The rivalry between Heights and Southeast added another chapter on Friday night with a match-up of undefeated teams. After a strong start to the game, it was the Falcons flying high to a 78-56 win.
There's no secret the rivalry between these two teams goes back decades.A packed gym of fans at Heights were eager to see how the two would fare in the first showdown of the season.
Heights wasted no time, jumping out to an early lead against Southeast. Senior Jaden Okon covered the floor both on offense and defense for the Falcons. Izaiah Hale was another factor for the Falcons on the offensive side of the floor hitting multiple threes on Friday.
When asked about this game and what it means for the Wichita hoops, Heights head coach Joe Auer added, "It's a privilege and an honor to be able to coach in this game and its got a long history. There's another one in February and we look forward to it, I think both teams entertained tonight."
Heights now sits at the top of the City League alone, they'll host Bishop Carroll next while Southeast will try to get back in the win column against Wichita South.