High School Sports Shorts: Lady Dolphins Eliminated
By Elio Velez
The Beach Channel Lady Dolphins
season came to an end last Thursday. Benjamin Banneker contained the Dolphins on their home floor and easily won 52-22 to advance to the second round of the playoffs.
The 20th and final seed in the 'AA' playoffs, the Dolphins were down 19-3 at the end of the first quarter and could not mount a comeback.
The public high school playoffs began last week for the girls and the citywide boys' tournament commences this week.
So following their public high school brethren, the catholic boys and girls high school basketball leagues will follow suit.
The Brooklyn/Queens CHSAA men's high school varsity 'AA' diocesan championship will be played tonight, 7 p.m., at Bishop Ford High School in Brooklyn.
The 'AA' intersectionals, which will decide the city champion, will start on Sunday at Holy Cross. The quarterfinals will take place March 1 at St. Francis Prep and March 2nd at Christ the King High School.
Christ the King is on top of the standings with a 10-0 record in the BQCHSAA Girls' Division I standings,The regular season ends this week with a possible tiebreaker deciding who will finish in second place for the upcoming diocesan playoffs starting on March 6.
Mary Louis Academy is currently battling for second place in the Brooklyn Queens Catholic High School Athletic Association Division I with rivals Bishop Kearney High School. The Hilltoppers, have a 17-4 overall record, a 6-3 divisional record and in third place.
Bishop Loughlin was easily dispatched at home 64-36 by Mary Louis Academy, who got 13 points from Alison Kavanaugh.
If Kearney and Mary Louis finish the season tied, the possible tiebreaking game between Mary Louis and Bishop Kearney will be played on March 1st or March 2 at a site to be determined. The game will determine playoff positioning.
The BQCHSAA Division I and Division II playoffs kick off on March 6.
The Wave would like to regret the spelling error of Kelly Carman and Tiffanie Carman, who are currently members of the Mary Louis Academy varsity basketball team in the February 9th edition.
In the Catholic High School Athletic Association Indoor Championship on February 10, Breezy Point's Dylan Dombrowski won the boys' long jump for Archbishop Molloy. The senior's leap of 21' 4 1/2 feet gave him the gold medal at the Armory Track and Field Center.
He also finished in second place in the boys triple jump. Dylan's sister Brittney Dombrowski placed third in the girls' pole vault.
The final indoor track for the public schools start today at the New Balance Track and Field Center at the Armory in Washington Heights. At 9 p.m., the 104th New York City Public High School Indoor Track and Field Championship will include events such as the 55 meter hurdles to the 4 x 200 meter relays.