Owensboro Catholic needs extra avid gamers to the touch the soccer on offense within the 2022 season.
But, what the Aces are focusing on now in spring observe is getting more potent total as a staff.
“The main thing in spring ball is to get all of our young kids and everybody back in the weight room,” Catholic trainer Jason Morris stated. “That is a big thing for us.”
Catholic’s weight program was once extra voluntary from January till spring soccer began in April.
“This is the first time actually taken off the months of January and February as far as team weight lifting,” Morris stated. “I have noticed a positive difference in coming back, the kids are excited to be coming back together. This is something I think we will do in the future. They knew we were all coming back together, it’s nice being back in the swing of things.”
Morris has modified his outlook on how a lot hitting and call drills Catholic is going via within the spring as neatly.
“When I first started coaching, we were all about having the helmets and pads on, we played games,” Morris stated. “The longer I do this the less important I think it is to do that kind of stuff. I’m not going to take a chance of losing a kid in April.”
Catholic was once 7-6 remaining season, dropping 5 immediately to begin the season prior to making improvements to sufficient to head on a 7-game profitable streak prior to falling within the 3rd spherical of the Class 2-A playoffs at Lexington Christian, 49-21.
It might be taking a look to exchange the manufacturing of quarterback Lincoln Clancy, who threw for two,757 yards, 28 touchdowns and 13 interceptions; and receiver Braden Mundy, a do-everything participant who stuck 76 passes for 1,376 yards and 17 touchdowns.
The Aces lose a piece of revel in with one of the most avid gamers who graduated at other spots at the box.
“I turn back to Elizabethtown game, we played without Braden and we pulled off that upset,” Morris stated. “That win went a long way in giving us confidence rolling into this season Really the main thing is on offense we’ll be getting back to throwing routes, going through progressions, because we’re not trying to game plan around trying to get the ball to one stud athlete, and that was Braden.”
There might be festival at quarterback with Brady Atwell, Vince Carrico and Lucas Gorman going for the task. All 3 avid gamers are sophomores.
Catholic returns six offensive starters and 8 defensive starters.
“We were pretty solid on defense when went through the 7-game winning streak, and that was led by some freshmen and sophomores, and some juniors who were getting their first varsity action,” Morris stated. “We’ve been very blessed the last couple of years lots of skill players in our freshman and sophomore classes.”
An abundance of more youthful avid gamers who’ve been at the box so much early of their careers will have to assist the total intensity of the Aces.
“We’re real excited about what we have returning,” Morris stated. “We have fought our way to winning seasons, and we’re excited about where we’re at right now.”