Kennedy Catholic bound for state final

The Golden Eagles advance to face Girard College in the PIAA Class A State Final on Thursday at 2PM in Hershey

Kennedy Catholic topped Monessen 73-59 in the PIAA Class A Western Final.

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pennsylvania (WKBN) – Kennedy Catholic is heading back to the PIAA State Final for the second consecutive year following a 73-59 win over Monessen Monday night at Slippery Rock University.

Kennedy Catholic’s Maceo Austin led all scorers with 19 points. Drew Magestro tallied 15, while Marcin Wiszomirsky added 14 in the victory. Clay O’Dell chipped in with 9, while Mo Konate and Channing Phillips finished with 8 points apiece for the Golden Eagles.

Monessen was led by Justice Rice who scored a team-high 18 points. Jaden Altomore added 16 points, while Cory Fleming also reached double-figures with 14 points in the setback.

The Greyhounds’ season comes to an end with a record of  22-8 overall.

Kennedy Catholic improves to 25-2 overall on the season.

The Golden Eagles advance to face Girard College in the PIAA Class A State Final Thursday at 2PM at the GIANT Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.  Kennedy Catholic is seeking the eighth state title in program history.

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