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An Explosive Team with Bright Futures

An Explosive Team with Bright Futures

The Raider Football Team has opened the season with two convincing wins over Lowell High School (38 - 13) and Haverhill High School (43 - 0).

Coach A. points as he talks with the team

Game coverage:

The Eagle-Tribune: MVC Football: Pereira, Central roll past Haverhill

The Eagle Tribune: MVC Football: Highly-touted sophomore transfer Zinter sparkles in Central debut

The offense has been led by junior quarter back Ayden Pereira '22.

Player running with the ball

Read more about Ayden in The Boston Herald:

Central Catholic QB Ayden Pereira grows into role


College Commitments

Tight end and defensive end Jermaine Wiggins '21 recently committed to study and compete at the University of Arizona.

Jermaine Wiggins '21 with teammates on football field

Read more about Jermaine in Raider News & Events:

Ready to Take the Field


“Uyi” Osayimwen '21

Standout lineman Uyi Osayimwen '21 has committed to study and compete at Williams College.

Read more about Uyi in Raider News & Events:

Committed to Academics, Athletics, Leadership, Service, and Williams College


Wide receiver Mark Ciccarelli '21 has committed to study and compete at Bentley University.

Player celebrates on the sideline


Kicker Nicholas Mazzie '21 has committed to study and compete at the University of New Hampshire.

Player kicking the football


Linebacker Thomas Casey '21 (#44 below) has committed to study and compete at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Defense tackling the ball carrier


Team Celebrates on the Field

The Fall 2 Sports Season

The Fall 2 Sports Season (established in response to the pandemic) includes:

  • Cheerleading
  • Boys Indoor Track
  • Girls Indoor Track
  • Football (Soph., JV and Varsity)
  • Football (Freshman)
  • Girls Swimming and Diving

For upcoming games and updates:

Good luck to all of our teams and student-athletes competing in the Fall 2 Sports Season!


Central Catholic High School
A College Preparatory High School of Excellence in the Marist Tradition
Founded by the Marist Brothers in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1935, Central Catholic High School enrolls 1,300 students from over 60 cities and towns. Students come from diverse backgrounds to form a caring community of faith, learning, and service. They advance to college in overwhelming numbers (nearly 100%) and move on to successful careers and positions of leadership in government, business, industry, academia, and professions.

For more information, please visit, call 978-682-0260, or email

Mission: Central Catholic High School makes Jesus known and loved.
We educate the whole person for college and for life, with particular care for the least favored and those in need.

Raider Athletics

Raider Athletics represents a proud tradition of excellence that enriches the Central Catholic experience for both participants and spectators.

Our student-athletes bring home State, Sectional, and Conference Championships on a regular basis while representing the school community with pride.

Central Catholic offers twenty-seven (27) Varsity sports in competitions governed by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and the Merrimack Valley Conference (MVC) as well as two (2) seasons of Cheerleading under the Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators' Association (MSSAA).

More than half of our student body, approximately 800 students, compete on at least one of these teams, an experience that fosters teamwork, dedication, sportsmanship, and the pursuit of excellence, lessons that carry over into all aspects of life.