Sports Round-Up April 8

St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, hosted its second Red and Blue Terrier Ring of Honor gala event on March 18 at the Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, L.I. Sixty-one honorees – including athletes, coaches, moderators and athletic directors – who have made a significant contribution to the Prep’s sports legacy were enshrined. Additionally, several teams were honored, including the 1966 varsity football team, the 1956-1957 cross-country, indoor and outdoor track and field teams, the 1980 girls’ varsity basketball team and the 1984 varsity softball team. For a complete list of inductees, visit

CYO hosted its annual boys’ basketball championships March 19. The following teams won their respective division’s diocesan title:

Pee Wee Div. I: O.L. Angelus, Rego Park, defeated St. Margaret, Middle Village

Pee Wee Div. II: St Margaret over St. Stanislaus, Maspeth

Novice Div. I: St. Stanislaus, Maspeth, downed O.L. Angelus

Novice Div. II: St. Mel, Flushing, took out St. Camillus, Rockaway Park

St. Mel’s Rookie Div. II – Diocesan Champs


Bantam Div. I: St. Clare, Rosedale, eliminated O.L. Angelus

Bantam Div. II: St. Helen, Howard Beach, over O.L. Angelus

Rookie Div. I: St. Mary Gate of Heaven, Ozone Park, defeated O.L. Lourdes, Queens Village

Rookie Div. II: St. Mel downed St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica

Intermediate Div. I: SS. Joachim and Anne, Queens Village, overcame O.L. Angelus

Intermediate Div. II: O.L. Angelus won over St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights

Cadet: Our Lady of Lourdes defeated St. Stanislaus, Ozone Park

Tyro: O.L. Miraculous Medal, Ridgewood, over St. Mary Gate of Heaven

Junior: O.L. Lourdes defeated St. Stanislaus, Ozone Park

Over 700 swimmers from 16 teams participated in the CYO girls’ swim Olympics at Eisenhower Park Aquatic Center, East Meadow. Four records were set: Bantam 100-yd. Freestyle Relay, St. Sebastian, Woodside, 55 secs.; Tri-M (Our Lady of Mercy, Forest Hills) Bantam 100-yd. Medley Relay, 1:04.10; Tess Howley, St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, 25.08 secs. in the Junior 50-yd. Freestyle; Senior 50-yd. Backstroke, Grace Adams, ANSOLA (St. Anselm/Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge) 27.75 secs.