The Central Catholic Knights Girls Basketball team defeated Covenant Christian on Saturday 56-43 to become 2016 IHSAA 2A Girls Basketball Champions!
Covenant Christian opened the 4th quarter with a 5-0 run, cutting the score to 45-35, but the Knights were up to the challenge and surged to a 13 point win. Leading at the end of the first quarter 17-9, the Knights never relinquished the lead. The Knights were led by Cameron Onken with 21 points and 9 rebounds, Libby Bonner with a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds and Lexi Thompson with 12 points and 5 rebounds. This is the 3rd State Championship for the Central Catholic Girls Basketball team and 2nd consecutive championship winning the 1A title last season.
This is the first state title in any sport at the 2A level for Lafayette Central Catholic. Way to Go Knights Girls Basketball team!