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High School Basketball

Lowell High squad making its points

In the rugged and highly competitive Merrimack Valley Conference, it’s easy to get overlooked.

The Central Catholic boys have held the reins seven years running and are always a front-runner to emerge from the conference for a deep tourney run. Andover is always in the conversation. Add new entrant North Andover to that mix, a challenging Division 2 contender that is very big up front. A veritable Big 3 in the MVC.

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