ST. AUGUSTINE’S GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM HONORED FOR STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

St. Augustine's Fifth Grade Girl's State Championship Basketball Team, Coaches Dan O'Sullivan and Steve Botto, Legislator Ed Day and Chairwoman Harriet Cornell
St. Augustine’s Fifth Grade Girl’s State Championship Basketball Team, Coaches Dan O’Sullivan and Steve Botto, Legislator Ed Day and Chairwoman Harriet Cornell

Rockland County Legislator Ed Day (New City-Pomona) presented the St. Augustine’s Fifth Grade Girl’s CYO basketball team with Certificates of Appreciation in recognition of the team’s state championship won at the New York Archdiocese State Championships held in March. The team held a season record of 32-2-1and secured the state title in a close 33-30 victory over a Staten Island CYO team.

Legislator Day said, “As a long time youth coach in our community, I salute all of you young ladies for your superlative efforts and magnificent teamwork that brought the State crown here to St. Augustine’s and New City. I encourage you to keep with you this special moment, and never forget that success in sports is a microcosm of life. Take what made you excel here, and use it in your life’s endeavors going forward.”