Trinity Takes Down Owensboro in First Round of KHSAA Boy’s Sweet Sixteen

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In the second game of the Kentucky boy’s KHSAA Sweet Sixteen the Trinity Shamrocks took on the Owensboro Red Devils. Offensive trouble for Owensboro created by Trinity’s pressure defense allowed Trinity to defeat the Reddevils 55-41 and advance to the quarterfinals were the ShamRocks will play Hopkinsville Tigers Friday at noon.

Trinity’s defense put a damper on Owensboro’s offense as the Red Devils shot 18% (4-22) from the field in the first half and 25% for the game. The Shamrocks shot 46% from the field in the first half and 39% for the game. Owensboro stayed in the game by converting 12 out of 16 from the free throw line in the first half to help the frigid offense put points on the board. The Shamrocks lead Owensboro in rebounds 37 to 31 but had 11 offensive rebounds, leading to second chance points.

Trinity’s Craig Owens was named Player of the Game scoring 13 points while grabbing 8 rebounds and adding one block and an assist. Also for the Shamrocks Trey Ivory added 10 points and 4 rebounds and Jax Levitch ¬†scored 10 and grabbed 4 rebounds in 20 minutes of action.

 

 

The Reddevils had 3 players in double figures including Darian Morrow leading the way with 13 points and 4 rebounds. William Hemingway scored  12 points and dished 2 assists.Justin Miller scored 11, grabbed 10 rebounds and had 2 blocks.

Both teams had magical seasons as Trinity went (30-5) and Owensboro went (21-11) on the season.