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High schools


Victorious Central Catholic on emotional roller coaster

Playing its third game in as many nights against quality competition, Central Catholic basketball coach Rick Nault had a question for his players on Saturday in Lawrence.

“I said to them, ‘Tonight is not a physical challenge, it’s not an emotional challenge, it’s a mental challenge. Can you get over the mind-set of being tired and being emotionally drained?’ ” he said.

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