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May 01, 2017

St. Catharine’s Basketball Team Wins Championship

Pictured, front left to right: Timmy Haggerty, Raymond Baker, Alex Hendrickson, Greg Vervoordt. Second row, left to right: James Vallillo, Andrew Vieth, Will Christopher, Thomas Coppola and Dan Lynch. Last row, left to right: Coach Steve Hendrickson and Coach Ray Baker.

The St. Catharine’s Junior Varsity 5th/6th grade team in Holmdel won the Northern Monmouth County CYO basketball championship by defeating St. Stan’s in a best two-out-of-three championship series.  The games were played at St. Gabriel’s Gym in Marlboro on Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26. Both games were thrilling overtime victories for St. Catharine’s. Final scores for both games were 41-38 and 40-38. St. Catharine’s finished the season undefeated at 17-0. Congratulations to the boys for a great season!