MAHOPAC, N.Y.-The St. John’s fourth-grade CYO basketball team defeated St. Paul’s of Rockland County, 31-27, in overtime to capture the state championship.

In an intense back-and-forth game, St. John’s rallied to tie the game up at 25-25, sending it into a three-minute overtime period on Saturday, March 17, at Mount Saint Michael.

The team, which is made up of primarily Mahopac residents, is coached by Dan Callahan and K.J. Koch.