Roncalli Narrowly Fights Off Eagles

CCC – It was a wild affair on the south side.  The Rebels gained an early advantage but saw it erased by halftime.  The back half of the game was taken over by Conner Gore for the Rebels and Harrison Eckel for the Eagles.  Ultimately, it came down to the final two possessions of overtime.  With the Rebels up 2, Joe Kirkhoff was sent to the foul line.  He made both shots, expanding the lead to 4 points with 7.3 seconds remaining.  The Eagles managed to bury a three, but ultimately ran our of time.  Roncalli moves to 3-0 and will face Brebeuf at home for the Conference Championship in the last game of the regular season.  Heritage Christian falls to 0-3.  They will face Brebeuf next Friday.
Roncalli – The varsity boys’ basketball team defeated Circle City Conference opponent Heritage Christian by a score of 50-49 in overtime.  The Rebels put three players in double figures led by Kellen Schreiber with 13, Conner Gore with 12 off the bench, and Bryson Meek with 11.  Joe Kirkhoff hit two free throws with 7.4 seconds left to seal the victory.

The Rebels are now 14-6 and 3-0 in the Circle City Conference and will play at Franklin Community on Tuesday night.