Oct 31

PantherPlus presents #RFgameday: Reitz at Harrison – Sectional Championship

Updated Nov. 3 @ 8:50 a.m.

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The Panthers will battle Harrison (7-4), the defending sectional champions, this Friday night at Romain Stadium. Reitz (10-1) beat the Warriors earlier this season, 23-6, on Sept. 16.

Last year, the Panthers won the battle but lost the war. The West Siders won the regular season meeting, 28-0, but were knocked off by Jasper in the sectional semifinals. Harrison won the sectional championship a week later by defeating the Wildcats.

Head coaches
Reitz head coach Andy Hape, now 38-9, is 4-0 against the Warriors.

Harrison is coached by Cory Brunson, a former assistant coach and all-state player for the Panthers. Since taking over the east side program in 2013, Brunson has compiled a 21-22 record and is 0-4 against his alma mater.

Series history
Reitz leads the series, which started in 1964, 45 games to 16, with one tie.

Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Local media coverage

Panthers in the Polls (Harrison in parentheses)

Listen to the game

Class 4A Sectional Championships (w/ AP rankings)

  • Sectional 17: Lowell (7-4) at Munster (6-5)
  • Sectional 18: Hobart (9-2) at No. 9 New Prairie (9-2)
  • Sectional 19: No. 2 NorthWood (11-0) at East Noble (8-2)
  • Sectional 20: No. 8 Fort Wayne Dwenger (8-3) at No. 4 New Haven (10-0)
  • Sectional 21: No. 1 Roncalli (11-0) at Greenwood (8-3)
  • Sectional 22: Mount Vernon (Fortville) (8-3) at Delta (7-4)
  • Sectional 23: No. 7 East Central (9-2) at Seymour (8-3)
  • Sectional 24: No. 3 Reitz (10-1) at Harrison (7-4)
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The Harrison rivalry
Reitz vs. Harrison game films

Other Reitz vs. Harrison links of interest

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