HERSHEY, Pa. (WKBN) – Kennedy Catholic High School has won its seventh Boys’ Basketball state title in school history, defeating the Mighty Elephants from Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School — a Philadelphia school.
The final score was Kennedy Catholic — 71, and Mathematics, Civics and Sciences — 60.
Kennedy Catholic and the Mighty Elephants played the Class A State Final Friday at 2 p.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Kennedy Catholic won its last state championship in 2001. It was Kennedy Catholic Boys’ Basketball Coach Rick Mancino’s first state championship as a head coach.
Mancino, a Farrell native, was part of the 1985-86 Kennedy basketball team, coached by Joe Votino, that captured the first of the program’s seven state crowns.