For the third consecutive year, Trinity’s basketball team will play in the Seventh Region championship game with a trip to Rupp Arena on the line.
Trinity used a strong fourth quarter to defeat Manual 62-45 in Sunday’s semifinals at Valley’s J.C. Cantrell Gymnasium.
“I thought we played all right tonight,” Trinity head coach Mike Szabo said. “We could have been a little bit tougher and got some rebounds. I’m really happy with how we finished the game, though. Hopefully that will carry over to Tuesday night.”
But the margin of victory doesn’t tell the true story. The teams fought through 11 lead changes and 10 ties.
“We kind of lost our focus in the fourth quarter,” Manual head coach James Just said