Prediction Thread: The Trinity Game
Tomorrow night, the Tigers take the field for The Game: Part II. If you didn’t know already, the Tigers will battle the Shamrocks at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium for a chance to go to the Final Four of Class 6A. We want to hear about your excitement through this post! Comment below your score prediction and how you think the Tigers will knock off Trinity for the first time in the playoffs since 2009.
Here’s some background information put together by the Courier-Journal’s Jason Frakes on the Trinity Shamrocks to help educate your prediction:
That team from Shelbyville Road (7-5)
Coach: Bob Beatty (15th season, 173-28).
Class: 6-A, District 4.
Player to watch: Donald Brooks (5-11, 180) is ranked among the state’s top senior running backs after rushing for 896 yards and 15 touchdowns last year. He’s receiving interest from Louisville, Kentucky, Western Kentucky, Auburn and Florida State.
Other top players: QB Larry Harper III (So.), WR/DB Rodjay Burns (Jr.), OL Bryant Colvin (Jr.), DL Connor Foos (Sr.), LB Damon Lowe (Jr.), LB Zach Berger (Sr.), DB Canon Jackson (Sr.), DB Alex Reisert (Sr.).
Last meeting: St. Xavier defeated the Trinity Shamrocks 35-21 on October 3rd.
Who do you think wins and why? Leave your prediction in the comment section below!