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Jackets Cling To Playoff Hopes
By Gerald Lacey
Carver Heights Quarterback Club
October 31, 2011
Updated: Thursday, April 16, 2015, 9:53 a.m.
South Lake had a chance to set up a winner take all game for the district runner-up spot with a win over
the Jackets. 2012 University of Miami Commit D'Mauri Jones 4 touchdowns receptions help lead
Leesburg over South Lake and put the district runner up spot up for grabs. The Jackets took care of
business Friday night and now they just have to get ready for Lake Weir and wait for the East Ridge vs
South Lake outcome.
"So we can't worry about anything else down the road, so next week or who might beat who we gotta go
out and win a game," said Trivers before the game last Friday. "Really for our kids we talk about staying
in the moment and how important it is to deal with today and the things that we can control now we call
"I mean our seniors football players are guaranteed no more than two football games this being one of
them (Groveland South Lake)," said Trivers during his pregame show before the South Lake game. "So
there is a sense of urgency."
Trivers had his team up for the South Lake game as they jumped out to a early 18-0 lead in the first
half. After last weeks emotional loss to Evans, Trivers did arguably his best coaching job to this date by
getting his team focused on South Lake. His team had just faced two of the nations best teams on the
"The best thing is to get back out and see if we can get back on the winning track," said Trivers on the
The Jackets have their sights set on Class 6A Ocala Lake Weir 2-6 (1-3) and realize that they can finish
the season 8-2, not bad for a team that loss 37 seniors from last season. It will be senior night this
Friday night and the seniors would love to have one more shot at the playoffs but they know how
important is for them to beat Lake Weir.
Groveland South Lake at Leesburg
(PHOTO BY ASHLEY BEYER/October