If the Archbishop Ryan High School boys basketball team was any scrappier, they’d probably be stripped for parts and sold at the local junkyard.
Here’s a look at fall-season football and soccer athletes who will be honored at the 27th annual Northeast Sports Awards Banquet.
“It’s always an exciting opportunity for us to play a great opponent like La Salle, and there’s no shame in losing to such a quality team. That said, it is hard for us to stack up against them.” — Washington coach Ron Cohen
Four Catholic League championships.
For years, Archbishop Ryan’s football team has been near the bottom of the Catholic League standings. The Raiders haven’t finished with a winning record since 1998.
“I just love all the accomplishments running has gotten me. It’s just my sport. I feel like it’s a part of me.” — Teresa Ortiz
Frankford, 37; Central, 12: Frankford High School downed Central in the Public League semifinals on Saturday afternoon, earning a place in the coveted championship game.
Regulation time was not enough for the Catholic League to determine a boys soccer champion on Nov. 2.
Little Flower failed to win the Catholic League crown, but the Sentinels still have plenty to celebrate.