Corpus Christi Girls 5th/6th grade CYO basketball team won the Morris County CYO Championship with a 32-23 win over neighboring St. Patrick’s on Sunday at Oratory Prep.
The game was a rematch from a thrilling regular-season game which St. Patrick’s won 19-18 in Double OT.
Both teams had fantastic regular seasons with St. Patrick’s finishing in first place and Corpus Christi second place. St.Patrick’s had advanced to the championship with a semifinal win over Assumption of Morristown and Corpus beating St. Therese of Succasunna.
The championship game was played in front of a full house at Oratory Prep with both teams bringing out lots of fans to show their support for the girls.
St. Patrick’s was coached by Denny Harper and Jeff Morton. Corpus Christi was coached by Patrick Grady, Nick Russo and Bill Linn.