Trinity defeats Dillon in JV football

#3 Hunter White of Trinity Collegiate is stopped on a two-point conversion attempt. (Photo by Johnnie Daniels/The News & Press)

#5 Tre Leonard of Trinity Collegiate carries for first down. There was a flag on the play which was holding against Trinity-Byrnes. (Photo by Johnnie Daniels/The News & Press)

The Trinity Titans’ JV football team picked up a come-from-behind 30-26 win over the Dillon Christian School Warriors JV team on Thursday, September 10, in Dillon.
Dillon Christian School scored in the first quarter on a 70-yard pass play and converted the 2-point conversion to take an 8-0 lead. However, the lead was to be short-lived as the Titans responded with a score and a 2-point conversion play to knot the score at 8 each with 3:17 remaining in the first quarter.
Trinity’s Tre Leonard scored 6 points, and James Herbert snagged a pass in the end zone for the 2-point conversion to take a 16-8 lead over Dillon Christian School.
After the first quarter Trinity was up 16-8.
Trinity’s Tre Leonard again ran into the end zone for 6 points and also completed the 2-point conversion with 2:59 remaining in the first half to give Trinity a 24-8 lead.
The Warriors fumbled, and Trinity took over as time was running out in the first half. However, Dillon intercepted a pass with 52 seconds remaining in the first half.
Dillon’s Jackson Outlar was on the receiving end of a pass that resulted in 6 points as time expired in the first half. The 2-point conversion attempt failed, and Dillon trailed 24-14 at halftime.
The Dillon Christian School Warriors cheerleaders performed at halftime.
The two teams were unable to get the offense going in the third quarter. However with only 10 seconds remaining in the quarter, Dillon’s Avery Sherman threw a completion to Ford Richardson who scored to close the gap to only 4 points, 24-20 in favor of the Trinity Titans. The 2-point conversion failed.
The Warriors took a 26-24 lead on Walker Chavis’ touchdown with only 5:26 remaining in the game. The 2-point conversion failed.
With 2:05 remaining in the game, Trinity’s Tre Leonard scored to put the Titans up by 4 points, 30-26. The 2-point conversion failed.
The Warriors took the kick-off and began to head to the end zone. Dillon rapidly advanced the football but time was not on their side as Dillon’s Ford Richardson caught a pass on the 9-yard line of the Titans as time expired.
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Author: Rachel Howell

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