Raider Coach Charlie Griffeth has his boys of summer in full swing in the month of June.
Madison County, split into two squads for summer league, giving the Raider faithful a preview of the rising ninth graders on the Grey team while the Red team consists of returning varsity mixed in with rising junior varsity players.
Madison County will host a summer league tournament beginning June 13, which will include Commerce, Hart County and Cedar Shoals.
On Thursday, June 13, Madison County #2 will face Commerce #2 at 12 noon and the nightcap will be the Raiders #1 facing Commerce at 7:30 p.m.
On Friday, the Raiders #2 team will face Hart County at 9 a.m. and Commerce #2 team at 11:30 p.m. The Raiders #1 team will then close the day’s play facing Cedar Shoals at 7 p.m. Saturday’s (June 15) final day of the tournament play will have the Raiders #2 team facing Hart County at 9 a.m. while the Raiders #1 team will square off against Hart County at 2 p.m. The Raiders #1 team will then play Commerce at 7 p.m. on that night to close out the tournament.
The Raiders enter summer league play after completing a 9-17 regular season, including a 5-11 region mark. Madison County will enter the 2013/14 season looking to fill the voids left by Bo Hardman and Logan Pace, the only two seniors from last year’s team.