Posted On: 11/19/20 12:00 PM

The Dale Pirates seem to have the pieces to make a deep run this year and will be one of the toughest teams to beat in class 2A. Coming off of a stellar 27-7 season, the Pirates return three starters, each of them averaging more than nine points per game. All three returning starters will be seniors in what will be a very experienced and battle tested group for coach Jeff Edmonson. 

Leading that group is Dallen Forsythe, a 5’9 senior that averaged 9.1 points last season. Forsythe is a fantastic leader and a great all-around player for the Pirates, as he is what makes this team go. 

Dale also returns stud guard Ike Shirley who is a great floor general and a knock down shooter. Ike hit a massive three pointer to send the Pirates to the state tournament last season. 

The Pirates best player, though, might just be someone who has yet to play a varsity game yet in Dayton Forsythe. Younger brother to Dallen, Dayton is nationally ranked and has looked incredibly promising during his AAU days with Team Griffin. Forsythe has a very high basketball IQ and a

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