When Trinity takes the court tonight in the Seventh Region championship game against Ballard, one player will stand above the rest. Literally.
And though the Rocks 6-foot-9 center Raymond Spalding may not be the most outstanding player on the court, his stock is beginning to soar.
For the third year in a row, Ballard and Trinity will square off in the 7th Region tournament. Trinity defeated Ballard with a fourth quarter comeback led by a trio of seniors in the semifinals of the regional tournament in 2012 on its way to its first ever state title.
Last year, Ballard and its outstanding junior duo of guard Quinten Snider and forward Kelan Martin scored a 57-46 win.
Earlier this season Ballard defeated Trinity 65-54 in the championship game of the King of the Bluegrass tournament, f