It was unavoidable. Arlington Catholic girls’ basketball coach Dave Brady knew this year would be different. After two seasons with star guards Emma Roberson and Nicole Catizone running the show, and landing the Division 2 state championship in 2010-11, the Cougars would be forced to find a new identity.
“We weren’t exactly starting over,” Brady said, “but we were just rebuilding from something that had been established for so long with Emma and Nicole. So we were just kind of finding our roles, and when that’s happening, things aren’t perfect, but we’re getting there.”