One of our very OWN, Kristina Arvelo (class of 2015), participated in the NYC Mayor's Cup yesterday evening at St. Francis College. The Mayor's Cup features the best of the best high school basketball players from the five boroughs, from both the PSAL (public) and CHSAA (parochial) leagues.
Kristina led the PSAL in scoring with 11 points and 5 assists. 8 of those points and 3 of those assists were in the fourth quarter. Her performance propelled the PSAL to a 77-73 victory over the CHSAA team, and Kristina was named the game MVP.
For the fourth straight year, OWN faced The Charter School for Educational Excellence in the Bronx/Queens regional championship game. Emotions were running high, but our student athletes remained disciplined and composed. They executed on both offense and defense.
Final score OWN 18 - CSEE 12. This our seventh Bronx/Queens regional championship in ten seasons. Our players put on a magnificent performance!
November started off with a string of victories for our Girls Volleyball and our Coed Flag Football teams, and both are in great shape for the upcoming playoffs.
The Lady Falcons played their final home games of the 2018 regular season as they hosted Our Savior Lutheran and Growing Up Green Charter School. By the end of the evening, they finished the regular season with a record of 9 - 0. This is the third consecutive year that they have accomplished this feat.
Despite missing 5 key players, our Flag Football team achieved a shut out victory over Bronx Prep Charter School. The final score was 21- 0. Truly an impressive victory under trying circumstances!
OWNCS Falcons continue to fly high as they faced Health and Science Charter School on Saturday. The team focused on the word complacent this week as they continue to work on moving from good to great. They took a huge step closer by getting their first shut out of the season.