Trinity falls to Hammond 48-15 in state playoffs

The Trinity Titans gathered together from a game earlier this season. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

From Staff Reports

The Trinity Titans traveled to Charleston on Friday, Nov. 19, to take on the Hammond Skyhawks for the state playoff game. The Titans started Friday night’s game by pushing the Skyhawks defense closer and closer to the end zone until Trinity’s Carter Hardee ran the ball into the end zone followed by a two-point conversion by Tre McLeod. By the start of the second quarter, the game looked to be a slow victory for the Titans until Hammond placed two touchdowns, back-to-back, over Trinity. Trinity fought hard to catch back up to the Skyhawks and scored one last touchdown in the first half from a catch by Reggion Bennett. By halftime, the Titans held a 15-14 lead over the Hammond Skyhawks. By the start of the second half, the fate of the game became more of a reality for Trinity. Hammond’s defense not only held back the Titans but scored two touchdowns over Trinity in the second quarter. The fourth quarter set the fate for the Titans after Hammond scored three additional touchdowns and again held off the Titans’ offense. By the end of the game, the Titans were defeated 48-15. Let’s congratulate the Titans for another outstanding season and for again being the 3A runner-up.

Author: Rachel Howell

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