2007-12-07 / Sports

SFDS CYO Basketball Completes Winning Weekend

It was Pee Wee Day at St. Francis on Saturday as the basketball schedule began the SFDS girls facing off against St. Margaret in back-to-back games.

The Golden Girls dug a hole in the first half, but held St. Margaret Ateam scoreless after intermission, to win 15- 9, and remain unbeaten.

8 points from Therese Gallagher and Shannon Rochelle chipping in with 4 points led the charge for SFDS.

The SFDS Blue squad handled St. Margaret B, 16-5.

The day ended with the Pee Wee Boys taking the court. The Gold boys completed the day with a win over OLPH as 9 of 10 players scored, which was led by Alex Goldberg with 6 points and Shane Malloy with 5.

Among the others scoring were Kyle Connolly, Jack Carter, James Corrigan, and Chris Inga.

The Blue team preceded them with a victory over St. Thomas Apostle. Ryan Moran led with 10 points, Matt DeCrescenzo scored 6, and Michael Sweeney added 4. They followed up with a win over St. Rose on Sunday as John O'Connor and Ryan Moran each scored 10 points with beautiful assists from Kyle Strehle.

Christian Apice added 6 points and numerous rebounds. Matt Erhard, Sean Meier, and James McElhatton also tallied for the Blue.

The Novice girls lost a tough one 13- 11, on a late basket by Our Lady of Hope that St. Francis was not able to counter as time ran out. Emma Knox and Meredith Connelly battled under the boards. Kim Sluyk excelled at point guard and Mary Ellen Woods and Erin Klein dug in on defense. Julia Carey returned from the Bahamas ready for action.

The Bantam boys won easily over Nativity. Eamonn Gavigan scored 12 and Patrick Cashin scored 6 while orchestrating the attack. Alex Moule dominated the boards.

The Intermediates were not tested in wins over Holy Child and St. Helen. Jonathan Maranga had 12 points, Ian Clayman with 7, and Jared Lachner and Rob Peters each had 6 each against Apostle.

Pat Kilgallen netted 12, Chris Tsatsis 8, and Danny Donahue and Ryan Meade 6 each against St. Helen.

St. Francis CYO will be collecting care packages for our troops.

Please drop your package off this Saturday afternoon for transport to Iraq and Afghanistan.

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