Philadelphia High School Basketball
Catholic League Winners, Year by Year

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YR.

SCHOOL

COACH

LEAG. OVERALL

'20

St. Joe's Prep

John Lavin

7-1

'21

West Catholic

Bro. Michael Quinlan

6-2

'22

Roman Catholic

Billy Markward

8-0

'23

St. Joe's Prep

John Lavin

9-1

'24

Roman Catholic

Billy Markward

9-1

'25

Roman Catholic

Billy Markward

8-2

'26

Roman Catholic

Billy Markward

9-3

'27

Roman Catholic

Billy Markward

11-1

'28

Roman Catholic

Billy Markward

13-1

'29

North Catholic

Bill Dougherty

6-0

'30

Roman Catholic

Billy Markward

8-0

'31

West Catholic

Jocko McGarry

7-1

'32

North Catholic

Jocko Collins

6-2

'33

Roman Catholic

Billy Markward

8-0

'34

Roman Catholic

Billy Markward

8-0

'35

North Catholic

Ken Simendinger

10-2

'36

La Salle

Obie O'Brien

13-1

'37

La Salle

Obie O'Brien

13-1

'38

West Catholic

Pat Conway

15-1

'39

South Catholic

Jocko McGarry

13-3

'40

South Catholic

Jocko McGarry

13-3

'41

South Catholic

Jocko McGarry

13-1

'42

La Salle

Joe Meehan

15-1

'43

Roman Catholic

Jordan Olivar

9-7

'44

South Catholic

Jocko McGarry

9-7

'45

South Catholic

Jocko McGarry

14-2

'46

La Salle

Obie O'Brien

9-5

'47

St. Joe's Prep

Joe Oakes

11-3

'48

La Salle

Obie O'Brien

10-4

'49

West Catholic

Joe Langan

9-5

'50

La Salle

Obie O'Brien

14-0 24-1

'51

a-St. Thomas More

Tubby Walker

10-4 21-6

'52

West Catholic

Jim Usilton Jr.

12-2 20-3

'53

West Catholic

Jim Usilton Jr.

13-1 24-2

'54

South Catholic

Jack Kraft

9-5 18-10

'55

West Catholic

Jim Usilton Jr.

9-5 19-9

'56

North Catholic

Ed Scullin

11-2 22-4

'57

North Catholic

Ed Scullin

10-3 19-7

'58

Bishop Neumann

Jack Kraft

10-4 18-7

'59

West Catholic

Jack Devine

12-2 24-5

'60

Monsignor Bonner

Tom Sabol

12-2 18-6

'61

St. Thomas More

Jim Purcell

9-5 19-7

'62

b-St. Joe's Prep

Rev. Jas. Donahoe

13-2 22-5

'63

La Salle

Obie O'Brien

13-2 24-5

'64

Cardinal Dougherty

Jack Pergolin

12-0 24-1

'65

Bishop Neumann

Al DiGiacomo

14-0 22-1

'66

St. Thomas More

Billy Hoy

13-2 22-5

'67

North Catholic

Jack Friel

12-2 25-3

'68

Cardinal O'Hara

Jim Purcell

13-1 24-5

'69

Roman Catholic

Speedy Morris

14-2 26-4

'70

Cardinal Dougherty

Bob Harrington

14-2 24-7

'71

St. Joe's Prep

Eddie Burke

13-3 22-9

'72

St. Thomas More

Eddie Burke

13-3 21-5

'73

Roman Catholic

Speedy Morris

13-3 24-6

'74

Roman Catholic

Speedy Morris

15-1 31-3

'75

Father Judge

Bill Fox

11-5 20-10

'76

Bishop Kenrick

Mike Lynam

12-4 24-8

'77

Father Judge

Bill Fox

11-5 18-16

'78

Roman Catholic

Speedy Morris

13-1 32-4

'79

Roman Catholic

Speedy Morris

13-1 31-5

'80

Roman Catholic

Speedy Morris

13-1 31-3

'81

La Salle

Bill Michuda

14-2 23-8

'82

Roman Catholic

Barry Brodzinski

8-6 18-10

'83

Monsignor Bonner

Ed Stefanski

11-3 27-7

'84

Monsignor Bonner

Art Hunter

11-1 28-6

'85

St. John Neumann

Dave Duke

11-3 27-7

'86

Roman Catholic

Barry Brodzinski

13-1 29-4

'87

North Catholic

Joe Rapczynski

11-5 17-12

'88

Monsignor Bonner

Fran O'Hanlon

10-4 19-9

'89

Roman Catholic

Dennis Seddon

13-1 25-3

'90

Roman Catholic

Dennis Seddon

14-0 27-3

'91

Roman Catholic

Dennis Seddon

14-0 28-3

'92

Roman Catholic

Dennis Seddon

12-2 25-5

'93

Roman Catholic

Dennis Seddon

13-1 27-4

'94

Roman Catholic

Dennis Seddon

12-2 24-7

'95

Archbishop Carroll

Tom Ingelsby

11-3 24-4

'96

Roman Catholic

Dennis Seddon

14-0 27-3

'97

St. John Neumann

Tom Dougherty

12-2 25-3

'98

Father Judge

Bill Fox

12-2 22-8

'99

Roman Catholic

Dennis Seddon

12-2 27-5

'00

Roman Catholic

Dennis Seddon

13-1 25-7

'01

St. John Neumann

Carl Arrigale

11-3 23-8

'02

St. John Neumann

Carl Arrigale

10-4 21-7
'03 St. Joe's Prep Speedy Morris 13-1 30-2
'04 St. Joe's Prep Speedy Morris 13-1 27-4
'05 Neumann-Goretti Carl Arrigale 13-1 27-3
'06 Neumann-Goretti Carl Arrigale 12-2 22-6
'07 Roman Catholic Dennis Seddon 12-2 28-3
'08 North Catholic Mike McCarron 12-2 22-5
'09 Neumann-Goretti Carl Arrigale 16-0 26-3
'10 Neumann-Goretti Carl Arrigale 16-0 30-1
'11 Neumann-Goretti Carl Arrigale 13-0 27-4
'12 Neumann-Goretti Carl Arrigale 13-0 28-3
'13 Neumann-Goretti Carl Arrigale 12-1 23-6
'14 Neumann-Goretti Carl Arrigale 12-1 27-4
'15 Roman Catholic Chris McNesby 11-2 29-2
'16 Roman Catholic Chris McNesby 11-2 27-4
'17 Archbishop Wood John Mosco 12-1 28-3
a -- Rev. Joseph Hilferty filled in when Walker (medical leave) missed eight games in the league season; Walker returned for the playoffs.
b -- Donahoe took over for Ed "Dutch" Doyle (medical leave) early in the league season.

MOST TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS

NO.

SCHOOL

30

Roman Catholic

20

a-Neumann-Goretti

8

La Salle

8

West Catholic

8

North Catholic

a -- formerly South Cath./Bishop Neumann/St. John Neumann.

MOST COACHING CHAMPIONSHIPS

NO.

NAME

10

Dennis Seddon (Roman)

10 Carl Arrigale (Neumann/N-G)

9

Billy Markward (Roman)

8

Speedy Morris (Roman, SJ Prep)

6

Jocko McGarry (West, South)

6 Obie O'Brien (La Salle)