A great weekend for Irish athletics as two teams and 1 individual brought home a state championship.
The Irish tennis team brought home the 2019 state championship and second championship in four years. Claire Koscielski was named the Mental Attitude award winner and finished her career 101-0.
Indianapolis Cathedral 3, Park Tudor 2
1. Ellie Pittman (10) Indianapolis Cathedral def. Lauren Long (9) Park Tudor 6-2, 6-2
2. Meg Coleman (11) Indianapolis Cathedral Jule Schulte (10) Park Tudor 2-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5)
3. Claire Kocielski (12) Indianapolis Cathedral def. Caroline Kittle (10) Park Tudor 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (2)
1. Kitty Greenwalt (12) | Sarah Klapper (12) Park Tudor def. Bella Montefalco (11) | Cole Spau (11) Indianapolis Cathedral 6-2, 6-0
2. Lauren Kittle (9) | Ellie Sing (12) Park Tudor def. Rachel Konesco (11) | Cassie Kronenberger (12) Indianapolis Cathedral 6-3, 6-2
The Cathedral boys lacrosse team defeated HSE 13-6 to win the 2019 state championship and the programs 5th overall. The Irish got out to a quick start leading 4-1 after the first quarter. After a 5-3 halftime score, the defense shutout HSE in the 3rd quarter to take a 9-3 lead heading into the final quarter.
Sam Bedich was named the 2019 IHSLA State Championship Player of the Game.
A record number of Irish Runners also competed in the state meet: