No. 31 Trinity (KY) outlasts No. 17 Warren Central (IN) in 42-41 shootout

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For the second week in a row, Trinity (Kentucky) is celebrating a big win over one of Indiana’s top high school football teams.  The Shamrocks, ranked No. 31 in the latest High School Football America Top 100, outlasted No. 17 Warren Central 42-41 Friday in a game that was tight throughout.

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This one came down to Trinity, which beat preseason No. 17 Carmel (Indiana) last week, stopping Warren Central’s two-point try with 2:20 to go in the game.

Running back Luke McGuire found the end zone four times. He carried the ball 23 times for 125 yards. Senior quarterback Nick Bohn completed 17 of 23 for 312 yards and a touchdown for the Shamrocks, who will see their national ranking go up when the new Top 100 comes-out Sunday. Trinity began the season ranked No. 52 in our preseason poll that is created with our proprietary algorithm.

For Warren Central, quarterback Dean Tate completed 16 of 25 passes for 366 yards and three touchdowns. Romier Elliott ran for 179 yards on 15 carries with three touchdowns.

Trinity will play its third out-of-state opponent next Friday when it hosts Ohio-power Archbishop Moeller.

Related: Trinity to play one of the nation’s toughest schedules

Warren Central plays North Central next week in Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference play.

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