Priestly hoops

| April 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Jarad Wolf of St. John Vianney College Seminary in St. Paul drives to the basket past Bryan Kujawa of the St. Paul Seminary during the annual Priest and Seminarian Basketball Tournament April 12 at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis. SJV won the game 43-35 and earned the right to face a team made up of priests from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, which included SJV rector Father Michael Becker. SJV won that game as well, 39-33. (Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit)

Jarad Wolf of St. John Vianney College Seminary in St. Paul drives to the basket past Bryan Kujawa of the St. Paul Seminary during the annual Priest and Seminarian Basketball Tournament April 12 at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis. SJV won the game 43-35 and earned the right to face a team made up of priests from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, which included SJV rector Father Michael Becker. SJV won that game as well, 39-33. (Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit)

DeLaSalle High School junior Travis Reid tries to dunk two basketballs at once during a slam dunk contest that took place between games. It featured players from local high Catholic high schools, including Reid's teammate, sophomore Jarvis Johnson, who won the competition. In addition to successfully dunking the two balls, Reid also did a dunk in which he jumped over three boys crouched under the hoop. (Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit)

DeLaSalle High School junior Travis Reid tries to dunk two basketballs at once during a slam dunk contest that took place between games. It featured players from local high Catholic high schools, including Reid’s teammate, sophomore Jarvis Johnson, who won the competition. In addition to successfully dunking the two balls, Reid also did a dunk in which he jumped over three boys crouched under the hoop. (Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit)

Archbishop John Nienstedt joined the cheering SJV fans at the tournament. (Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit)

Archbishop John Nienstedt joins cheering SJV fans at the tournament. (Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit)

Father Patrick Barnes is surrounded by SJV players as he tries to take a shot. Father Barnes and the team of priests lost to SJV 39-33. (Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit)

Father Patrick Barnes is surrounded by SJV players as he tries to take a shot. Father Barnes and the team of priests lost to SJV 39-33. (Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit)

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