CHSAA Hall of Fame to Welcome Seven Members


The Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSA) will induct seven members into its Hall of Fame at the 33rd annual CHSAA Golf Outing and Hall of Fame Dinner at Inwood Country Club in Nassau County Thursday, May 10.

The 2018 Hall of Fame class includes John Brennan, St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, Queens, tennis; James Hughes, Moore Catholic High School, Staten Island, track and field; Vinny Leonardo, Archbishop Molloy, Briarwood, Queens, bowling and handball; Brother William Sherlog, C.F.C., Cardinal Hayes High School, the Bronx, and the former Rice High School, Harlem, baseball; Alan Wharton, CHSAA soccer referee; Mary Scott, CHSAA track official; and Maurice Hicks, Rice and Msgr. Scanlan High School, the Bronx, basketball.

Hicks, who played at Rice, returned to Rice to coach for 16 seasons, compiling a record of 352-86 and winning five state championships. Brother Sherlog coaches baseball and teaches at Cardinal Hayes, and formerly coached baseball and served as athletic director at Rice. Hughes has coached track and cross country at Moore Catholic since 1977. Ms. Scott was a CHSAA track meet organizer and administrator for more than 20 years before her death in March. Wharton was a longtime soccer referee who also assigned officials for CHSAA matches.

The golf outing begins with a shotgun start at noon. Registration, with continental breakfast, begins at 11 a.m., and lunch will be served on the golf course. A cocktail reception kicks off the dinner at 6 p.m.

Cost: $275 for the complete day; $175 for golf only; $125 for dinner only. Information: Kevin Piggott, (347) 334-1243.


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