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Jamestown coaching staff striking right chords with tight-knit Eagles

Jamestown coaching staff striking right chords with tight-knit Eagles

— Soon after Donovan Bridgeforth accepted the Jamestown High boys basketball head coaching job in the summer of 2015, the 2006 Lafayette High graduate walked into to the barbershop and the first person he saw was George Piggott Jr.

Bridgeforth believed the encounter was a sign.

"Once I heard he got the job, I already knew if he asked me to help him, I'm going to help him," said Piggott Jr., a 2001 Lafayette graduate and the school's all-time leading scorer. "Because I knew we were going to be on the same page on everything."

Bridgeforth and Piggott Jr. comprise the "new school" half of Jamestown's coaching staff, which also features...