Kennedy advances to district title tilt

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MEADVILLE, Pennsylvania (WYTV) – Kennedy Catholic notched their 20th win of the season following their 49-29 win over First Christian. The Golden Eagles (20-4) now advance to play for the District 10 Class A Championship.

The Eagles led by as many as 12 points in the first quarter (16-4) before finishing the period ahead, 16-5. Drew Magestro had 9 of Kennedy’s 25 points in the first half. Kennedy held First Christian’s leading scorer – Romeo Kabonga – scoreless in the opening sixteen minutes as they led 25-15 at the intermission.

Nick Tantuo led the Eagles with 14 points (6-6 FT) while Magestro tallied 11 and Sagaba Konate had 10 points.

Erie First falls to 16-7.

The 7th ranked Kennedy Catholic will play against the winner of Farrell/Vision Quest on Friday. Regardless of the championship matchup, Kennedy clinched a berth in the state tournament.

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