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2012 IHSAA 3A Boys Basketball State Champions!

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Guerin Catholic 2012 Boys Basketball

Congratulations to our Boys Basketball Golden Eagles for claiming their first 3A State championship crown with defeat of Norwell!

 

For the No. 10-ranked Eagles, it was the first state championship game appearance in any sport. It culminated in the Class 3A basketball crown in only the school’s sixth year of tournament eligibility.

 

IHSAA Champions Network Press Release2:48 a.m. EDT, March 25, 2012

The Guerin Catholic Golden Eagles used a 16-6 run in the second half to bust open a closely contested game and achieve a 64-48 victory over Norwell in the Class 3A boys basketball final.

Coach Pete Smith’s Eagles led only 23-22 at halftime but started their push late in the third quarter. The Eagles turned up the defensive pressure, forcing 12 turnovers and holding Norwell to 31 percent shooting (9-of-29) in the second half. Guerin Catholic connected on 18-of-21 free throws after halftime.

For the No. 10-ranked Eagles, it was the first state championship game appearance in any sport. It culminated in the Class 3A basketball crown in only the school’s sixth year of tournament eligibility.

Guerin Catholic won its last nine games and finished 24-5. Riley Rapp and Aaron Brennan led the Eagles with 14 points apiece, and Brennan had 12 rebounds. Whit Rapp scored 13 points. Adam Hufford added 12 points, all in the second half.

Read the full article by Fox 59′s IHSAA Champions Network, here.