Head coach: Steve Bell (1st season; His brother is the head coach at Bradford)
2019-20 Record: 11-11
Playoffs: Lost to Clarion-Limestone in First Round of D-9 Class A playoffs, 72-58
Top returning players: We have some senior leadership and returning starters that will hopefully carry us as we get started with the season. Jake Merry is our unquestioned leader and a returning North Tier League all-star. However, he has plenty of support and doesn’t need to do everything himself. Zaz Bell and Cole Sebastian are two seniors that will bring a lot of leadership to the team. Juniors Braden Maholic and Gavin Jimmerson also bring experience having received playing time since they were freshman. We experienced a minor setback in that Ethan Smith broke his collar bone recently and is out for the season.
Top players lost: Matt Murphy
Key newcomers: Ryan Love, Cowan Walker and Austin Cousins.
Keys to the season: Being a new coach at the varsity level will definitely be a factor. I have a lot to learn. But, coach Dalton left me an experienced team that is long and athletic.
Things your team was doing during the COVID-19 pause of winter sports: How quickly the kids can learn a new system and gel during a start and stop campaign will determine how far we go.