OLM Junior Team Captures New England Regional CYO Championship


Our Lady of Mercy School’s Junior Boys Basketball Team captured the New England CYO Championship, a first for the school and parish in recent memory, on Sunday, March 24 in Manchester, New Hampshire, with a 40-37 victory over St. Leo’s, of the Diocese of Worcester. The Jaguars, coached by Sara Passananti and Father Daniel Mahoney, qualified for the New England Tourney after capturing the CAL state title with wins over Mercymount Country Day School, Cumberland, and Immaculate Conception Catholic Regional School, Cranston. In Manchester, OLM defeated both Thomas Aquinas School of Bridgeport, 44-29, and Trinity Catholic Academy of Boston, 62-39, on Saturday, March 23, en route to the title game. The OLM Juniors finished the 2023-24 season with a 12-2 record overall.