LaRocca earns Wrestling State Title; CGHS Wrestling places 2nd

LaRocca wins wrestling state championship

Charlie LaRocca, Wrestling State Champion; CGHS Wrestling, State Runners-Up

(February 19, 2023) - Center Grove High School junior Charlie LaRocca was crowned a State Champion in the 113 lb. weight class at the Indiana State Wrestling Championship on Saturday, February 18 in Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. CGHS Wrestling earned the State Runners-up title. CGHS set a state record with 12 state qualifiers. Including LaRocca, five wrestlers made it to the championship round.

  • Kaden McConnell: State Runner-Up, 195 lb. weight class
  • Wyatt Krejsa: State Runner-Up, 145 lb. weight class
  • Reese Courtney: State Runner-Up, 138 lb. weight class
  • Hyatt Yeager: State Runner-Up, 126 lb. weight class
  • Eddie Goss: 3rd Place, 120 lb. weight class
  • Julian Weems: 5th Place, 182 lb. weight class
  • Andre Merritt: 5th Place, 160 lb. weight class

CGHS Varsity Coach Maurice Swain was named 2023 4A Coach of the Year by Indiana MAT. The CGHS coaching staff was named 2023 Coaching Staff of the Year.