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North Forsyth Vikings
North Forsyth looks to make deep run in
BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY
With this being his first year as boys JV
basketball head coach at North Forsyth
Will Bell says his expectations for his team
is to get them ready for the varsity level.
He said with six returning players from last
year and a few players added from the
baseball team he coached leadership should
not be an issue with this team.
Bell previously has coached the girls
basketball team and says with six returning
players from the year before he will look to
them to lead the team this season.
"Hopefully we will pick up some wins
along the way, but ultimately this year our
goal is to get everybody ready to play at the
next level," Bell said. He said last year's
team was rather young and was bounced
from the tournament early and hopes with a
more experienced bunch of kids they will
advance further this year. Bell thinks with
the mix of experience and athleticism his
team possesses they will be a tough out this
year at the Lash-Chronicle.
Bell says his offensive approach this
season will be to get to the rim and shoot
free throws. He wants to "pound the ball
inside" and get his big men like Richard
Ryce involved early and often. Ryce and
fellow sophomore Joe Harrison will be
asked to play a big role on the team accord
ing to Bell.
"Those two together are very good
leaders, they keep us accountable and they
keep the kids in line during practice," Bell
said. "The kids have been working hard
and have done everything they have beer
asked to do. Fundamentally 1 feel like wc
are getting better everyday we step into the
For Bell he says a successful season foi
him would be for his team to be at the top
of the conference once the season is over
The Vikings had not played a game at the
time Bell spoke with the Chronicle but says
he has high expectations for his team.
"I feel like if we stay true to the funda
mentals and our kids continue to work
hard, which they have been so far a cham
pionship is something that we can attain."