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Blessed Trinity was sooooo close last year.
The Titans were in prime position to make the playoffs for the first time since the 2005 season. They sported a 5-2 record heading down the season’s final stretch. Unfortunately, the Roswell private school lost three in a row, including a heartbreaking 7-6 decision to Decatur.
Blessed Trinity coach Ricky Turner is making a few tweaks to the team this spring. There is an all-out battle for No. 1 QB, with the top contenders considering of senior Ricky Turner Jr. and a trio of sophomores — Spencer McManes, Keanan Innis, and Robbie Voll.
The team’s top defender is linebacker TK Thomas, who led Blessed Trinity with 12 tackles last year. He is known for his quick instincts and physical style of play. Thomas has an early offer from Alabama State.
On offense, Jack Bradley (6-foot-3, 285 lbs.) will be starting for the third year at tackle.
Blessed Trinity’s top college prospect may be kicker Riley Lyons, who made 7 of 10 field goal-attempts last year, along with booting 16 kickoffs into the end zone for touchbacks.
Team: Blessed Trinity Titans
Spring Game: None
Spring practice dates: May 3-14
Last year’s record: 5-5
Starters lost: 7
Head coach: Ricky Turner
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