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Sports Round-Up Feb. 1

Congratulations to the varsity bowling team from Cathedral Prep and Seminary, Elmhurst, for winning this year’s city championship.


In a span of two days, three local college basketball players reached the 1,000-career-point plateau. St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, men’s basketball player Stephane Etheart (a graduate of St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows) accomplished the feat on Jan. 16. The following day, St. John’s University, Jamaica, women’s basketball teammates Alisha Keppe and Qadashah Hoopie reached the mark.


The nominees for the 2020 McDonald’s High School Basketball All-American games have been announced, and the following diocesan players earned the nod. The games will be played in Houston on April 1.

Girls nominees

JeAnna Cunningham: St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows

Destiny Howell: St. Francis Prep

MacKayla Scarlett: St. Francis Prep

Julia Fabozzi, Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge

Natalija Marshall, Christ the King H.S., Middle Village

Boys nominees

Abdias Carcamo: Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood

Shemar Latty: St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay


The New York State Sportswriters Association has recognized the following diocesan high school football players with 2019 All-State honors.

‘AA’

Noah Bodden, quarterback, Christ the King H.S., Middle Village: First-Team Offense

Mike Palmaccio, linebacker, Christ the King: Second-Team Defense

Christopher Eaton, defensive line, Christ the King: Fourth-Team Defense

Tahliq Battle, running back, Christ the King: Fifth-Team Offense

Christopher King, defensive line, Christ the King: Sixth-Team Defense

Narain Yearwood, defensive back, Christ the King: Sixth-Team Defense

Tirek Murphy, running back, Christ the King: Honorable Mention

Zephron Lester, defensive line, Christ the King: Honorable Mention

‘A’

Thomas Resker, linebacker, Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge: Honorable Mention

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