Sports Round-Up June 13

Great Moments of the Past

A number of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famers have ties to the diocesan parishes that make up the Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens:

Al and Dick McGuire – St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor

Billy Cunningham – St. Rose of Lima, Parkville

Lenny Wilkens – Holy Rosary, Bedford-Stuyvesant

Chris Mullin – St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands

Rick Pitino and Bob Cousy – Sacred Heart, Cambria Heights

Bernard King – St. James Pro Cathedral, Downtown Brooklyn

Dick Bavetta ­– St. Saviour, Park Slope

Lou Carnesecca – Holy Family, Fresh Meadows

Mary Misfud, a senior midfielder and four-year starter on the Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, girls’ varsity soccer team, is staying in the diocese to continue the next phase of her soccer career at St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill. She helped lead the Crusaders to back-to-back GCHSAA diocesan championships.