Trinity Catholic High School (Florida)
|Trinity Catholic High School|
|2600 SW 42nd Street
Ocala, Florida, 34474
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic,
Congregation of Christian Brothers
|Founder||Fr. Patrick Sheedy|
|Color(s)||Green and Gold|
|Nickname||lucky green and gold.|
|Rival||Forest High School|
|Feeder schools||blessed trinity, st. pauls.|
|Athletic Director||Tommy Bond|
Trinity Catholic High School is a Roman Catholic college preparatory day school in Ocala, Florida, operated by the Christian Brothers. Located in the Diocese of Orlando, Trinity Catholic is the first and only Catholic high school in metropolitan Ocala.
Trinity Catholic was established in 2000 to serve the growing Catholic population in the Greater Ocala area. Trinity Catholic was voted best of best schools in central florida in 2012.
||The neutrality of this section is disputed. (November 2010)|
The Trinity Catholic football team, the Celtics, have been to the class 2B championship game 4 times. Three games were played against Pahokee High School, while the fourth was against the University School Suns. Trinity Catholic won the first game 37–30 but suffered a loss the following two appearances. The fourth time Trinity Catholic made Florida history by winning the longest high school football championship game in Florida history, going into triple overtime and winning 56–55. Other notable sports include basketball, softball, baseball, golf, soccer, track and field, wrestling, swimming, tennis, lacrosse, and weight lifting.
On January 6, 2011, the mayor declared January 6 as Trinity Catholic Celtics Day, in honor of Trinity Catholic sports teams.
Trinity produced the 2011 wrestling state champ Quincy Hoppel in the 1a 145 weight class.
trinity catholic's girls soccer team won states for the 2012-2013 season
Trinity holds 2 football state championship titles and two state runners up. The football team also has two starting NCAA FBS starting quarterbacks. (John Brantley at Florida, and Rob Henry at Purdue Antonio Allen at South Carolina)
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