With a wealth of talent for each of these two Midwest teams, the Cardinal Ritter and Trinity matchup promises to be one to see. With the skyline in the background, these two teams square off in the heart of downtown Saint Louis for a newly established, yet rich football tradition each year. With Friday’s win, Trinity regained the all-time series lead. The Titans now lead the series 9-8 since the rivalry began in 2000.
Aaric is a four-year letterman on the varsity football team and a three-year letterman on the track and field team. Aaric is vice president of the 4H Lions a member of the Key Club and is a student ambassador. His biggest accomplishment is going to state for shot put last spring. Aaric has not made a decision on where he wants to attend school next year, but does know that he wants to major in mechanical engineering.
Darries is a four-year varsity letterman in football at Trinity Catholic. He was named 1st Team All-Archdiocesan Athletic Association Small School Division as a junior. In addition to football, Darries runs track at Trinity Catholic and he also played basketball for the Titans his first two years.
Quienton was a two-time all-state linebacker as well as a two-time all-conference and Post-Dispatch all-metro honoree. He was a 2005 finalist for the U.S. Army All-American game. As a captain, he led Cardinal Ritter to the state semifinal round in 2005, and recorded the third-most passing yards in school history as a quarterback at Cardinal Ritter. Defensively, totaled 94 tackles (7 TFL’s), an interception and fumble recovery. Davey had 74 tackles and six sacks as a junior and lettered in basketball and track in high school.
Marquis was a four-year varsity player at Trinity and played in four rivalry games against Cardinal Ritter. His best game in the series came in 2011 when he scored two touchdowns, had 64 rushing yards, 62 receiving yards, eight tackles and a fumble recovery in a 14-0 win over the Lions. Marquis also was a state-qualifying wrestler at Trinity and a four-year baseball player for the Titans.