Bradford Boys Basketball 2023-24 Season Preview

Bradford Boys 2023-24 Basketball Team. (Don Selanders

In 2023 Bradford was considered a top team in the WOAC and got off to a good 8-2 start but then leading scorer and all-state player Parker Davidson who was averaging 25 points a game became injured and was out the rest of the year. The Roaders finished the season 14-9 overall and 8-3 in the WOAC good enough for 3rd place in the league.

Although Parker graduated Bradford returns the nucleus from last season with kids that are gritty, tough and very athletic and know how to win.

Here are the key players returning for Bradford this year.

Hudson Hill is a 6-1 Sr., wing player a 3-year letter winner, 2nd team WOAC and scored 11.2 ppg last year. A capable scorer on any night a smooth operator.

Landon Wills is a 6-4 Sr., center also a 3-year letter winner, HM WOAC scored 8.2 ppg and 8.5 rpg. Wills is an all-around player contributing at all levels.

Owen Canan is a 5-8 Jr., point guard a 2-year letter winner and 1st team WOAC averaging 12 ppg. Canan is a crafty point guard, quick and looks to push the tempo but also a great defender.

Zage Henderson is a 6-2 Jr., post player and a 2-year letter winner.

This group will be the core of Bradfords team and all have experience in big games over the last two years. The Railroaders are still trying to figure out the rest of the pieces and will see who steps forward to contribute this season.

Coach Jay Hall’s keys to success will be to maintain cohesiveness, display resilience, understanding personnel and team strength and weaknesses and hoping to avoid injury and illness.

Hall cites history in that Preble Shawnee and Tri-Village are the two proven programs at the top and until someone changes that it will be them battling it out for the league title.