CYO 8th Grade Boys Basketball Championships

March 11, 2018

CYO City Basketball Championships

Home Team: St. Joseph (Vancouver)

Coach(s): Luke George, Scott George

Player first names: Joseph, Nicholas, Brandon, Noah, Jacob, Owen, Aiden, Jacob


Visiting Team: Christ the King (Milwaukie)

Coaches: Mike Peterson, TR Riehl

Players: Akhil, Jonathan, Cade, Riley, Tyler, Forrest, Brandon, Tyler, Thienan, Jacob




Q2: 26 – 17 St. Joseph

Q3: 34 – 25 St. Joseph

Q4: 42 – 30 St. Joseph

Game Highlights:

  • Joseph jumped out to an early lead leading by double score
  • Christ the King dug a hole in the first half and ended up 26 – 17
  • Christ the King worked to dig out of the hole early in the second half and answered St. Joseph shot for shot.
  • By the end of the third quarter, it was a 9 point deficit.
  • With just under 5 minutes, Christ the King came within 4 before two shots at the charity line gave St. Josephs another 2 point cushion.
  • With 1 minute left in the game, St. Joseph by 8 points and shooting free throws…Score, Miss now by 9
  • After a few more charity shots during the end of game foul the leader, St. Joseph ended up on top.

FINAL: St. Joseph 42 – 30

CYO 8th Grade Girls City Championships St. Francis vs St. Clare…

March 11, 2018

CYO City Basketball Championships

Home Team: St. Francis, Sherwood (White)

Coach(s): Mary Beth Bowman, Eric Pitt, Leroy Wagner

Player first names: Sophia, Darynne, Keeley, Victoria, Leanna, Gisela, Carmela



Visiting Team: St. Clare (Red)

Coaches: Barbara Harkins, Bethany Macneur

Players: Maura, Megan, Eliza, Michelle, Lauren, Alexa, Sophie, Fiona, Gillian, Gia, Charlotte, Makena




Q1: 14 – 7 St. Francis Sherwood

Q2: 26 – 13 St. Francis Sherwood

Q3: 39 – 24 St. Francis Sherwood

Q4: 44-42 St. Francis Sherwood


Game Highlights:

  • Francis came out to the early lead and kept St. Clare at bay though out the first quarter.
  • Francis widened the lead in the second quarter with a 13-point margin going into the half.
  • Sophia put in 4 points at the end of the half to widen the gap for St. Francis.
  • Clare moved the ball to their end often but could not get the shots to fall.
  • Francis continued to put on the pressure but with 3 minutes left in the third, St. Clare ignited and desperately attempted to catch up some ground.
  • Lauren #14 for the St. Clare Dragons fouled out with 2:20 left in the game.
  • Left unchecked, St. Francis took advantage of their opportunities
  • Clare at the other end could not get the ball to drop in the bucket! Rebound St. Francis!
  • With five seconds in the 3rd quarter, #20, Charlotte put in two for the Dragons and drew a foul
  • With 2:43 left in the game, St. Clare mounted another comeback getting within 7 points. Now the game will get really interesting!
  • With 1:40 left in the game, #23 and #44 Gigi played keep away on the St. Francis end of the court until the Dragons forced a foul.
  • At 1:05 the Dragons scored coming within 6 points!
  • At 10.9 seconds, the Dragons come within 2 and #44 goes to the line to shoot 1 and 1 for St. Francis. She misses, St. Francis gets the ball.
  • At 7.9 St. Francis goes to the charity line again to shoot two. Score…Score
  • One shot left Dragons # 4 drives to the hoop and scores for 2!
  • An amazing game that brought the entire crowd to their feet!

FINAL: 44 – 42 St. Francis Sherwood

CYO 7th Grade Girls Championship All Saints vs St. John Fisher…

March 11, 2018 BEAVERTON, OR

7th Grade Girls CYO City Basketball Championships

Home Team: St. John Fisher (White)

Coach(s): Jason D’Ambrosio, Jason Hawthorne, Scott Olsen

Player first names: Reese, Catie, Addison, Isabella, Morgan, Isabel, Rosali, Alexandra, Cayton, Grace


1 All Saints 7th Grade Girls

Visiting Team: All Saints (Green

Coaches: Ron DePalma, James MacCallum

Players: Olivia, Chloe, Ava, Shannon, Charlotte, Mackenzie, Abigail, Sarah, Molly, Corinne

2 St. John Fisher 7th Grade Girls


Q1: 8-6 All Saints

Q2: 18 – 7 All Saints

Q3: 24 – 11 All Saints

Q4: 30 – 21 All Saints

Game Highlights:

  • All Saints slowly and patiently set up the ball on most possessions and moved it around until they had a shot.
  • All Saints had the height advantage and followed up on their missed shots for conversions.
  • John Fisher was the quicker team with great ball handling skills. They had a hard time penetrating All Saints defense to get inside to the basket.
  • With under three minutes left, St. John Fisher caught on fire and made a comeback.
  • With 44 seconds left in the game, St. John Fisher had closed the gap to 5 points and the pressure was on!
  • All Saints was held scoreless through most of the quarter letting SJF close in.
  • John Fisher could not close the gap but gave All Saints a good run for their money in the last quarter.

FINAL: All Saints 30 – 21


CYO 6th Grade Boys BXB Championships St. Andrew Nativity vs Holy Trinity….

March 8, 2018

CYO City Basketball Championships

Home Team: St. Andrew Nativity

Coach(s): Paul Gagnon, David Marlin

Player first names: Natnael, Dexter, Abinezer, Marshaun, Charles, J’Sean, Damion, Naszier, Zamir, Angel, Luis, Omar, Jesus, Nolawe

1 St. Andrew Nativity

Visiting Team: Holy Trinity

Coaches: Seth Colner, Cole Holthaus, Robert Holthaus

Players: Caden, Andrew, Jack, Noah, Ruben, Justin, Logan, John

2 Holy Trinity


Q1: 17 – 5 St. Andrew Nativity

Q2: 31 – 21 St. Andrew Nativity


Q4: 64 – 56 St. Andrew Nativity

Game Highlights:

  • Both of the teams participating were very athletic and smart teams.
  • Both teams had great shooters. The teams were well matched and did a great job getting the ball up the court.
  • Andrew Nativity moved the ball well on offense and kpept the lead the entire game.
  • Holy Trinity never gave up and worked until the final buzzer.

FINAL: St. Andrew Nativity 64 – 56


CYO 6th Grade Girls City Basketball Champions St. Andrew Nativity vs St. Pius X…

March 8, 2018

CYO City Basketball Championships

Home Team: St. Andrew Nativity

Coach(s): Dion Ragsdale

Player first names: Ayanna, Nickara, Genesis, Ge’Aira, Deborah, Nakya, Ebani, Yanci, Genesis, Bobbie Skyy, dulce, Haley, Melissa, Estrella

1 St. Andrew Nativity Girls

Visiting Team: St. Pius X

Coaches: Robert Centis,

Players: (will be added)

2 St. PIus X Girls


Q1: 10 – 7

Q2: 20 – 17

Q3: 26 – 20

Q4: 31 – 27

Game Highlights:

Great defensive game during the 1st quarter.  Both teams were applying pressure from the beginning.

The first half of the game was played hard by both teams.  The score was close.  Both teams had big rosters and did a great job rotating the girls in and out to keep them fresh.

St. Pius X gained the lead in the 3rd quarter with some big offensive rebounds.

St. Andrew Nativity was able to gain back the lead and keep it during the 4th quarter.  They had some big steals in the 4th quarter to help them win the game.


St. Andrew Nativity 31 – 27