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Bradford takes down Oakleaf in spring football game, 18-14

The final NCFL team to play a spring game showed promise on Friday night
QB Shanks, WR Covey star for Bradford in spring scrimmage
Published: May. 27, 2022 at 11:48 PM EDT
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STARKE, Fla. (WCJB) -After a 6-6 season in 2021, the Bradford football team looked sharp in Friday’s spring game. The Tornadoes capped off their four weeks of practice with an 18-14 win over Orange Park powerhouse Oakleaf at David Hurse Stadium. Varsity played in the first half only.

Bradford quarterback Dae’jon Shanks threw for a touchdown and also ran for one in the varsity half, while Manny Covey had a rushing and a receiving touchdown. Defensively, Jarrin Alexander picked off a pass and returned it deep into Knights’ territory.

Bradford opens the 2022 season at Baker County on Aug. 26.

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