Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart

Basketball

Congratulations to Kathleen Ryan '16 and Sarah Young '16 on their selection as First Team All Catholic.  Julia Blujus '15 was selected to the Second Team All Catholic.

Recent Championships

2014-15 VARSITY and JV "A" BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

RESULTS

Tue.,

12/2/14

8:45 PM

Al Pastor Tourney

Williamsville North HS -Varsity

Daemen College

4380 Main St.

Amherst 14226

W  38 - 37

Sarah Young - MVP

Tue.,

12/9/14

6 PM

Tapestry Charter School -Varsity Home W  72 - 49

Thu.,

12/11/14

5 PM/6:30 PM

Lockport HS Home

Var  W 58 - 45

JV    L  31 - 43

Sat.,

12/13/14

2 PM

Bishop Kearney HS -Varsity Home L   51 - 54

Tue.,

12/16/14

6 PM

Christian Central Academy -Varsity Home W  54 - 49

Wed.,

12/17/14

5 PM

Akron HS - JV  Home JV  W  40 - 9

Sat.,

12/20/14

3:30 PM/5 PM

Aquinas Institute - Varsity plays first Home

Var  W 56 - 47

JV    L 22 - 29

Tue.,

12/23/14

5:30 PM

Starpoint HS - JV

Starpoint HS

4363 Mapleton Rd

Lockport 14094

JV   W 35 - 25

Fri.,

12/26/14

2 PM JV/6 PM V

Art Dobson Memorial Tournament

JV and Varsity vs Health Sciences Charter

Home

Var W 79 - 28

JV  W 46 - 14

 

Sat.,

12/27/14

4 PM JV/ 6 PM V

Art Dobson Memorial Tournament

JV and Varsity vs Nardin

Home

Var  W 61 - 49

Sarah Young - MVP

JV    L  42 - 45

Mon.,

1/5/15

5 PM/6:30 PM

Mt. Mercy * Home

Var W 76 - 69 OT

JV   W 43 - 27

Wed.,

1/7/15

6 PM

Christian Central Academy * - Varsity

CCA

39 Academy St.

Williamsville 14221

W  65 - 57

Mon.,

1/12/15

5 PM/6:30 PM

Niagara Catholic *

Niagara Catholic

520 66th St.

Niagara Falls 14304

Var  W 56 - 25

JV   W 44 - 21

Fri.,

1/16/15

6  PM

Buffalo Seminary * -Varsity Home

W  68 - 18

 

Sat.,

1/17/15

12 Noon/2 PM

Williamsville South HS Home

Var  L  53 - 58

JV  W 45 - 23

Mon.,

1/19/15

4:30 PM  JV

Immaculata Academy - JV 

Immaculata Academy

5138 S. Park

Hamburg 14075

JV   W 39 - 35

Wed.,

1/21/15

5 PM/6:30 PM

St. Mary's Lancaster * Home

Var  W 52 - 30

JV   W  42 - 17

Mon.,

1/26/15

6 PM

Park School * - Varsity

Park School

4675 Harlem Rd.

Snyder 14226

W  61 - 35

 

Wed.,

1/28/15

5 PM/6:30 PM

Frontier HS Home

Var W 49 - 27

JV   L  30 - 41

Fri.,

1/30/15

4:30 PM/6 PM

Nichols School *

Nichols School

1250 Amherst St.

Buffalo 14216

Var W 69 - 51

JV   W  42 - 19

Thu.,

2/5/15

5 PM/6:30 PM

Mt. St. Mary *

Mt. St. Mary

3756 Delaware Ave.

Kenmore 14217

Var W 62 - 47

JV  W  47 - 24

Sat.,

2/7/15

12 PM/1:30 PM

Nardin Academy * Home

Var  W 66 - 56

JV   W 41 - 30

Mon.,

2/9/15

6 PM

Cardinal O'Hara HS * -Varsity Home L   55 - 68

Wed.,

2/18/15

5 PM/6:30 PM

Mt. St. Mary Home

Var  W 56 - 48

JV   W 46 - 26

Sat.,

2/21/15

1 PM/2:30 PM

Williamsville North HS Home

Var  L  56 - 66

JV   W 55 - 36

Sat.,

2/28/15

2:45 PM

MMHSAA

Semi-Finals

vs Mt. Mercy

Canisius College - Koessler Center L  28 - 49

       * League Games

       If two times are listed, JV plays first followed by Varsity.

2014-15 Rosters:

2015 JV "B" BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

RESULTS

Wed.,

1/7/15

4:30 PM

Nardin Academy Villa Maria L   16 - 28

Thu.,

1/15/15

4:30 PM

Niagara Catholic Niagara Catholic postponed

Fri.,

1/16/15

4:30 PM

Mt. St. Mary Academy Home - Athletic Center L   13 - 27

Sun.,

1/18/15

1:00 PM

Our Lady of Mercy

Rochester

Home - Athletic Center W   23 - 18

Mon.,

1/26/15

4:30 PM

St. Mary's of Lancaster Home - school gym L   20 - 47

Wed.,

2/4/15

4:30 PM

Mt. St. Mary Academy Mt. St. Mary L  15 - 37

Thu.,

2/5/15

4:30 PM

Niagara Catholic Home - school gym W  21 - 18

Tue.,

2/10/15

4:30 PM

Nardin Academy Home - Athletic Center L   26 - 29

Thu.,

2/19/15

4:30 PM

Nichols School Home - Athletic Center L  25 - 35

2015 Roster:

 

Coaches

Varsity Head Coach:  Debbie Laux '81

Debbie Laux takes over the head coaching position after serving as the assistant coach for 16 years.

Ms. Laux played at Sacred Heart from 1979 – 1981 and at Canisius College from 1981 – 1985.  An accomplished athlete, Debbie is a member of the SHA Sports Hall of Fame for basketball, volleyball, softball, and badminton.  She played both basketball and softball in college and is a member of the Canisius College Sports Hall of Fame.  Debbie earned a B.S. in Management from Canisius College in 1985 and is a sale representative for Laux Sporting Goods.

Varsity Assistant: TBA

 

JV "A" Head Coach:  Evan Groat

Mr. Groat is a 2007 graduate of SUNY Cortland, where he earned both his B.S. and M.S. in Physical Education/Health Education.  He has coached the JV team since the 2010-11 season.  The team has been very successful with him at the helm, finishing near the top of the league standings each year.  Prior to coming to SHA, Evan spent four years teaching and coaching in the NYC public school system.  He coached girl’s Varsity Basketball for three seasons and boy's Varsity Baseball for four seasons guiding teams to the playoffs in each sport. 

JV "A" Assistant: Ronald Stepien

Mr. Stepien is a Science Teacher at Sacred Heart teaching Chemistry and Physics. He started his coaching career as the JV Coach at Sacred Heart.  Since then, he has coached at the Varsity level at a few area high schools and most recently was the Assistant Coach at an area Division III school. Mr. Stepien is a graduate of Canisius College with a B. A. in Biochemistry and has a Masters Degree from both Buffalo State and Canisius College.

JV "B" Head Coach: Kim Sendlak