Priests prevail in hoops

| April 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Basketball 1: Father Patrick Barnes corrals the ball with pressure from Brandon Theisen (16) during the annual Priests versus Seminarians basketball tournament, which took place April 10 at Totino-Grace High School in Fridley. The priests defeated a team consisting of seminarians from the St. Paul Seminary 48-47 in overtime to claim the championship. The seminarians earned the right to play the priests, which included men from the Archdiocese plus two from the Diocese of St. Cloud, by defeating the St. John Vianney team 57-45. The event also included a three-point shooting contest between games. Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit

Father Patrick Barnes corrals the ball with pressure from Brandon Theisen (16) during the annual Priests versus Seminarians basketball tournament, which took place April 10 at Totino-Grace High School in Fridley. The priests defeated a team consisting of seminarians from the St. Paul Seminary 48-47 in overtime to claim the championship. The seminarians earned the right to play the priests, which included men from the Archdiocese plus two from the Diocese of St. Cloud, by defeating the St. John Vianney team 57-45. The event also included a three-point shooting contest between games. Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit

Basketball 2: Seminarian Doug Liebsch blocks a shot by Father Michael Barsness during action in the championship game.

Seminarian Doug Liebsch blocks a shot by Father Michael Barsness during action in the championship game. Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit

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