Sports Round-Up Nov. 7

Halloween came a week early for the Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, varsity baseball team, as student-athletes and coached dressed in costumes during an intrasquad scrimmage.

Six diocesan high school basketball student-athletes were awarded scholarships by the Rising Stars Youth Foundation to attend prestigious schools in New York City. The ninth-graders include Carlos Urena and Dennis Inga from Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst; Tyler Michel, Jonathan Medley and Hayden Cutile of St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows; and Darren Marchong of Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood.

The freshmen girls’ cross-country team from Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, captured the Brooklyn-Queens CHSAA championship on Oct. 24 at Van Cortlandt Park, the Bronx.

St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, Athletic Director Irma Garcia was featured by Sports Illustrated’s “En Fuego.” The article highlights Garcia, the first-ever Latina NCAA Division I athletic director, and shares how she is dedicated to making the sports landscape a beautiful tapestry of diversity.