The Central Catholic Girl’s Basketball team is one of the most respected programs in the state of Ohio. The Lady Irish compete in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference (TRAC), traveling around the state of Ohio throughout the season to compete. The Lady Irish have more than 650 games in their history, and have played for the state championship title six times.


Toledo Central Catholic’s Byrdy Galernik commits to Northwestern University.

Toledo Central Catholic’s Byrdy Galernik has verbally committed to Northwestern University in Evanston, IL to continue her basketball career.

Galernik, a 5­foot­8 point guard will be a junior this coming season, chose the Wildcats over Alabama, Ohio State, Indiana, NC State, University of Toledo and Bowling Green.

“Northwestern is a great university and I’m really excited to compete in the Big Ten” Galernik said. ” Galernik averaged 15.3 points, 5.6 assists, 4.0 rebounds, and 2.1 steals as a sophomore. Galernik was named 1 Rivers Athletic Conference and Honorable Mention All Ohio. Central Catholic was 17­8 this past season.

Byrdy was invited to attend the USA Olympic Tryout in Colorado Springs, CO in May 2014 to play for our U17 Olympic team and finished in the Top 20 of all Sophomore’s in the US.