High School Challenge
The Big Apple Basketball Challenge is a basketball event to showcase the top high school public league and catholic league teams. The BAB Challenge is designed to show the supremacy of New York City’s public or catholic leagues on the basketball court. The games are played at a very high level with bragging rights at stake. The 9th Annual, 2015 BAB Challenge will feature eight of the top New York City boys’ public and catholic high school teams.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015 @ Baruch College, NYC
Molloy (CHSAA-Queens) def. Boys and Girls (PSAL-Brooklyn), 63-57
MVP - Issac Grant (Molloy), 22pts, 8 rebs, 3 asts
Sportsmanship - Gianni Ford (Boys and Girls), 21pts
Academic Achievement - Justin Cole (Molloy), Alec Jones (Boys and Girls)
Scanlan (CHSAA-Bronx) def. Thurgood Marshall (PSAL-Manhattan), 78-63
MVP - George Pena (Scanlan), 23pts, 4 stls, 4 rebs
Sportsmanship - Jalin Suber (TMA), 13pts
Academic Achievement - Danny Dacosta (Scanlan), Shavon John (TMA)
Jefferson (PSAL-Brooklyn) def. Hayes (CHSAA-Bronx) 75-74
MVP - Shamorie Ponds (Jefferson), 26pts, 8 rebs, 3 stls
Sportsmanship - Clive Allen (Hayes), 23pts, 3 asts
Academic Achievement - Jamari Lewis (Jefferson), Ishmael Massoud (Hayes)
Iona Prep (CHSAA-New Rochelle) def. Wings (PSAL-Bronx), 78-66
MVP - Ty Jerome (Iona Prep), 14pts, 10 rebs, 8 asts, 4 stls
Sportsmanship - Kevin Saylor (Wings), 20pts, 6rebs, 2stls
Academic Achievement - Ty Jerome (Iona Prep), Mouhamaou Diawara (Wings)
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Bayside, NY - Congratulations to Benjamin Cardozo boys basketball coach Ron Naclerio on becoming the winningest public school high school coach in New York State history.
Last night he earned career win #755 after Cardozo defeated Springfield Gardens 74-71.
Cardozo annually participates Big Apple Basketball events. Most recently, he led them to a 70-52 victory in the 2016 BAB Invitational, when they defeated Friendship Charter (Washington, DC).
Since 2004, Naclerio has a 9-5 record in Big Apple Basketball events. Defeating Friendship Charter (2016), Seton Hall Prep, NJ (2015), Iona Prep, NY (2014), Patterson, MD (2011), St. Raymond, NY (2010), St. Peter's, NY (2009), Archbishop Carroll, Washington, DC (2008), San Diego, CA (2008), and Archbishop Molloy, NY (2005), and losing to New London, CT (2012), Mount Vernon, NY (2012), Arlington Country Day, FL (2007), Niagara Falls, NY (2007), and Rice, NY (2004).