3/19/2014 St. Gregory the Great basketball teams win three championship CYO titles
MVP -- Nicole Rende was named the CYO league’s Most Valuable Player. She also captured MVP trophies for the JV Girls regular season and JV Girls All-Star game. Rende is a fifth-grade student at St. Gregory the Great Academy.
Stellar Season -- The JV Boys squad concluded their season with a record of 18-0. The JV boys and girls teams included fifth and sixth grade students from St. Gregory the Great Parish. Rounding out the first place tallies, the Freshman Boys team, coached by Bo Burrows, earned a perfect record reaching 17-0 for the season and was comprised of fourth grade students from the parish. Photos courtesy of St. Gregory the Great Parish
St. Gregory the Great Parish, Hamilton Square, Junior Varsity Girls, Junior Varsity Boys and Freshman Boys Catholic Youth Organization basketball teams wrapped up their seasons with undefeated records as well as Mercer County League Championship trophies in February. The JV Girls squad went on to win the Diocese of Trenton Championship concluding their season with a record of 23-0.
Overall, the parish supports ten CYO teams, including two high school division teams as well as an intramural basketball program for grades three to eight that teaches fundamental skills with weekly games among parish teams. Over 175 youngsters participate in the basketball programs.