Roncalli’s determined effort in opener comes up short


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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