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CYO teams compete in Championship Tournament

By Mark Labbe Pilot Staff
Posted: 4/1/2016

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Trinity Catholic boys are one of eleven division winners in the 2016 CYO Championship Basketball Tournament. Pilot photo/courtesy Ken Foscaldo

During the first three weeks of March, boys and girls basketball teams from parishes and schools throughout the Archdiocese of Boston competed in this year's annual CYO Championship Basketball Tournament.

Around 70 teams were invited to participate in the championship games, out of the estimated 200 parish teams and 150 school teams in the archdiocese.

With the tournament now over, 11 teams, each from a different division, have been crowned the winners. All of them have been invited to represent the archdiocese in the 2016 New England CYO Tournament, hosted by the Diocese of Bridgeport, Conn., April 1-3.

The Office of Faith Formation of Youth and Young Adults provided The Pilot with scores from the final games in the Championship Tournament.

Parishes, Girls Teams:

5th and 6th Grade: St. Adelaide, Peabody defeated St. Margaret Mary, Westwood 31-29

7th and 8th Grade: St. Agatha, Milton defeated St. Margaret Mary, Westwood 41-24

High School: St. Mary, Franklin defeated St. Catherine, Norwood 40-39

Parishes, Boys Teams:

5th and 6th Grade: St. Peter, Cambridge defeated St. Agatha, Milton 52-27

7th and 8th Grade: St. Vincent, South Boston defeated St. Leonard, North End 80-76, 2OT

9th and 10th Grade: St. Ann, Dorchester defeated St. Mary/Martha, Wrentham 60-76

11th and 12th Grade: St. Leonard, North End defeated Gate of Heaven, South Boston 73-70

Catholic Grammar Schools, Girls Teams:

5th and 6th Grade: Quincy Catholic, Quincy defeated Blessed Sacrament, Walpole 30-16

7th and 8th Grade: Immaculate Conception, Newburyport defeated St. Charles, Woburn 30-24

Catholic Grammar Schools, Boys Teams:

5th and 6th Grade: St. Raphael, Medford defeated St. Francis of Assisi, Braintree 42-21

7th and 8th Grade: Trinity Catholic, Brockton defeated St. Raphael, Medford 47-44.