Local Area Boys Power Xavier Football Championship
On Sunday November 12th, the Xavier High School JV Football team won the A Division Championship, against St. John the Baptist by a score of 36-14. The game was played in a driving rain and was delayed for over an hour due to lightning. One of the team Captains, Seamus Kelly of Breezy Point led the team with three touchdowns and an outstanding performance on defense.
Tommy Ryan of Belle Harbor caught a 27 yard pass for a critical first down to keep one of the Xavier drives alive. Other area players for the Knights include Kevin Mc- Mahon, Belle Harbor, Pat Nee, Rockaway, Ryan McCarthy and Joe Laporta of Broad Channel.
Xavier's freshman team also had a successful 7-1 season and several players were brought up to the JV for the playoffs, including locals Sean Kelly and Sean Carley of Breezy Point.