Centennial Vs. Homewood


On March 18, the Centennial Eagles squared up against Homewood Center in their annual 4th-period matchup.

Students and faculty made their way to the gym to watch their Sports for Life champion basketball teams face up against Homewood’s best.

Homewood opened the game up cold, not scoring up until the 2:12 mark in the 1st quarter. On the other hand, Centennial started the game firing on both ends, forcing and converting off turnovers. They went on a 14-0 run to start the game, and finished the quarter up by 16, with a score of 20-4. 

In the 2nd quarter, the Eagles did slow down, but their defense made up for that. With a total of 10 points in the quarter, the Eagles continued to lead 26-8 at half. 

Although Homewood did outscore the Eagles 25-21 in the second half, the damage had been done, and the Eagles had taken the win by double digits, with a final score of  47-33 in favor of the Eagles.

Leading the Eagles in scoring with 12 points, Junior Jack Corrao enjoyed the experience playing for the team.

“I would describe the game as a very fun yet competitive experience, and the coaches lead the team to success.”

Overall, the game was never really close, and the Eagles continued the legacy of past Sports for Life teams, taking down Homewood in a dominant fashion.


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