April 12th, 2013

Trinity Notes

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Trinity Notes
Members of Trinity's 2012 powerlifting national champions / file photo

Compiled by Philip Truman, ECHO Editor in Chief, Trinity High School. Philip is a member of the Billy Reed Academy for Sports Journalism.

PowerliftingRocks national champions 

This past weekend Trinity's powerlifters competed in the NASA High School National Powerlifting Championships in Oklahoma City. All lifters had outstanding performances, including several new personal bests and individual national championships. 

The efforts culminated in a team national championship in power sports, which combines the bench press, deadlift and bicep curl and powerlifting, which combines bench press, deadlift and squat.

Team members are David Dirr, Pacman Hirwa, Alex Lancaster, Chris Tipton, Zach Berger, Adam King and Garrett Morris. 

A special thanks and congratulations go to graduating seniors Michael Hanlein, Mason Sullivan, John Fawbush, John Zehnder and Lance Kaufman. 

Bass fishing: The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Region 2 Team Tournament was held this past Sunday on Taylorsville Lake. Forty-four teams launched in pre-dawn hours hoping for a chance to qualify for Kentucky’s first state championship.

Trinity sent six teams, and three qualified to move forward to the state tournament on April 26-27.  

The state tournament competitors will be launched each day from the Kenlake ramp on Kentucky Lake.  
The Sharocks are sending more representatives to the state tournament than any other school in Region 2, including all other schools in the greater Louisville area.

The top qualifying team for the Rocks -- comprised of Brendan Christ and Trevor Hulsey -- finished second with three fish and a total weight of 7 pounds, 10 ounces. Their boat captain was Trinity grad Mark Stowe.

Finishing in sixth place with one fish weighing 4 pounds, 6 ounces was the team of Andrew Mitchell and Will O’Rourke.  Their boat captain was Trinity grad Drew Dickerson.

Finishing in seventh place was the team of Tanner Nettleship and Kyle Muennich, weighing in two fish with a total of 4 pounds.  Their boat captain, another THS grad, was Lance Nettleship, Tanner’s father.  
The Trinity bass fishing team is coached by Mike Chancellor.

Lacrosse: Trinity defeated Liberty-Oletangy (Ohio) by a score of 12-2. And on Wednesday, the Rocks dropped a 15-6 decision to St. X.

Trinity senior Cody Tranbarger committed to play lacrosse for Amherst College in Massachusetts. Tranbarger will receive academic and athletic scholarships to Amherst, an NCAA Division III school in lacrosse.

Track and field: The  Rocks finished fourth at the Harry Greschel Invitational on March 23 at Christian Academy.

Basketball: Trinity standout Miles Rice announced a verbal commitment to Campbellsville University. Rice is a 6-foot guard who averaged 8.5 points last season. He joins Trinity forward Demarcus Page, who signed with Campbellsville in the fall.

Upcoming in Trinity athletics


Friday – Trinity vs. East Jessamine at Lexington Lafayette, 8:30 p.m. 


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