Trinity Captures State Title over Scott County; Hicks ’99 percent sure’ his coaching career is done


LEXINGTON, KY- The Trinity Shamrocks’ 15-0 run midway through the fourth quarter helped them capture the 2019 Sweet 16 Title with a win over Scott County, 50-40.

Senior David Johnson, who is a University of Louisville commit, scored 23 points and 12 rebounds on his way to being named the Most Valuable Player.

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It’s the second straight season Scott County has lost in the state title game. While speaking with reporters, Cardinals Head Coach Billy Hicks said he was ’99-percent sure’ that this would be his final game.

Hicks later added that he still hasn’t made a decision yet and will at a further date.

The Cardinals finishes the season 35-3. They graduate seven seniors this season, including forward Michael Moreno, who finishes his career with more than 2,300 points and 1,300 rebounds.

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