Young Flyers looking for season of progress

By SUSAN RIDDELL State Journal Sports Writer Published:

Scott Chalk's first Franklin County team is young.

Very young.

The former Frankfort High boys coach, now leading the Flyers, hopes to see a season of progress pay off down the stretch, however.

"We've got a long way to go," Chalk said of his team. "We're young and fairly inexperienced, but our goal is to be competitive by March.

"So far, things are going great," Chalk added. "The effort and attitude of the players have both been excellent so far. They've done everything I've asked of them."

Franklin County finished 14-12 last season but along with the departure of former coach Lewis Morris, the team also lost seven seniors, including leading scorer Daniel Moore and leading rebounder Eric Eastman.

Chalk has two returning players with varsity experience in senior wing players Bruce Bohman and Adam Jones.

"Both have shown good leadership qualities," Chalk said of his two seniors. "Bruce is the emotional leader. He's always keeping things positive, and Adam has a good grasp of what's going on out there. They're going to be out on the wings and both are pretty interchangeable."

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