Catholic High School softball team is ranked third in the Class AA state poll released by the New York State Sportswriters Association on May 16.

The Mavericks dropped to No. 4 last week before working their way back up to third.

Moore Catholic begins CHSAA playoff action this weekend.