Collars win inaugurual priest vs. seminarian basketball game in a close contest

May 9, 2017

HOUSTON — On Friday, Apr. 21, Archdiocesan priests and St. Mary’s seminarians came together for a friendly competitive basketball game.

The game was held at Strake Jesuit Competition Gym, which was filled with an estimated 3,000 who watched the 30-35 participates shoot hoops.

The game began with prayer and the national anthem sung by students from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic school. The priests team, the Martyrs, won the inaugural shootout 50 to 47.

Two students also showed their shooting skills during halftime at the Inaugural basketball game that same evening. St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School eighth grader Jacob Morgan won the eighth-grade 3-point shootout. St. Thomas High School junior Max Vosloh won the high school 3-point shootout.