First-ever Regional appearance for Elkhart Christian

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In IHSAA Class A, it's been an exciting week at Elkhart Christian.

Senior Forward Weston Sage added, "Going into regionals we have some tougher opponents. I think we might not be the favorite, but we're not going to be afraid."

As the boys basketball team won its first ever sectional title the other night topping Oregon-Davis, which means the Eagles are in uncharted territory.

Senior Guard Jon Burns said, "Being part of the first team that won the school's first sectional is amazing. I'll be able to tell my kids 50 years from now I got that banner up there in the gym."

They face Gary 21st Century in the regional semifinal Saturday morning.

"They put a lot of full court pressure on the entire game, so that's going to be a big part of us being successful, if we can handle that. pressure. If we can, I like what we can do, but that's going to be an important part of the game," said Head Coach Ryan Culp.

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