Sports Round-Up Jan. 2-9

The Hoop Post recently released its list of the Top 25 NYC basketball players from the 1980s. Players with diocesan ties include:

No. 1 – Kenny Anderson, Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood

No. 3 – Chris Mullin, Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, and St. John’s University, Jamaica

No. 5 – Kenny Smith, Archbishop Molloy

No. 6 – Mark Jackson, Bishop Loughlin H.S., Fort Greene, and St. John’s

No. 9 – Malik Sealy, St. John’s

No. 10 – Boo Harvey, St. John’s

No. 12 – Walter Berry, St. John’s

No. 15 – Derrick Chevious, Holy Cross H.S., Flushing

No. 17 – Vern Fleming, Mater Christi H.S., Astoria

No. 18 – Robert Werdann, Archbishop Molloy

No. 24 – Jamal Faulkner, Christ the King H.S., Middle Village

Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, varsity girls’ soccer sophomore Riley Mullen and senior Jenna Como were selected to the ‘AA’ All-State Girls’ Soccer team. Mullen earned First Team honors, while Como was chosen for the Fourth Team. The selections mark the first All-State honors in Clippers program history.