CHSAA Playoffs Continue


CHSAA Class AA Archdiocesan Playoffs


Cardinal Hayes 58, St. Peter’s 41

Archbishop Stepinac 99, Mount St. Michael 62

Msgr. Scanlan 78, Iona Prep 69


Archbishop Stepinac 68, Cardinal Hayes 63

St. Raymond 69, Msgr. Scanlan 67


Archbishop Stepinac 73, St. Raymond 68

CHSAA Playoffs

AA Division

Mount St. Michael 70, Holy Cross 69

Second round

Msgr. Scanlan 66, Christ the King 63

Cardinal Hayes 60, Mount St. Michael 47

Iona Prep 61, Bishop Loughlin 47

Archbishop Molloy def. St. Peter’s


St. Raymond 82, Archbishop Molloy 54

Msgr. Scanlan 73, St. Francis Prep 68

Friday, March 13 at Mount St. Michael

NY No. 5 Iona Prep vs. NY No. 1 Archbishop Stepinac, 4 p.m.

NY No. 3 Cardinal Hayes vs. BQ No. 2 Xaverian, 5:45 p.m.

A Division

First round

Cardinal Spellman 32, Nazareth 30

All Hallows 62, St. Joseph by-the-Sea 55


Msgr. Farrell 70, All Hallows 45

Fordham Prep 57, Msgr. McClancy 53

St. Edmund 72,  Cardinal Spellman 46

LaSalle 57,  Xavier 42


St. Edmund 55, La Salle 52

Fordham Prep 58, Msgr. Farrell 56


Fordham Prep 60, St. Edmund 49

B Division


Regis 62, Moore Catholic 46

Sacred Heart 64, Cathedral Prep 52

St. John’s Prep 90, Cristo Rey 85

Salesian def. Kennedy Catholic


Salesian 72, St. John’s Prep 57

Regis 53, Sacred Heart 46


Salesian 57, Regis 51


Bravo, Dinneen Win State Titles

Iona Prep’s Pedro Bravo and Notre Dame Academy’s Sierra Dinneen captured state titles in the boys 1,600-meter run and 1,000 run, respectively, to lead Catholic high school students from the archdiocese at the New York State Indoor Track and Field Championships at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on Staten Island March 7.

Top performers throughout the season will represent New York at the New Balance Indoor Nationals at The Armory in Manhattan March 13-15.


Iona Prep’s Kelly Wins State Title

Iona Prep’s Matt Kelly captured the Division 1 state championship at 195 pounds, and teammate AJ Kovacs was second overall 152 pounds at the state meet held at the Times Union Center in Albany Feb. 28 and 29.

Kelly, the top seed, defeated Farmingdale’s Nicholas Franco, 11-0, in the final to finish 4-0 at the tournament, 51-3 for the season and 177-30 for his career.

Kovacs, the top seed, suffered an 8-5 setback to Tommy Askey of Pine Bush in the final. He was 3-1 in the tournament.

PHOTO COURTESY OF IONA PREP (Matt Kelly, left, and AJ Kovacs, right)


Hayes Wins Intersectional

The Cardinal Hayes boys captured first place in the CHSAA Intersectional at Ocean Breeze on Staten Island.

Cardinal Hayes finished with 35 points, followed by Iona Prep with 27 points.

Cardinal Hayes won the 800-meter and 1,600 relays, and also received first-place finishes from Travis Williams in the 55, 6.49 seconds, and Tavon Williams in the 300, 34.21 seconds.

Iona Prep’s Pedro Bravo took first place in the 1,600, 4:21.07, and 3,200, 9:23.13.

Other winners from the archdiocese included Archbishop Stepinac’s Nazir Hibbert, high jump, 6-4; Msgr. Farrell’s Anthony Zopich, long jump, 22-5.5; Fordham Prep’s Miguel Negrete, pole vault, 14-0; and Mount St. Michael’s Anthony Wakefield Jr., shot put, 45-8.75.

The Notre Dame Academy girls placed fourth overall behind wins by Sierra Dinneen in the 1,000, 2:56.51, and 1,500, 4:47.58.

Brigid McCabe of Notre Dame of Manhattan was first in the 3,000, 10:21.20, and Msgr. Scanlan’s Hannah Gadpaille sprinted to victory in the 55, 7.35.


Updated State Basketball Rankings

Here is how the Catholic high schools in the archdiocese fared in this week’s state basketball rankings from the New York State Sportswriters Association:


Class AA: 8-St. Raymond, 19-Cardinal Hayes, 22-Archbishop Stepinac, 26-Iona Prep. Class A: 12-Msgr. Farrell. Class B: 21-Salesian.


Class AA: 4-Ursuline, 14-Albertus Magnus, 23-Our Lady of Lourdes. Class A: 10-Moore Catholic.



Updated State Rankings

Here is how the Catholic high schools from the archdiocese fared in this week’s New York State Sportswriters Association basketball polls.


Class AA: 3-St. Raymond, 18-Archbishop Stepinac, 21-Cardinal Hayes, 24-Iona Prep. Class A: 13-Msgr. Farrell. Class B: 18-Salesian.


Class AA: 4-Ursuline, 10-Our Lady of Lourdes, 15-Albertus Magnus. Class A: 12-Moore Catholic.