It was a fight to the finish as North County and South County religious took it to the court at this year’s Priests and Seminarians Basketball Game which took place on June 16.
SOUTH COUNTY TOOK HOME THE TROPHY AT THE 2023 PRIESTS AND SEMINARIANS BASKETBALL GAME HELD ON JUNE 16.
Our diocesan priests and seminarians from North and South Orange County faced off in what was billed as an All-Star match-up held at Mater Dei High School’s gymnasium.
SUPPORTERS FILLED THE STANDS AT THE MATER DEI HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM TO CHEER ON THEIR FAVORITE PRIESTS AND SEMINARIANS.
Always a fan-favorite, crowds packed the stands to cheer on both teams – complete with black and white pom-poms, special t-shirts and posters of their favorite players.
FR. BRANDON DANG LAUNCHES A SHOT DURING THE JUNE 16 PRIESTS VS SEMINARIANS BASKETBALL GAME. PHOTOS BY IAN TRAN/DIOCESE OF ORANGE
Bishop Timothy Freyer started the evening by leading the Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
CODY SCHURTER MAKES AN ATTEMPT AT THE FREE-THROW LINE DURING THE NORTH COUNTY/SOUTH COUNTY MATCH-UP ON JUNE 16.
The game ended up being quite a nail-biter – but in the end South County came up on top by a score of 57 55.
Let’s hear it for this year’s players!
Fr. Wayne Adajar
Fr. Damien Giap
Fr. Brendan Hankins
Fr. Michael Ngyuen
Fr. Tim Peters
Fr. Brandon Dang
Fr. Michael Fitzpatrick
Fr. Duy Le
Fr. Ben Tran
All funds raised benefit the Diocese’s Vocations Office. For more information, visit Rcbo.org/vocations