Posted On: 12/12/21 11:00 AM

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Knoxville Catholic snapped its two-game losing streak with a 48-45 win over Memphis University School late Saturday afternoon on the final day of Stephen Jackson’s Battle in the Bluff High School Showcase.

In the past three days, the Fighting Irish have played three talented teams out of West Tennessee. Knoxville Catholic has a talented team as well, and lost to Memphis East and Bartlett by a combined 11 points.

The Fighting Irish had their fair share of chances of defeating the Mustangs and the Panthers, and showed fight in both losses.

Moral losses don’t show up in the win or loss column, but it’s a positive sign that Knoxville Catholic will be one of the teams in March in position for a Division II-AA state title run.

Here are three things about the Fighting Irish to point out.

Blue Cain Blue Cain 6'4" | SG Knoxville Catholic | 2023 State #70 Nation TN isn’t afraid to take big shots

The 6-foot-4 shooting guard made the game-winning 3 in the waning seconds against the Owls after sophomore combo guard Curtis Givens III tied the game 45-all with a deep 3 from the left wing. Cain dribbled the basketball up the floor, poised as always, and stepped into his jumper with confidence. The

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