Momentum makes a mighty fine gift for delirious basketball fans, especially ones who want an upset. Just as supporters of Archbishop Wood High School sensed their Vikings could vault past Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St., at The Palestra Monday night, Sianni Martin, determined to deny their wishes, converted what proved to be the game-deciding three-point play, guiding the Saints to a 50-45 win that secured their second-straight Catholic League championship.
One could devote days to pondering “could have” scenarios from Monday’s Catholic League boys’ basketball championship game at The Palestra, which Roman Catholic High School, won, 64-59, over Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St.
Upon huddling her charges following Friday’s 65-52 AAA semifinal loss to Universal Audenried Charter High School, 3301 Tasker St., Chris Donnelly let the ladies know they had given their all in helping The Academy at Palumbo, 1100 Catharine St., to register a remarkable campaign.
According to acquaintances, Christopher Gedraitis could captivate quite easily, which made the 30-year-old’s March 23, 2006 death from an undiagnosed heart condition a wrenching reminder of the brevity of life.