Inside The Trenton Tigers

December 6, 2012

The Northview Chiefs will face the Trenton High School Tigers in the Class 1A state football championship game Friday in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando.

Today, NorthEscambia.com is taking an in depth look inside the Trenton Tigers.  Friday, we’ll do the same for the Chiefs.

TRENTON HIGH SCHOOL
Mascot: Tigers
School Colors: Black and Orange
2012 Enrollment:  304

HEAD COACH ANDREW THOMAS

Head Coach: Andrew Thomas, 35
College Alma Mater: Florida State, 2000
High School Alma Mater: Dixie County High, 1995, Cross City, FL
Varsity Record at Trenton: 21-1
Seasons at Trenton: 2
Overall Career record: 21-1 in two seasons
Year By Year Record As Varsity Head Coach:
–2011, 11-1
–2012, 11-0 (to date)

TEAM ROSTER

Trenton will dress out up to 33 players Friday night. Seven players were moved up from junior varsity to varsity for the state series — including three eighth graders and one seventh grader.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

  • Cedric Stokes- RB/S-leading rusher, interest from small school at this time
  • Stephen Smith QB – leading in total offense
  • Breon Sims DT/FB – top defensive lineman
  • Hunter Parrish OLB/WB – leading tackler, sacks, interest from Lagrange and other small schools
  • Jonathan Smith  DB – three  year starter in secondary, interest from Coast Guard, Citidal
  • Tyler Sauls OG/DL – top lineman

FINAL REGULAR SEASON STATS

Points Scored 487, Opponents 132
Total First Downs 142, Opponents 81
Rushing Attempts 414, Opponents 327
Net Yards Rushing 4006, Opponents 975
Net Yards Passing 721, Opponents 910
Total Offensive Yards 4724 on 484 plays, Opponents 1885 yards on 441 plays
Total Fumbles 17, Opponents 26
Punt Returns 4 for 113 yards
Kickoff Returns 19 for 373 yards
Interceptions Made 5
Fumble Returns 15
Quarterback Sacks Made 32
Quarterback Sacks Allowed 1

STARTING OFFENSE

WB 2 Hunter Parrish 6-0 175 Sr.
LT 71 Steven Bass 5-10 200 Jr.
LG 52 Clint Lee 5-10 175 Sr.
C 73 Anthony Milito 5-6 240 So.
RG 50 Tyler Sauls 6-0 205 Jr.
RT 72 Brandon Lovelace 6-2 210 So.
TE 33 Brooks Parrish 6-1 150 So.
QB 1 Stephen Smith 5-10 160 Jr.
HB 4 Cedric Stokes 5-9 175 Sr.
FB 3 Melvin Adams 5-10 185 Jr.
FL 5 Hamp Cheevers 5-10 140 So.

STARTING DEFENSE

LE 21 Kade Rogers 5-10 170 Fr. 33
LT 30 Breon Sims 5-10 250 Sr. 3
RT 50 Tyler Sauls 6-0 205 Jr. 73
RE 72 Brandon Lovelace 6-2 210 Fr. 71
LB 2 Hunter Parrish 6-0 175 Sr.
LB 10 Jacquez Powell 5-7 180 Jr. 64
LB 55 Jacob Gamble 5-11 165 So
DB 20 Torrez Brown 5-5 155 Sr. 16
DB 5 Hamp Cheevers 5-10 140 Fr. 1
DB 7 Jonathan Smith 5-11 170 Sr. 12
S 4 Cedric Stokes 5-9 175 Sr.

SPECIALISTS

Kickoffs: Breon Sims and Michael Smith
PAT Kicker: Michael Smith
Short-Distance FG Kicker: Michael Smith
Long-Distance FG Kicker:
Long Snapper: Hunter Parrish and Breon Sims
Holder: Stephen Smith
Punter: Michael Smith

Comments

2 Responses to “Inside The Trenton Tigers”

  1. For the Record on December 6th, 2012 1:27 pm

    Here’s Trenton’s schedule this year. Each opponent’s final win/loss record and score against Trenton are listed below.

    Regular season
    9-3 Lafayette 42-26
    3-7 Branford 60-14
    3-7 Bishop Snyder (3A) 54-6
    5-4 Bell High School 53-6
    1-9 Bronson High 61-6
    6-4 Dixie County High 33-6
    1-9 P.K. Young (Ind.) 54-21
    7-4 Hilliard High 49-6
    1-9 Hawthorne 54-20
    5-5 Chiefland 26-14
    ———————————————————-
    Playoffs
    3-8 Jefferson County 31-21
    9-3 Lafayette High 42-26
    9-4 Newberry High 36-35

    Total combined win/loss record: 62 – 76

  2. Chiefs Fan on December 6th, 2012 5:58 am

    How about Trenton’s schedule and who did it play to earn its 13-0 record? Out of class 1A, Trenton played a weak 3A school with a 3-7 record and an small independent with a 1-9 record. Overall, Trenton’s opponents have a combined losing 66-72 record. This includes twice playing 10 win Lafayette and a 9-4 Newberry team, which makes up 29 of those 66 wins.

    Now, Trenton won’t be a push over because it can score points. However, Trenton’s 13-0 record is a bit suspect and is really no better than our Chiefs’s. Trenton didn’t play two 5A playoff teams or an 4A school with an 8-2 record. Our Chiefs just need to play their game Friday night and that championship trophy will be Northview’s!





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