Title deciders can often be the most intense games of the season. And that was certainly the case when the Roncalli Rebels took on the Zionsville Eagles in the Class 4A state baseball championship fixture in June 2016. However, after the Rebels won the match, catcher Cody Smith performed a memorable act of kindness.
Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Rebels and the Eagles are two highly successful high school baseball teams. Between them, they’ve won several championship titles throughout the years, with Zionsville taking home their first prize in the 1971-72 season. And not long after that, Roncalli followed suit.