Catholic High School 'Hall' to induct seven
Seven new members will be inducted into the Manchester Catholic High Schools Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Trinity High School in Manchester.
There will be a social hour from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by dinner from 7 to 8. The induction will take place after dinner. For ticket information, contact Eileen Smith at 668-4837.
The honorees are:
-- Anthony "Tony" Haley, Bishop Bradley '63: Haley is being honored for his contribution to youth sports in New Hampshire. He directed the diocesan Catholic youth Red Ryan golf tournament for 25 years and was an active member of the New Hampshire football officials association for 18 years. He won the John Clark Award for football officials in 2003. He also served as a basketball official for over 30 years and is currently serving as national president of the International Association of Basketball Officials.
-- Nicholas Ashooh, Trinity '72: Ashooh played basketball and soccer for Trinity and captained the soccer team in its first two seasons during his junior and senior years. He had a shooter's touch and was ranked third in free throw shooting in Class L during the 1972 season.
-- Patrick McCafferty, Trinity '80: McCafferty was a two-year all-state football player for the Pioneers. He captained the football and baseball teams in his senior year. McCafferty also played successful summer baseball at Sweeney Post before moving on to Holy Cross, where he played a couple of seasons of baseball.
-- John Marcotte, Trinity '87: Marcotte played three years of football and four years of baseball and hockey. He was honored with all-state selections in football in '86 and '87 and also played on the Shrine football team his senior year. He was named to the Class L baseball all-state team in '87. Upon graduation, Marcotte played four years of football and two years of baseball at Springfield College.
-- Francesca (Morrissey) Hansen, Trinity '89: Hansen ran four years of cross country and indoor track and three years of spring track. She was named to the All-City team for cross country and indoor track and was named the 1988 Trinity junior female athlete of the year. She qualified for the New England Track & Field Championships during her junior year as an outstanding middle distance runner. She served as a captain for six different seasons.
-- Dennis Chenette, Trinity '02: Chenette was a four-year varsity member of the soccer, hockey and tennis teams and captained all three teams his senior year. He was named the senior male athlete of the year in 2002 and was selected for the New Hampshire Lions Cup soccer team for his outstanding play in goal. He was named to the Class L Soccer All-State First Team. He went on to graduate in 2006 from the United States Naval Academy, where he also played hockey.
-- Katie Larkin, Trinity '07: Larkin played four years of varsity basketball for the Pioneers and was a three-year starter. She was an integral part of the 2005 state championship team that put together a 24-1 record. She was named a captain during her junior and senior seasons and her teams compiled a 63-10 record over her final three years. A knee injury cut her senior season short. Her speed, quickness, court vision and shooting touch served her well as a point guard.