Roncalli’s determined effort in opener comes up short




INDIANAPOLIS

This was not the way Roncalli coach Bruce Scifres envisioned starting his 25th season of coaching the Rebels.

While the Class 4A No. 7 Rebels played well at times, host Class 6A No. 8 Southport’s size and opportune playmaking gave them a 27-13 season-opening win.

Size, or lack of it, and experience may have concerned Scifres, but the Rebels’ grit was never in doubt.

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