HERMITAGE, OH (WKBN)-Sagaba Konate got the bucket, and the foul with less than 10 seconds left in a tie game to give Kennedy Catholic the win over Constitution 62-59.
KC came into the game the top-ranked team in Class A, Constitution was ranked 4th.
Jason Austin led the way for the Golden Eagles in the first half with 15 of his game-high 23 points coming in the first 16 minutes.
The Generals trailed by 3 at the half and didn’t have a lead in the first two quarters. But they made a run in the beginning of the 3rd quarter to take the lead, and extended it to as many as 9 in the 4th quarter.
That’s when Drew Magestro found Konate on an alley-oop that got the crowd, and KC back into the game.
The Golden Eagles continued to feed their big man inside down the stretch including the game-winner as the West Virginia commit finished with 14 points.
Kennedy improves to 12-2 overall and will play Pittsburgh Central Catholic Saturday evening at Slippery Rock.