Catholic High School League
2020 Girls Basketball Championships

Bishop Division  l  Cardinal DivisionPast champions Frank Connelly award winners



Bishop Division

2020 CHSL Bishop Division girls basketball champion: Farmington Hills Mercy.


At University of Detroit Mercy, Calihan Hall

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Farmington Hills Mercy 51, Bloomfield Hills Marian 40

The Marlins (17-2) held off a late Mustangs (14-4) rally to win its first CHSL Bishop championship since 2017 and its eighth overall. The Marlins led 15-9 after one quarter, 27-21 at halftime, and 33-28 after three quarters. But the Mustangs closed the game to 35-34 with three minutes left. The Marlins used a 16-6 run to end the game, making eight of 10 free throws. Freshman Maya White scored 14 points to lead the Marlins. Junior Julia Bishop, junior Alexis Roberts, and junior Maddie Kenney each scored seven points in the win. Sophomore Sophie Dugas added six points. The Marlins and Mustangs split their two regular-season games with the Marlins winning at home, 46-34, on Jan. 7 and the Mustangs taking a 36-29 win on Jan. 28 on their home court, and the two shared the CHSL Central Division championship.


Head coach: Gary Morris   Assistant coaches: Kelly Jaskot, Dennis Janer, Claire Waterstradt, Ron Jaskot

Players: Fran DeNardo, Alexis Butler, Kenzie Williamston, Alexis Roberts, Ellie Tisko, Mary Shah, Lauren Smiley, Maya White, Jill Smith, Julia Bishop, Maddie Kenney, Sophie Dugas. Manager: Biance Marcon


> Mercy girls basketball earns eighth Catholic League title with win against Marian

> Mercy wins rubber match with Marian in CHSL championship


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Farmington Hills Mercy junior Maddie Kenney (31) scores against Dearborn Divine Child on Wednesday.

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Bloomfield Hills Marian sophomore Anna Herberholz scores against Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard on Wednesday.

At Detroit Catholic Central

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Farmington Hills Mercy 60, Dearborn Divine Child 59

Junior Julia Bishop drove the length of the court after grabbing a rebound and was fouled with .09 left on the clock and hit a free throw to lift the Marlins (16-2) past the Falcons (10-8). After Bishop hit the first free throw, she intentionally missed the second to allow the clock to run out. Bishop finished with 15 points. Freshman Maya White led the Marlins with 18 points. Freshman Kennedy Blair led the Falcons with 28 points.



Friday, February 14, 2020

At Riverview Gabriel Richard

Dearborn Divine Child 56, Macomb Lutheran North 23

Farmington Hills Mercy (Bye)

At Detroit Catholic Central

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Bloomfield Hills Marian 43, Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard 30

The two-time defending Bishop champion Mustangs outscored the Irish 14-2 in the fourth quarter to advance to the final. The Mustangs (14-3). The Irish (9-8) led 21-20 at halftime. Sophomore Sarah Sylvester led the Mustangs with 19 points. Sophomore Anna Herberholz scored 10 points. Sophomore Lainey Garbarz led the Irish with nine points



Friday, February 14, 2020

At Riverview Gabriel Richard

Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard 41, Warren Regina 23

Bloomfield Hills Marian (Bye)


Mercy High School, Farmington Hills, Michigan. Catholic College Preparatory School for Young Women.
Marian High School, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Strong Women of Mind and Heart.

Cardinal Division


2020 CHSL Cardinal Division girls basketball champion: Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes.


At University of Detroit Mercy, Calihan Hall

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes 44, Wixom St. Catherine of Siena 27

The Lakers (12-7) won their first CHSL Cardinal girls basketball championship since 2016, downing the Stars (13-5). Junior Brooklyn Robak scored 17 points to lead the Lakers. Freshman Quinn Robak scored 10 points. Senior Isabella Kline added eight points in the win. Junior Alexis Koenig scored four points. The Lakers led 23-16 at halftime and 34-22 after three quarters.


Head coach: Steven Robak

Players: Quinn Robak, Alexis Koenig, Nicolette Hysni, Grace McCarthy, Aubree Kuhn, Macy Senerius, Marla Valdovinos, Irene Mackowiak, Isabelle Kline, Brooklyn Robak, Kailey Koshorek, Isabella Asai, Helen Schneider, MairEva Allen


> Waterford Our Lady reclaims CHSL title with win over St. Catherine Academy


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Wixom St. Catherine of Siena senior Lizzy Turek (2) scores against Madison Heights Bishop Foley on Tuesday.

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Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes junior Brooklyn Robak (24) scores against Royal Oak Shrine Catholic on Tuesday.

At Warren Regina

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Wixom St. Catherine of Siena 50,
Madison Heights Bishop Foley 35

The Stars (13-4) dominated the game from the opening tip-off, eliminating the Ventures (15-3). The Stars return to the CHSL final for the second year in a row. St. Catherine led 26-8 at halftime. Junior Darbi Klatt led the Stars with 13 points while senior Lizzy Turek and freshman Hailey Baumann both added 10 points.


> Stars advance to CHSL final

> Wixom St. Catherine advances to CHSL final after defeating Bishop Foley



Saturday, February 15, 2020

Madison Heights Bishop Foley 54, Riverview Gabriel Richard 23

Wixom St. Catherine of Siena 46, Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood 30


At Warren Regina

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes 50,
Royal Oak Shrine Catholic 45

The Lakers (11-7) earned a spot in the CHSL final, holding off the defending champion Knights (12-5). The Lakers led 24-22 at halftime and used a 17-8 third-quarter run to extend the lead to 41-30. The Lakers were led by cousins Quinn Robak’s (a freshman) 18 points and Brooklyn Robak’s (a junior) 15 points.


> Waterford Our Lady ends Shrine's run atop CHSL with 50-45 semifinal victory



Saturday, February 15, 2020

Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes 46, Allen Park Cabrini 31

Royal Oak Shrine Catholic 1, Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett 0 (Forfeit)


St. Catherine of Siena Academy, Wixom, Michigan. Intellect   Faith   Leadership   Sisterhood   Community

Past champions

Bishop Division

Formerly A-B Division

2019: Bloomfield Hills Marian

2018: Bloomfield Hills Marian

2017: Farmington Hills Mercy

2016: Bloomfield Hills Marian

2015: Bloomfield Hills Marian

2014: Farmington Hills Mercy

2013: Bloomfield Hills Marian

2012: Dearborn Divine Child

2011: Farmington Hills Mercy

2010: Bloomfield Hills Marian


Cardinal Division

Formerly C-D Division

2019: Royal Oak Shrine Catholic

2018: Royal Oak Shrine Catholic

2017: Royal Oak Shrine Catholic

2016: Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes

2015: Riverview Gabriel Richard

2014: Madison Heights Bishop Foley

2013: Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes

2012: Riverview Gabriel Richard

2011: Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes

2010: Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes


Frank Connelly Award

Frank Connolly Award was named for the late director of the Catholic Youth Organization  who was responsible for the beginning and fostering growth in girls' basketball. The award is presented annually to the outstanding female scholar-athlete in girls' basketball.


2019: Maria Schudt, Chesterfield Austin Catholic

2018: Abbey Reppen, Livonia Ladywood

2017: Megan O'Brien, Warren Regina

2016: Elizabeth Swartz, Pontiac Notre Dame Preparatory

2015: Kara Holinski, Bloomfield Hills Marian

2014: Madison Southers, Marine City Cardinal Mooney

2013: Morgan Casanova, Riverview Gabriel Richard

2012: Lauren Henderson, Riverview Gabriel Richard

2011: Katy Jakubek, Warren Regina

2010: Colette Cerulla, Wynadotte Mt. Carmel

2009: Jordan Mueller, Farmington Hills Mercy

2008: Alexandra Serowoky, Livonia Ladywood

2007: Kathryn Berger, Livonia Ladywood

2006: Natalie Carnagie, Bloomfield Hills Academy of the Sacred Heart

2005: Claire Aubrey, Bloomfield Hills Marian

2004: Aubrey Brewis, Dearborn Divine Child

2003: Stefanie Broderick, Marine City Cardinal Mooney

2002: Elizabeth Obrecht, Livonia Ladywood

2001: Emily Wagoner, Royal Oak Shrine Catholic

2000: Carrie Brankiewicz, Farmington Hills Mercy

1999: Mandi Lemmons, Detroit Holy Redeemer

1998: Katie McCabe, Allen Park Cabrini

1997: Regina Respert, Redford Bishop Borgess

1996: Melissa Hawley, Royal Oak Shrine Catholic

1995: Erin Rewalt, Marine City Cardinal Mooney

1994: Connie Gryniewicz, Center Line St. Clement

1993: Christine Graney, Allen Park Cabrini

1992: Kathy Offer, Royal Oak Shrine Catholic

1991: Elizabeth Jarosz, Dearborn Divine Child

1990: Teri Lynn Koss, Center Line St. Clement

1989: Jennifer Shasky, Birmingham Marian

1988: Kelly Knight, Harper Woods Regina

1987: Margaret DeMatteo, Farmington Hills Mercy

1986: Karen McDonnell, Dearborn Divine Child

1985: Emily Wagner, Livonia Ladywood

1984: Lisa Kniffin, Detroit Dominican

1983: Mona Beth Clor, Redford St. Agatha

1982: Liz Powaser, Dearborn Divine Child

1981: Janet Dooley, Pontiac Catholic

1980: Monica Orbin, Harper Woods Regina, Mary Lopus, Redford St. Mary

1979: Beth Adesso, Harper Woods Bishop Gallagher

1978: Janice Pawlak, Livonia Ladywood

1977: Mary Pat Hammell, Farmington Hills Mercy

1976: Mary Katy Intyre, Redford Bishop Borgess

1975: Linda Balabuch, Hamtramck St. Ladislaus