The Guerin Catholic Boys Lacrosse ends season on a high note with the following being recognized by the IHSLA – Indiana High School Lacrosse Association.
Since program’s history, this is the most awards and accolades Guerin Catholic Boys Lacrosse has received. Recognition goes to our Coaches, Staff, Teammates and parents for all their support and direction. GOING BEYOND OUR LIMITATIONS ! GOING BEYOND OUR EXPECTATIONS ! GOING BEYOND OURSELVES !
DISCOVERING GREATNESS IN GUERIN CATHOLIC !
US Lacrosse Coach of the Year – 2017 – Charlie Barry (This is the Coach’s first year as head coach)
2017 All-State Team by Position
Attack – Blaine Wilson (Second Team All State)
Midfield – John Blanchford (Honorable Mention)
Defense – Erich Wiitala (First Team All State) ** Will also participate in the ALL Star game.
Defense – Hugh Ross (Honorable Mention)
Defensive Midfield – Thomas Kaser (First Team All State)
2017 Academic All-State Team (Seniors) / 2017 All Academic (Juniors / Seniors)
Circle City Conference Recognition
- John Blanchford (All Conference)- Junior captain midfielder scored 35 goals, added 8 assists and picked up 60 ground balls on the season.
- John Raney (All Conference)- Senior goalie had 151 saves on the season with a save percentage of 55.72%.
- Erich Wiitala (All Conference)- Junior captain defenseman scored 12 goals, added 4 assists, and picked up 123 ground balls on the season.
- Blaine Wilson (All Conference)- Senior attack had 59 goals and added 37 assists on the season.
- Hugh Ross (All-State Honorable Mention)- Picked up 48 ground balls during the season.
Congratulations to all these fine boys and players.
- Ended season with best record in GCHS Lax history – 13 wins / 8 loss
- First time to host IHSLA First Round State Event
- First time to make it to IHSLA Quarterfinals — losing to 2017 State Champions
- Ranked # 7 in State entering IHSLA Championship
- US Lacrosse Coach of the Year – 2017 – Charlie Barry – a First for GCHS Lax program
- Best start in GCHS Lax program — 5 – 0
- Most number of players to qualify for Academic All-State – Qty 10 Players
- Highest GPA for GCHS Lax program
- New turf field installed – Blessing and Grand Opening of the field.