The opening game of the 2022 season will be a match up between the Florida High Seminoles and the Trinity Catholic Celtics. Game time is 7:30.
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MAXPREPS Players for the Game
Player of the Game: Donovan Barnes
Defensive Player of the Game: Christopher Cotton
Offensive Player of the Game: Brooks Hickman
Special Teams Player of the Game: Donovan Barnes
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Celtics 2021 Record: 7-3
Last 20 Years vs Seminoles: Celtics lead series 3-1
Trinity Catholic finished their 2021 campaign with an overall record of 7-3. Their district recored was 0-0, giving them a 2nd place finish in the Class 3A District 1. Their 2021 campaign ended with a 17-12 playoff loss to the Seminoles.
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Last year’s leading receiver was Mekai Griffin (2024), who averaged 25.3 yards per game. John Hayes (2024) and Beau Beard (2023) were the second and third leading receivers respectively. The Celtics top running back in 2021 was Beau Beard, who rushed for 78.6 yards per game. The second and third leading rushers both graduated. Beard played 10 games and gained 786 yards on 143 carries, scoring 5 touchdowns and was the team’s leading scorer.
Trinity’s lost their 2021 quarterback to graduation. Their back up in 2021 was Jake Engelhardt (2023). Engelhardt only had three pass attempts during the 2020 and 2021 seasons. It remains to be seen if he will be the starting quarter back this Fall.
Defensively, The Celtics are returning their leading tackler, Outside Linebacker Donathan Lecorn (2023). Lecorn averaged 7.8 tackles per game. Two other returning defensive standouts include nose guard Tyler Simms (2023), who had 2.5 sacks and defensive back Brice Summerall (2023), who had 3 interceptions.