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TimesLedger Athlete of the Week: Bryan Geffen

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School: St. Francis Prep

Sport: Basketball

Position: Guard

Year: Senior

Hometown: Bayside

The crowd at the William O'Meara Memorial Gym in the basement of Holy Cross High School was raucous, ready to celebrate the boys’ basketball team’s remarkable comeback against rival St. Francis Prep in another classic Battle of Francis Lewis Boulevard.

But Bryan Geffen had other plans.

The Boston University-bound guard from Bayside, who is third in the CHSAA ‘AA’ in scoring averaging 23.4 points per game, buried a three-pointer from the top of the key to lift the Terriers to its first league win of the year, 67-59 over the Knights Sunday.

Honor Roll

After rolling a 210, Paul Cianciaruso bowled a 248 to lead the Stanners to a come-from-behind win over Xaverian in the CHSAA bowling championship match ... Keith Morrice had a hat trick for the McClancy hockey team in an 8-3 win over St. Raymond’s in a battle for first place in the CHSHL ‘C’ division ... Freshman Casey Shevlin had a team-high 17 points for The Mary Louis Academy basketball team in a 57-54 loss to powerhouse St. Michael’s in the Monsignor King championship game ... After limping off the court early in the third quarter, Dawn Coleman scored back-to-back clutch baskets for Francis Lewis in a 56-51 win over Bishop Kearney in the consolation game of the Monsignor King tournament ... Tacheyana Brown had 31 points to lead John Bowne to a 72-50 win over Bayside ... Tina Charles and Carrem Gay both registered double doubles for Christ the King in a 68-51 win over St. Francis Prep. Charles had 22 points and 15 rebounds and Gay had 14 points and 11 rebounds ... Craig Davis had 19 points, 21 rebounds and four blocks and Will Egwu added 14 points and 11 rebounds for Van Buren in a 59-48 win over Jamaica.

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