The Saint Clement High School girls basketball team had a great season, finishing with a 12-8 record and qualifying for the state tournament for the second year in a row. The Lady Anchors were led by third-year head coach Alyssa Jann and sophomore standout Katie Monestime.
The team had three players named to the Catholic Central League all-star team: sophomore guard Katie Monestime; junior forward captain Jessica Popken; and junior center Sidney Cezil.
Monestime has been on the team since her eighth-grade year and is having a great season averaging, 23.1 points per game, nine rebounds, six assists and five steals per game. Junior captain Jessica Popken, who has been on the varsity team since her seventh-grade year just recently became the fourth female member to join the prestigious 1,000th Point Club at Saint Clement High School. Junior Sidney Cezil is leading the team in rebounding for the second season in a row, averaging 12 rebounds per game.
The boys basketball team had its greatest regular season in recent memory, going an impressive 19-1. They won the Catholic Central League and secured the number one seed in the division four state tournaments for the second year in a row. The anchors are led by 12-year coach Leo Boucher, third-year coach Larry Washington and second-year coach Matt O’Donnell. Saint Clement boys basketball team had five players named to the Catholic Central League all star team: junior guard Brandon Williams; junior guard Jack Hartnett; junior guard Emaru Pena; senior forward Khaneil Bruce; and junior center Eamonn Joyce. Khaneil Bruce was also named co-MVP of the Catholic Central League.
High school hockey team
Saint Clement High School hockey played on a cooperative team with Saint Joseph Preparatory High School of Brighton for the second season in a row. The team plays their home games at Watertown Rink. Saint Clement High School had 11 students on the team this year, and Saint Joseph Prep contributed eight players. The team was led by Saint Clement senior captain William Rennie and fellow seniors Connor Sullivan, Joshua Mains and Nicholas Codair. Saint Clement High School had two league all star selections: junior forward Alex Watson from Medford; and junior forward Patrick Sullivan from Charlestown. The team will look to build from this season and put themselves in position to be back in state tournament contention next season.