Having lost to Ballard twice this season, Trinity was determined to not let the Bruins win for a third time — and when it mattered most.
The Shamrocks trailed by six with three minutes to play but ended the game with a 9-2 run to stun last year’s state runners-up 59-58 in the Seventh Region Tournament’s championship game Tuesday night at Valley.
“That was a gut check tonight,” Trinity head coach Mike Szabo said. “I kept preaching to them, ‘Leave nothing in the tank. We are not getting tired.’ We didn’t play a lot of guys tonight, didn’t sub a whole lot and I said, ‘You’re going to have to do it. You’re just going to have to dig down deeper than you ever have and find what it takes to constantly compete on