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CYO basketball NE Championship results

byPilot Staff
4/11/2014

The team from St. Mary Parish in Franklin, winners of the Senior Boys CYO Basketball New England Championship title. The New England Championship games were played March 29-30 in Providence. Courtesy photo

PROVIDENCE -- On the weekend of March 29-30, the New England CYO Basketball Tournament was held in Rhode Island, hosted by the Diocese of Providence. Both Catholic grammar schools and parish teams representing many dioceses from throughout New England competed for the New England CYO Basketball Championships.

Among the champions was St. Mary Parish in Franklin who, coached by John Palmer and Bill Lynch, took home the Senior Boys CYO Basketball New England Championship title, March 30.

Complete game results are as follows:

Parish Divisions Championship

Boys Grades 5 and 6

St. Mark, Bridgeport, Conn. 38-Our Lady of Mercy, Providence, R.I. 20

Girls Grades 5 and 6

St. Phillip, Providence, R.I. 32-Christ the King, Burlington, Vt. 14

Boys Grades 7 and 8

Corpus Christi, Hartford, Conn. 62-St. Matthew, Providence, R.I. 52

Girls Grades 7 and 8

Immaculate Conception, Revere, 78-St. Francis Xavier, Burlington, Vt. 27

Boys High School -- Grades 11 and 12

St. Mary, Franklin 74-St. Elizabeth Seton, Manchester, N.H. 63

Catholic Grammar School Championship

Boys Grades 5 and 6

St James, Bridgeport, Conn. 37-Blessed Sacrament, Walpole 25

Girls Grades 5 and 6

St. Thomas, Bridgeport, Conn. 34-St. Mary, Hartford, Conn. 20

Boys Grade 7 and 8

Trinity Catholic, Brockton 54-St. John the Evangelist, Fall River 53

Girls Grades 7 and 8

Nashua Catholic, Manchester, N.H. 39-St. Peter and Paul, Hartford, Conn. 36.