Iona Prep, St. Anthony’s Meeting for Top Playoff Spot in AAA League

Iona Prep and St. Anthony’s will be playing for first place in the Catholic High School Football League of Metropolitan New York AAA League on Long Island on Friday night.

Both teams are 4-0 in league play. Iona Prep is 5-0 overall. St. Anthony’s is 5-1 overall.

Following this weekend, there is one more week remaining to the regular season. St. Anthony’s will play at Msgr. Farrell on Oct. 26, and Iona Prep will be at Chaminade on Oct. 28.

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Iona Prep Creates Position to Help Scholar-Athletes Succeed in Journey

Michael Moffitt was named Assistant Dean for Scholar-Athlete Success, a new position added at Iona Preparatory School to help student-athletes through their school journey and assist them through the college application, recruitment and scholarship process.

Moffitt recently served as guidance counselor and assistant football coach at Bergen Catholic High School in New Jersey, where he helped put 57 football players on college rosters over four years.

Iona Prep had about 870 scholar-athletes participate in at least one sport during the 2017-2018 school year, compiling a 90.25 grade-point average. In 2017-2018, 17 Gaels signed a National Letter of Intent to play a NCAA Division I sport.

Manhertz Helps Panthers

Cardinal Spellman High School graduate Chris Manhertz used his blocking from the tight end position to help the Carolina Panthers collected 350 yards of offense in a 33-31 victory over the New York Giants.

The Panthers ran for 118 yards and passed for 232 yards.

Manhertz did not play football in college. Instead, he played basketball at Canisius College in Buffalo.

Iona Prep Remains Unbeaten

The Iona Prep football team is one game away from a possible showdown with St. Anthony’s for the Catholic High School Football League of Metropolitan New York AAA League regular-season title.

The two team will meet at St. Anthony’s Oct. 19.

Iona Prep is 4-0 overall and 3-0 league after beating Msgr. Farrell, 49-14. last week. The Gaels host Christ the King on Saturday.

St. Anthony’s, 4-1 overall and 3-0 league, hosts Cardinal Hayes on Friday.

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Regis Moves into First Place

The Regis High School boys soccer won at Iona Prep, 2-0, on Thursday to take over sole possession of first place in the Archdiocesan AA Varsity Division.

Regis is 8-2 overall, followed by Msgr. Farrell at 7-2-1. The two teams will meet on Oct. 11 on Randall’s Island.

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