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Guerin Catholic defeats Norwell for 3A crown

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INDIANAPOLIS -

Aaron Brennan had 14 points and 12 rebounds to help lead the Guerin Catholic Golden Eagles to a 64-48 win over the Norwell Knights in the Class 3A state final.

Riley Rapp scored 14 points on Saturday and Whit Rapp had 12 points and five rebounds for the Golden Eagles. The Eagles won their first championship in their first ever state finals appearance. The Knights also made their first state finals appearance.

Grant Baker scored 11 points for the Knights and was the only Norwell player to reach double figures.

The Golden Eagles broke away in the fourth quarter and led by as many as 19 points. They shot 7 of 11 in the final quarter and outscored the Knights 26-14 to seal the win.

GUERIN CATHOLIC (24-5)
      Hall 0-2 0-0 0, Lyons 0-0 0-0 0, Sahm 0-2 0-0 0, Paige 4-7 1-2 9, O'Neill 0-0 0-0 0, Hufford 3-8 6-7 12, R. Rapp 4-10 3-6 14, Vickery 0-0 2-2 2, Mazanowski 0-0 0-0 0, Burrough 0-0 0-0 0, W. Rapp 4-6 4-4 13, Brennan 6-11 2-2 14. Totals 21-46 18-23 64.

NORWELL (24-3)
      Bales 0-0 0-0 0, Baker 4-9 0-0 11, VanMeter 3-13 1-2 9, Fillman 4-9 0-1 8, Vogel 2-3 0-0 5, Featherston 3-11 2-2 8, Harnish 0-0 0-0 0, Schumm 0-1 0-0 0, Shively 0-0 2-2 2, Bolinger 0-0 1-2 1, Bucher 2-8 0-0 4, Shelton 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-54 6-9 48.
     
      Guerin Catholic 11 12 15 26 - 64
      Norwell 13 9 12 14 - 48
     
3-point goals-Guerin Catholic 4-15 (R. Rapp 3-7, W. Rapp 1-1, Hall 0-2, Paige 0-2, Brennan 0-2, Hufford 0-1). Norwell 6-19 (Baker 3-7, VanMeter 2-7, Vogel 1-2, Featherston 0-3). Fouled Out-VanMeter. Rebounds-Guerin Catholic 36 (Brennan 12), Norwell 31 (Fillman 9). Assists-Guerin Catholic 10 (W. Rapp 4), Norwell 10 (Bucher 3) . Total Fouls-Guerin Catholic 11, Norwell 18.

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