Sports Round-Up Nov. 28

Three Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, varsity baseball players signed their National Letters of Intent. Senior Arnad Mulamekic will attend Siena College, Loudonville, N.Y.; senior Matthew Filip will attend Queens College, Flushing; and senior Alfred Hoti will attend Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.

Jose Alvarado, a Catholic Youth Organization basketball prodigy from St. Ann’s, Flushing, and Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, has been named to Second Team Preseason All-ACC team. He plays for Georgia Tech, Atlanta.

A strange yet successful CHSAA cross-country season wrapped up Nov. 14 at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx with the city championship finals. The CHSAA was the only athletic association in New York City to complete a cross-country season. Seen here, Brooklyn-Queens CHSAA Ray Nash, left, and Archdiocesan CHSAA President Kevin Pigott, right, congratulated CHSAA Intersectional Track Chairman Lou Vazquez on a job well done.

St. John’s Prep, Astoria, varsity basketball standout Alexandra Tarul has officially signed her National Letter of Intent to continue her basketball career at Fordham University, the Bronx.

High School Soccer Round-Up

The Cristo Rey Brooklyn H.S., Flatbush, boys’ varsity soccer team finished as the runner-up in the CHSAA ‘B’ city championship final, falling 2-0 to Sacred Heart H.S., Yonkers, N.Y. The Panthers enjoyed a 5-0 record in league play during the regular season.

In the boys’ varsity soccer CHSAA ‘A’ city championship, Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, dropped a tough one to Kennedy Catholic H.S., Somers, N.Y., 2-1 in a shootout. The Crusaders finished the regular season 9-1-1.

The St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, girls’ varsity soccer team defeated Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Syosset, L.I., 1-0 to capture the Long Island GCHSAA ‘A’ championship title.

St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, mourns the loss of former tennis player Natalie Fouche, who died Nov. 11 after a long battle with lupus. She was set to be honored at this year’s Red & Blue Terrier Ring of Honor ceremony before it was postponed due to COVID-19. Fouche was 31 years old.