Elijah Hardison, a forward on the Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, boys’ varsity basketball team, has decided to stay in Brooklyn. The 6-foot, 7-inch senior has committed to St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights.
St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, graduate Dimitri Sirakis scored his 1,000th career point playing for the St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, men’s basketball team. The junior guard accomplished the feat in his 99th career game.
Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, and Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, were the sites of the annual Catholic Youth Organization girls’ basketball diocesan championships. The following teams won their respective titles:
Pee Wee Tier I: St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor
Pee Wee Tier II: St. Robert Bellarmine, Bayside
Pee Wee Tier III: St. Francis de Sales
Pee Wee Tier IV: St. Luke, Whitestone
Novice Div I: St. Sebastian, Woodside
Novice Div II: St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing
Bantam Div I: St. Kevin, Flushing
Bantam Div II: Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, Bayside
Rookie Div I: St. Rose of Lima, Rockaway Beach
Rookie Div II: St. Andrew Avellino
Intermediate Tier I: St. Stan, Maspeth
Intermediate Tier II: St. Adalbert, Elmhurst
Intermediate Tier III: St. Joseph, Astoria
Intermediate Tier IV: St. Anselm, Bay Ridge
The Cathedral Prep and Seminary, Elmhurst, junior varsity basketball team was the runner-up for the 2020 CHSAA ‘B’ division city championship title, falling to Regis H.S., Manhattan. In local freshmen hoops, St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay, dropped the ‘A’ city championship game to Msgr. Farrell, Staten Island.