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CHSAA Class AA Archdiocesan Playoffs

Quarterfinals

Cardinal Hayes 58, St. Peter’s 41

Archbishop Stepinac 99, Mount St. Michael 62

Msgr. Scanlan 78, Iona Prep 69

Semifinals

Archbishop Stepinac 68, Cardinal Hayes 63

St. Raymond 69, Msgr. Scanlan 67

Final

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

Quarterfinals

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

Quarterfinals

Msgr. Farrell 70, All Hallows 45

Fordham Prep 57, Msgr. McClancy 53

St. Edmund 72,  Cardinal Spellman 46

LaSalle 57,  Xavier 42

Semifinals

St. Edmund 55, La Salle 52

Fordham Prep 58, Msgr. Farrell 56

Final

Fordham Prep 60, St. Edmund 49

B Division

Quarterfinals

Regis 62, Moore Catholic 46

Sacred Heart 64, Cathedral Prep 52

St. John’s Prep 90, Cristo Rey 85

Salesian def. Kennedy Catholic

Semifinals

Salesian 72, St. John’s Prep 57

Regis 53, Sacred Heart 46

Final

Salesian 57, Regis 51

 

Cardinal Hayes’ Toussaint Named Class AA State Player of the Year

Cardinal Hayes High School senior Joe Toussaint was named the Class AA State Co-Player of the Year with Long Island Lutheran’s Andrew Curbelo by the New York State Sportswriters Association.

Toussaint averaged 20.2 points per game for Cardinal Hayes.

Listed below are state honorees from Catholic high schools in the archdiocese:

CLASS AA

R.J. Davis, Archbishop Stepinac, first team; Gary Grant, St. Raymond, second team; Chris Clancy, St. Peter’s, third team; Mike Green, Mount St. Michael, third team; Jaylen Muyrray, Cardinal Hayes, fourth team; Matthew Mayers, Msgr. Scanlan, sixth team; Liam Murphy, St. Peter’s, ninth team; Kobe Brea, Msgr. Scanlan, 10th team; Adrian Griffin, Archbishop Stepinac, 10th team

CLASS A

Nick Johnson, All Hallows, first teamAnthony Clemenza, Msgr. Farrell, fourth team; Josiah Chandler, La Salle Academy, eighth team; Cameron McGrath, Albertus Magnus, 12th team

CLASS B

Joe Manfredi, Regis, third team

 

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.

 

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

 

All-State Football Teams Selected

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its all-state football teams.

Here are the CHSAA honorees from the archdiocese:

CLASS AA

Vin Wagner, Msgr. Farrell, first team offense; Shawn Harris, Stepinac, first team offense; Anthony Bonavita, Iona Prep, first team offense; Derek Robinson, Iona Prep, second team offense; Christian Tait, Msgr. Farrell, second team offense; Jonathan Mucciolo, Stepinac, second team offense; Sean Fleming, Iona Prep, third team offense; Jalen Smith, Cardinal Hayes, third team offense; Kevin Gray, Stepinac, third team defense; Sofian Massoud, Cardinal Hayes, fourth team offense; Nate Henderson, Stepinac, fourth team offense; Kevin McKenna, Stepinac, fourth team; Malik Grant, Stepinac, fifth team offense; Jaleel Rhett, Msgr. Farrell, fifth team offense; Chris Fowx, Stepinac, sixth team offense; Douglas Simmons, Stepinac, sixth team defense

CLASS A

Geroid Kennedy, Fordham Prep, first team offense; Daniel Vittiburga, Xavier, first team defense; Justin Lacks, Moore Catholic, third team offense; Tedi Kushi, Moore Catholic, third team offense; Derek Bufano, Fordham Prep, fourth team offense; Valery Gwardyak, Xavier, fourth team defense; Peter Sluder, St. Peter’s, fifth team defense

CLASS B

Cole Esposito, Kennedy Catholic, third team defense; Myles Proctor, Kennedy Catholic, fourth team offense

Here is the NYSPHSAA honoree from the archdiocese:

CLASS A

Jaheim Jones, Lourdes, fifth team defense

PHOTO: Stepinac’s Douglas Simmons makes a tackle during the CHSFL AA championship game. PHOTO COURTESY OF JOE SOMEREVE

 

CHSFL Honors Top Players

The Catholic High School Football League of Metropolitan New York honored its top players at a breakfast held prior to the Senior Bowl on Long Island.

Student-athletes received honors from all three leagues.

The league also announced its Golden Eleven Award winners. They are Brandt Mandia, Msgr. Farrell; Tom Bossert, St. Peter’s; Matthew Mongelli, Kellenberg; Brendan Kennedy, Fordham Prep; Brendan Lebitsch, Kennedy Catholic; Antonio Corrado, Mount St. Michael; Matt Panker, Iona Prep; Philip Arnold, Chaminade; Joseph Garbowski, Stepinac; Stephen Ryan, Xavier; and Brandon Ramrattan, Xaverian.

Click here for the complete list of honorees.

 

High School Season Approaching

With schools opening next week, it means the 2018 fall high school sports season also is kicking off.

Here are a few things to note:

— Catholic High School Football League of Metropolitan New York starts its season with a full weekend of games Sept. 7-9. Defending state champ Archbishop Stepinac hosts CD East (Pa.) Sept. 8. Click here for the complete schedule.

— Girls volleyball is off when school opens. On Sept. 4, Maria Regina (CHSAA) hosts The Ursuline School (NYSPHSAA) in a non-league battle. Click here to look ahead to some of the big matches.

— In boys soccer, Regis, St. Peter’s and Mount St. Michael Academy are coming off championship seasons.

— In cross country, the Notre Dame Academy girls will be pursuing a fifth consecutive CHSAA intersectional state championship, and Xavier boys will be looking to win a third straight CHSAA intersectional state championship. The 2018 CHSAA intersectional state meet will be Nov. 10 at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.