We got two schedules today, one overnight from Brant and another one that we saw posted on Facebook today. We have a question out to a tournament host on one of them, so we have gone ahead with our Facebook-viewed team.
That’s Bradford, our sixth team in 1A-District 4 (just FSDB still out, and they have a new coach with a familiar name coming back). The Tornadoes are headed up by Stewart Roberts, who has been an assistant the past couple seasons. Bradford is our 41st schedule overall.
The season will begin for the Tornadoes on the first weekend of December, but they’ll be hitting the road for the Orlando area’s Battle for the Blacktop, hosted by The Master’s Academy on the 7th and 8th. Bradford will host Keystone Heights in a home-and-home series, with the Tornadoes’ home date set for the 13th. It will close out 2018 with a trip to Inverness and Citrus HS’ Rob Hermann Hurricane Cup Duals, just before Christmas on the 21st and 22nd.
FHSAA post-season competition will be on the docket to open January, with the Tornadoes joining in on 1A-District 4 team dual competition at Bolles on the 9th. Next up will be the two-day roundrobin Billy Saylor Invitational, hosted by Suwannee on the 11th and 12th. After a possibility of region duals on the 17th, Bradford will road-trip to Tallahassee for Lincoln’s one-day IBT, the Trojan Invitational, on the 19th. Bradford will then host Baker County (and possibly also West Nassau) on the 23rd to wrap up that month.
There are two regular-season events on Bradford’s February itinerary. First of those is Gainesville’s Category V Duals, which has been noted as both a one- and a two-day duals tournament the first weekend. Either way, the regular season will come to an end on February 7, when the Tornadoes will compete in the away half of its home-and-home dual with Keystone Heights.
We have our 42nd schedule, but…which one will be 43? Will it be YOUR TEAM??
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