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Trion Basketball Preview with Coach Lanny Thomas

Trion Basketball Preview with Coach Lanny Thomas

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Trion Basketball spent the past summer making the most of the off months, participating in a strength training program with Coach Barrett and playing in several scrimmage games. The summer was highlighted by a trip to Milledgeville to participate in the Georgia College Basketball Camp.

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AllOnGeorgia caught up with Bulldog Head Coach Lanny Thomas to talk about the upcoming season on the hardcourt.

AOG: Who are the returning players that played Varsity last season?

Thomas: We only lost two players from last year’s roster, Brier Ingle and Andrew Venn. This season we have six returners who will be seniors, Kodiak Crabbe, Andy Allen, Jaden Hardy, Rory Hogg, Austin Mason and Will Wyatt. We will have three juniors, Jeremiah Cochran, Dawson Brown, and Ethan Young. We will have two sophomores in Ben Allen and Rob Brown.

Bulldog basketball Roster 
Varsity

Andy Allen SR 20
Jaden Hardy SR 21
Austin Mason SR 10
Kodiak Crabbe SR 30
Will Wyatt SR 23
Rory Hogg SR 12
Dawson Brown JR 13
Jeremiah Cochran JR 11
Ethan Young JR 1
Rob Brown SO 15
Ben Allen SO 22

AOG: Who are the fresh faces to watch for?

Thomas: Rob is a young sophomore. However, he really played well over the summer and has shaped up to be a really good player. Jeremiah Cochran is a player to watch this season. He is a very athletic post player for us.

AOG: Who are you looking to for team leadership?

Thomas: I am blessed this season to have a good group of seniors. I have noticed during the time I’ve had them, someone different steps up as a leader either by being vocal or by demonstrating action.

Trion Boys Basketball 2018-2019 Record: 10-14

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Lanny Thomas {record 213-190}

Varsity assistant – Tim Barrett – 6 years
Junior Varsity – Dusty Brown – First season

AOG: How do you feel about the schedule?

19-20 Trion High Basketball Schedule Final

Thomas: I try not to speculate about an upcoming season.

AOG: What are the season goals?

Thomas: To be honest, I consider our goal as to get better every practice and every game. If we play as well as we are capable and continue to get better, the record, the championships, and the trips to state will take care of themselves.

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Casie Bryant is the NW Georgia Regional Manager for AllOnGeorgia.

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