2023 CYO 5th Grade Boys City Championship at Valley Catholic School
Home Team: St. Pius X
Coaches: J.D. Youngblood Larson (H), Christopher McCollister (AS)
Players: Christopher, Griffin, Easton, Max, Jace, Micah, Nicholas, Jake, Alexander, Jay, Avery
Visiting Team: St. Clare
Coaches: Steven Lodzinski (H), Michael Humm,(AS) Luke Leahy, (AS)
Players: Oscar, Desmond, River, Keagan, Ritwik, Amos, David, Maddox, Sam, Elliot
Mascot: The Dragons
A high scoring game with both teams sinking 3 pointers toward the end of the first half with the score vacillating until St. Pius X drilled the last basket of the half to go ahead by 3. Amos for St. Clare hit three, three-pointers.
St. Clare broke open in the third quarter behind some three-point shooting including another by Amos to close out the period. St. Clare added 17 points to St. Pius X’s 6.
Both teams performed well in the fourth quarter but St. Clare outscored St. Pius X by one point with thirteen for the quarter. The game was fun to watch and kept the fans on the edge of their seats!
Quarter 1: St. Clare 17 – St. Pius X 15
Quarter 2: St. Pius X 40 – St. Clare 37
Quarter 3: St. Clare 54 – St. Pius X 46
Quarter 4: St. Clare 67 – St. Pius X 58