State Youth Director

December 2022

2022 Soccer Challenge Regional/State Championship HERE

NOBLESVILLE - The Knights of Columbus Indiana State Council held the 2022 State Finals Soccer
Challenge on Saturday, October 30th, at Guerin Catholic High School. State Finalists from across the
state traveled to compete for a state championship for their division.
All of the students are sponsored by a local Knights of Columbus Council. They compete at a council
level competition with the winners advancing to a District level competition. Winners from the District
level then advance to one of three Regionals held across the state. The North Regional, held in
Mishawaka, comprises of councils in the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese, the West Regional, held in
Merrillville, comprises of councils in the Gary Diocese and the Central Regional, held in Lebanon,
comprised of councils in the remaining three dioceses including the Lafayette Diocese, Evansville
Diocese and the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

The Knights who assisted at the State Finalists were Eric Winn of Portage Council 9114, District 27
Warden Mike Tessmer of Mooresville Council 7431, State Advocate Walter Peycha of Lebanon
Council 13968, State Treasure Bob Zielinski of Mishawaka Council 1878, State Secretary Gil Spisak
of Portage Council 9114, State Deputy Scott Schutte of Greenwood Council 16305 and State Finals
Soccer Chairman, District 11 Deputy, Ryan Grill of South Bend Council 5521.
The Indiana State Council congratulates the following State Finalists for outstanding achievement in
the Knights of Columbus State Finals 2022 Soccer Challenge:
 
State Champions:
Boys Age 9 Christopher Rodriguez Council 7431 District 27 Central Regional
Girls Age 9 Favor Emmanuel Council 9114 District 5 West Regional
Boys Age 10 Daniel Emmanuel Council 9114 District 5 West Regional
Boys Age 11 Saul Medrano Council 1977 District 38 Central Regional
Girls Age 11 Elizabeth Curylo Council 8617 District 11 North Regional
Boys Age 12 Max Alexande Council 7431 District 27 Central Regional
Girls Age 12 Natalie Davis Council 9114 District 5 West Regional
Boys Age 13 Jack Hathaway Council 7431 District 27 Central Regional
Girls Age 13 Aryana Grill Council 5521 District 11 North Regional
 
State Runner-ups:
Girls Age 9 Raelynn Thompson Council 7431 District 27 Central Regional
Boys Age 10 Eli Whiteleather Council 7431 District 27 Central Regional
Boys Age 11 Lane Barron Council 14214 District 12 North Regional
Girls Age 11 Nina Weeks Council 9114 District 5 West Regional
Girls Age 12 Lucy Warner Council 14214 District 12 North Regional
Boys Age 13 Nathaneal Crawford Council 14214 District 12 North Regional
Third Place:
Boys Age 11 Eric Winn Council 9114 District 5 West Regional
 
 
2023 Free Throw Schedule TBD 
 
TDB
Knights of Columbus – Indiana State Council
State Youth Director/State Athletics Chairman
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