Jan 5, 1996
Frey's three pulls Rocks out of the fire By BOB WHITE Staff Writer Trinity saw an 11-point 11-point 11-point lead disappear before Kevin Frey rescued his team and led the unbeaten unbeaten Shamrocks to a 70-63 70-63 70-63 victory over visiting Atherton last night. Frey, a 6-foot-4 6-foot-4 6-foot-4 6-foot-4 6-foot-4 senior averaging 22.6 points entering the game between the 26th District rivals, rivals, scored 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Trinity improved to 9-0. 9-0. 9-0. The Rocks can tie the school record of 10 victories to open a season by beating visiting Iroquois at 7:30 tonight. The 1975-76 1975-76 1975-76 and 1984-85 1984-85 1984-85 teams won their first 10. "This is amazing and a dream come true," the elated Frey said. "This is my senior year and we've set all these goals, and we're achieving achieving them." Was one of the goals to go unbeaten? "I don't think that can be achieved," he said. "I know we're going to lose sometime, but we'll ride this as long as we can." Atherton (5-5) (5-5) (5-5) had a chance to rain (or snow) on Trinity's parade when the Rebels wiped out deficits of 52-41 52-41 52-41 and 60-52 60-52 60-52 to take leads of 61-60 61-60 61-60 and 63-62. 63-62. 63-62. Stephon Harris, a thick-chested, thick-chested, thick-chested, 6-foot, 6-foot, 6-foot, 210-pound 210-pound 210-pound center, paced Atherton with 23 points. He hit 1 of 2 free throws to start a 9-0 9-0 9-0 run that pushed the Rebels ahead 61-60. 61-60. 61-60. Glenn Mitchell and Maurice Tolley hit three-pointers three-pointers three-pointers and Levar Tolley added a layup after a steal to complete the run. See TRINITY Page 3, col. 5, this section STAFF PHOTO BY PAT McDONOGH Atherton's Glen Mitchell blocked a driving shot by Kurt Brown 6f Trinity, which prevailed 70-63 70-63 70-63 for a 9-0 9-0 9-0 start.