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2016-17 Valley Boys Basketball Capsule Preview


Head coach: Adam Zakos, second season

2015-16 record: 3-19 (0-8 Northeast, fifth)

Returning lettermen (starters): Six (three)

Top players: John King (Sr.), Oscar Burns (Jr.), Shakore Parish (Jr.), Josiah Newbern (Jr.), Bryce Jones (So.), Tommy Anderson (Fr.)

Outlook: The Vikings return six lettermen as they hope to show a big improvement over last season.

King (8 points, 2 assists per game), Burns (6 ppg, 3 apg) and Parish (3 ppg, 2 apg) should be among the team’s leaders.

“We expect to be much improved this season,” Zakos said. “We have a much more dedicated group that wants to be successful and will be willing to put in the hard work to achieve that.”

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