By MICHAEL ALEXANDER, Staff Photographer | Published diciembre 20, 2007 | Available In English
The Lady Titans of Blessed Trinity High School set the tone the evening of Dec. 11 when they beat Druid Hills High School 73-60. They also propelled the team to a three-game winning streak in the process. Blessed Trinity took a 42-30 lead into the locker room at halftime, as guards Riley Cerone (12 points) and Colleen Bauer (9 points) led the team in scoring. Blessed Trinity’s lead was never really threatened. At one point they led by as many as 18 points, and by the end of the third period they were in front by 15. Cerone finished the game with 18 points and 3 assists and was 2 of 3 from the 3-point line. Bauer finished with 14 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists. Sophomore Libby Kalinowski and junior Jennifer Feldman also contributed 8 and 9 points, respectively. Lady Titans head coach Tamara Henderson was complimentary of Feldman for her “excellent defense.” She also praised the “strong inside play” of sophomore center Joi Reynolds and junior forward Caroline Robb.
The Blessed Trinity boys came into their game ranked number one in the state for Class AAA “ballers,” and they remained focused and defeated Druid Hills 69-47 to make it a perfect 9-0, the best start in school history. The team cruised to a 12-point halftime lead. Four of the team’s five starters scored in double figures. The senior backcourt of Tyler Cerone and Jordan Callahan combined for 30 points. Forward Ryan Aquino added 13 points and 15 rebounds, while his counterpart Arris Brundidge had 11 points and 8 rebounds. Cerone, who also leads the team in 3-pointers, had three on the night to bring his total to 23 for the season. The team shot 90 percent from the foul line.
In the Dec. 14 game Blessed Trinity defeated Mt. Zion High School of Jonesboro 58-51. They beat Adairsville High School 83-56 on Dec. 15. Aquino and Callahan combined for 66 points in the two games, as Blessed Trinity improved to 11-0.
The Blessed Trinity boys take on Class AAAAA’s Etowah High School of Woodstock in the Southeast Basketball Academy (SEBA) Hoop Festival at the Cobb Civic Center Dec. 22. The girls will face Woodward Academy, College Park, in the Westminster tournament Dec. 27.