South Spencer lost its home opener on Friday night to sectional foe Evansville Mater Dei by the score of 54-37. The Rebels started the game well playing great defense and rebounding well against a Mater Dei team that was considerably bigger than the Rebels. However, the Rebels were plagued with foul trouble, missed shots late, and empty possessions and ultimately Mater Dei pulled out the victory. With the loss the Rebels fell to 0-2 on the season.
The Rebels JV team also fell to the wildcats on Friday by the score of 58-43.
The Rebels will return to action next Saturday (Dec. 9th) as they will travel to Mt. Vernon to take on the Wildcats. JV tip is set for 5:30 p.m. CST and the varsity at 7:00 p.m. CST.