Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart

Basketball

All WNY Team

Congratulations to Micaela Ryan '18 on being named to the All WNY First Team for basketball.  Micaela averages 19.6 points per game, 1.4 assists and 5.8 rebounds.  She finishes her career as the second leading scorer in SHA history with 1525 points.  She will play at Division 1 Elon University.

Jennifer Grimm '19 and Siobhan Ryan '20 received honorable mention.

Class A Champions Again!!

The Varsity Basketball team represented the Buffalo Diocese in the CHSAA State Championships as the Class A representative on March 9 and 10.  This was the third year in a row that Sacred Heart competed at Catholic States.  They won the Class A title in 2016 and were runner ups in 2017.  They won the Class A title again this year!!  The Sharks defeated Our Lady Of Mercy Academy from Syosset in the Semifinals 76-63 to advance to the Finals at Fordham University.  Micaela Ryan had 25 points while Siobhan Ryan added 24.

In the Finals they defeated St. John Villa from Staten Island 62-49.  Micaela Ryan led all scorers with a season high 30 points.  Jen Grimm had 15 points, 10 in the 4th quarter, and Siobhan Ryan added 12 points.  It was a great team effort!

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The Sharks now move on to the Federation Tournament of Champions in Glens Fall on March 23 - 25. 

2017-18 CHSAA Class A State Champions!

 

Captain Tori Sippel '18, Coach Owens, Captain Micaela Ryan '18 with the Championship plaque

 

All Catholic Team

Two Sharks were named to the All Catholic First Team.  Congratulations to Micaela Ryan '18 and Siobhan Ryan '20.

 

Recent Championships

Varsity Roster

JV "A" Roster

JV "B" Roster

2017-18 VARSITY BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

RESULTS

click link for recaps

Fri. 12/1/17

6:45 PM

Penfield HS Home L  42 - 59

Tue. 12/5/17

6:30 PM

Lake Shore HS Lake Shore HS W  58 - 43

Sat. 12/9/17

12:00 PM

Williamsville North HS Wilson HS W  56 - 31

Tue. 12/12/17

6:30 PM

Frontier HS

Home

W 48 - 32

Thu. 12/14/17

6:30 PM

Franklinville HS Franklinville HS L  56 - 65

Mon. 12/18/17

6:30 PM

Cardinal O'Hara HS Home L  48 - 59

Fri. 12/22/17

6:30 PM

Our Lady of Mercy HS

Home

L  66 - 67

Thu. 12/28/17

6:30 PM

Art Dobson Tournament - Olmstead Home W  77 - 43

Fri. 12/29/17

6:30 PM

Art Dobson Tournament  - Clarence HS Home

W  83 - 42

Wed. 1/3/18

6:30 PM

Niagara Catholic * Home W  93 - 10

Sat. 1/6/18

1:00 PM

Bishop Kearney Bishop Kearney L  50 - 75

Mon. 1/8/18

7:00 PM

St. Mary's HS * St. Mary's HS W  57 - 40

Wed. 1/10/18

6:30 PM

Lockport HS Home W  63 - 23

Fri. 1/19/18

6:30 PM

Christian Central Academy * Home W  88 - 26

Tue. 1/23/18

6:00 PM

Nardin Academy * Villa Maria College W  66 - 20

Wed. 1/24/18

6:00 PM

Mt. Mercy Academy * Mt. Mercy Academy W  68 - 34

Sat. 1/27/18

2:30 PM

Kenmore West HS Home W  75 - 38

Wed. 1/31/18

7:30 PM

Williamsville South HS Williamsville South HS L  42 - 67

Thu. 2/1/18

6:30 PM

Nichols School * Home W  59 - 44

Mon. 2/5/18

6:30 PM

Park School * Home W  62 - 26

Tue. 2/6/18

6:30 PM

Buffalo Seminary * Home W  49 - 12

Fri. 2/9/18

6:30 PM

Mt. St. Mary Academy * Home W  73 - 58

Sat. 2/10/18

1:30 PM

Aquinas Institute Home W  80 - 52

Wed. 2/14/18

6:00 PM

Cardinal O'Hara HS * Cardinal O'Hara L  55 - 72

Sun. 2/25/18

3:30 PM

MMHSAA Semifinals vs Mt. St. Mary Villa Maria College W  60 - 49

Sat. 3/3/18

6:00 PM

MMHSAA Finals vs Cardinal O'Hara Villa Maria College L  46 - 62

Fri. 3/9/18

5:00 PM

CHSAA Semifinals vs Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Syosset Holy Cross HS W 76-63

Sat. 3/10/18

5:00 PM

CHSAA Finals vs St. John Villa, Staten Island Fordham University W 62-49

Fri. 3/23/18

10:45 AM

Federation Tournament vs. James Madison HS - Brooklyn Glens Falls Civic Arena L  41 - 57

       * League Games

 

2017-18 JV "A" BASKETBALL SCHEDULE 

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

RESULTS

Fri. 12/1/17

5:15 PM  

Penfield HS Home L  30 - 63

Tue. 12/5/17

5:00 PM

Lake Shore HS Lake Shore HS W  21 - 11

Thu. 12/7/17

5:00 PM

Niagara Falls HS Home W  41 - 22

Tue. 12/12/17

5:00 PM

Frontier HS

Home

W  33 - 29

Thu. 12/14/17

5:00 PM

Franklinville HS Franklinville HS W  55 - 13

Mon. 12/18/17

5:00 PM

Cardinal O'Hara HS Home W 49 - 38

Fri. 12/22/17

5:00 PM

Our Lady of Mercy HS

Home

L  27 - 37

Thu. 12/28/17

3:30 PM

Art Dobson Tournament - Olmstead Home W  56 - 9

Fri. 12/29/17

5:00 PM

Art Dobson Tournament  - Clarence HS Home L  31 - 46

Wed. 1/3/18

5:00 PM

Niagara Catholic * Home W  48 - 13

Mon. 1/8/18

5:30 PM

St. Mary's HS * St. Mary's HS L  40 - 55

Wed. 1/10/18

5:00 PM

Lockport HS Home W  47 - 32

Wed. 1/17/18

4:30 PM

Williamsville North HS Home W  39 - 29

Mon. 1/22/18

6:30 PM

Wilson HS Home W  62 - 19

Tue. 1/23/18

4:30 PM

Nardin Academy * Villa Maria College W  38 - 18

Wed. 1/24/18

4:30 PM

Mt. Mercy Academy * Mt. Mercy Academy W  40 - 28

Sat. 1/27/18

1:00 PM

Kenmore West HS Home W  40 - 11

Wed. 1/31/18

6:00 PM

Williamsville South HS Williamsville South HS W  62 - 18

Fri. 2/9/18

5:00 PM

Mt. St. Mary Academy * Home W  45 - 26

Sat. 2/10/18

12:00 PM

Aquinas Institute Home W 50 - 26

Wed. 2/14/18

4:30 PM

Cardinal O'Hara HS * Cardinal O'Hara W  39 - 28

      * League Games

  

2017-18 JV "B" BASKETBALL SCHEDULE 

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

RESULTS

Mon. 1/8/18

5:00 PM

Middle Early College Home W  31 - 18

Thu. 1/11/18

5:00 PM

St. Mary's HS St. Mary's L  9 - 30

Fri. 1/19/18

5:00 PM

Cardinal O'Hara HS Cardinal O'Hara HS L  14 - 61

Wed. 1/24/18

5:00 PM

Niagara Catholic Home L  27 - 29

Wed. 1/31/18

5:00 PM

Lewiston-Porter HS Home L 8 - 26

Tue. 2/6/18

6:00 PM

Middle Early College HS

MEC

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L 31 - 38

Wed. 2/14/18

4:30 PM

Mt. Mercy Academy Home L

  

Coaches

Varsity Head Coach:  Carrie Owens

                                                             

After a successful career as a player at D’Youville College, Ms. Owens was an assistant coach there for five years.  She transitioned to high school coaching in 2009 and coached at both North Tonawanda and Cleveland Hill HS.  While at Cleveland Hill, she led her team to a Sectional Class B-2 title in 2015.  Ms. Owens is a fourth grade teacher in the Buffalo Public School system.

Contact email: 48.cowensgmail.com48.cowensgmail.com

Amherst Bee article on Coach Owens

Varsity Assistant: Christina Healy '11

 

JV "A" Head Coach: 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. 

Contact email: rstepiensacredheartacademy.orgrstepiensacredheartacademy.org

JV "A" Assistant:  Gina Ricotta  '07

 

JV "B" Head Coach: Kim Sendlak

Contact email: ksendlak 24gmail.comksendlak 24gmail.com