December 25, 2010

Pompey working to qualify

Defensive tackle Quinton Pompey played for a talent-laden Bradenton (Fla.) Manatee squad this past fall, and generated a number of Division 1 offers with his performance. An early end to his senior season and an effort to get his academics in line with NCAA Clearinghouse standards has stunted his recruitment, however.

Manatee lost in the state semifinals of class 6A to eventual champions St. Thomas Aquinas two weekends ago. Pompey missed that game because he tore the meniscus in his knee during the first playoff game.

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