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Armed
March 23rd, 2010


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By Ryan Peck
DeKalb Neighbor Newspaper

Coming off back-to-back postseason appearances in which they fell to the eventual state champs (Loganville) in 2008 and the state runner-up (Columbus) in 2009, the St. Pius X Golden Lions are primed for a breakthrough in 2010.

Equipped with the leadership of 10 seniors and a battle-tested mentality, the Golden Lions have their sights set on bigger and better things in coach J.T. Gilbert’s seventh season as head coach.

“We’re not starting over. It’s not a brand new ball club. They know what’s expected and they’re running with it,” said Gilbert, whose team carried a 6-2 record, 3-0 in Region 5-AAA, into this week’s slate of games.

“They were excited to make it to the quarters (last year), but this year the team is working hard to break through the quarters and go further into the playoffs,” added Gilbert. 

Read the full article on the DeKalb Neighbor Newspaper website.

Photo Credit: Alicia Lavender

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