The tradition adjustment worked both ways for Roncalli.
With the move of Class 4A nemesis Cathedral up a division this season, the door appeared open for a senior-dominated No. 7 Rebels team to claim its first sectional crown since 2005.
Chatard, moving up from Class 3A this year, slammed that door shut Friday night. The Trojans dominated the trenches on their way to a 28-8 victory and the Sectional 22 title in a game played at Lawrence North.