St. Rita Hockey Players Win National Title

Usually competing as rivals throughout the year, three St. Rita High School hockey standouts joined forces with the state’s elite prep hockey players, including four from Catholic Catholic Hockey League (CCHL) rival Providence and three from CCHL foe Benet Academy, to form Team Illinois with a common goal of winning the championship of America’s Showcase in Pittsburgh.

St. Rita Hockey Players: Ryan Lieber, Tom Magnavite and Colan Fitzgerald

St. Rita Hockey Players: Ryan Lieber, Tom Magnavite and Colan Fitzgerald

Senior Ryan Lieber and juniors Tom Magnavite and Colan Fitzgerald all made an impact as Team Illinois won the five-day tournament, featuring 24 teams from across the country, in impressive fashion on April 18.