Posted On: 02/9/19 9:06 AM
One of the most anticipated rematches in Tampa Bay and perhaps the whole state for high school basketball is Jesuit against Tampa Catholic.
On Friday night in front of a near-soldout crowd at Tampa Catholic, the home side Crusaders used a strong second half to beat Jesuit 61-54.
The victory marked the sixth straight win for Tampa Catholic in the series, as the two teams meet twice a season despite being in different state classes.
Jesuit led 24-18 at the half and never trailed through the first 16 minutes of play. However, Tampa Catholic trapped the Tigers in the third quarter and beyond, really forcing the issue taking a 43-36 advantage into the final quarter and never looking back.
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