In the past 22 years, Tampa Catholic had won district titles, sent players to storied college football programs and even made a state championship game appearance. But during that time, the one thing the Crusaders couldn’t do was beat a team 3 miles down the road.

In each of the last 22 meetings between rivals Tampa Catholic and Jesuit, the Tigers found a way to win. Jesuit, some would say, had gotten in the Crusaders’ heads.