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Biondi's Ron Garcia Is Yonkers Athlete of the Month

Biondi School's Ronald Garcia has been named the Yonkers Daily Voice Athlete of the 
Month.
Biondi School's Ronald Garcia has been named the Yonkers Daily Voice Athlete of the Month. Photo Credit: Danny LoPriore

YONKERS, N.Y. - Ronald Garcia rallied his Biondi School boys basketball team all the way to the Section 1 Class D basketball finals and has been named the Yonkers Daily Voice Athlete of the Month for February.

Garcia, a junior center, scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Lions into the final with a 52-36 victory over Greenburgh Academy. He scored 11 points and had eight rebounds in a 49-40 loss to Martin Luther King Jr. in the Class D championship game Friday, and was named the the Section 1 Class D All-Tournament team.

"It was a good season and we worked hard to become a good team," Garcia said after the loss. "I wanted to get this championship, but I know we did our best."

The 6-foot-2 inside player missed Biondi's 2012 final-four appearance in the Class D playoffs with an injury.

Biondi's coach, Bob Delle Bovi, said Garcia was the team's strength under the basket.

“We have a very good inside-out game with Ronald strong inside,” Delle Bovi said. “It means a lot to have a player like him. He works very hard."

The Athlete of the Month is chosen by the sports reporters and editors of the Daily Voice.

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