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BOYS’ BASKETBALL PREVIEW

Eager Central Catholic is ready to take next step

Despite winning 22 games, Central Catholic’s 2011-12 season ended prematurely with a loss in the Division 1 North semifinals. With five major contributors returning, the Raiders begin the season as the favorites in Division 1.

“The guys know what to expect,” said coach Rick Nault, in his seventh season at the helm for Central. “They’ve been through a lot of the wars and the big games, and they understand the work they need to put in throughout the season.”

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