Three St. Francis of Assisi CYO basketball teams reached the Oakland Diocese basketball playoff championship games and the 4th grade American boys brought home a title. The Fourth graders pulled out a thrilling 29-28 victory over Holy Spirit Fremont to wrapup up a 12-3 overall season record including a 9-1 league mark. The sixth grade Falcon boys won their American division league with a 9-1 record and took second to St. Leo the Great of Oakland in the Diocese finals. The fourth grade St. Francis girls lost a heartbreaker to Chris the King of Pleasant Hill in the championship game.
The fourth grade boys champions included, front row from left, Donovan Silva, Henry McNutt, Jayden Hartono, Jacob Vela; second row, Andrew Coleman, William Pugh, Raymond Pelosi, Gavin Torchia; back, coaches Scott McNutt, Charlie Vela and Mike Pelosi. (Photo courtesy St. Francis of Assisi CYO)