Collars top Scholars 3-2

The Diocese of Brooklyn Priests and Educators Faced Off During Catholic School Night prior to the Brooklyn Cyclones’ Game. 

Organized by the DeSales Media Group, the Brooklyn Cyclones hosted the Diocese of Brooklyn Catholic School Night at MCU Park in Coney Island on Monday, June 25, 2018.  The Collars team – priests, transitional deacons, and one auxiliary bishop defeated the Scholars team – composed of Catholic Academy principals and one religious sister in a close exciting game.

Cathedral Prep was well represented on and off the field:

Fr. Sean Suckiel, ’03 (Diocesan Vocation Director)
Fr. Jim Kuroly, ’98 (St. Rose of Lima, Rockaway Beach)
Fr. Chris Bethge, ’07 (Cathedral Faculty Member, & Incarnation, Queens Village)
Fr. Kevin Sweeney, ’88 (St. Michael, Sunset Park)
Fr. Ralph Edel, ’08 (St. Francis Prep H.S.)
Fr. Ed Kachurka, ’77 (St. Mary’s Nativity – St. Ann, Flushing)
Fr. Joe Holcomb, ’71 (St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing)
Bishop Paul Sanchez, ’66 (Our Lady Queen of Martyrs)
Fr. Jun Hee Lee (Cathedral Faculty Member, & St. Mel’s, Flushing)

Chris Scharbach, ’01 (St. Francis de Sales Catholic Academy, Belle Harbor)
John O’Brien, ’01 (Good Shepherd Catholic Academy, Marine Park)
Maria Cuomo, mother of Vincent Cuomo, Class of 2019 (Notre Dame Catholic Academy, Ridgewood)
Laura Hickey, mother of Neil Hickey, Class of 2018 (DeSales Media Group)
Tom Chadzutko, ’73 (Superintendent of Schools- Diocese of Brooklyn)

Ed Wilkinson, ’65 handled the Umpiring duties (Editor, The Tablet)

Tim Harfmann, ’10 reported for NET TV (Currents Reporter)
Paul Morisi, ’02 took on the role of game announcer (Director of Youth and Young Adult Formation)

“This was a great opportunity to show that Catholic education is strong in the Diocese of Brooklyn,” said St. Francis de Sales Catholic Academy Principal, Chris Scharbach ’01.