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Kerrigan Hemp '20 Captures TWO State Titles!

Kerrigan Hemp '20 Captures TWO State Titles!

Congratulations to junior Kerrigan Hemp '20 on capturing two state titles, one in the 500 freestyle and one in the 100 backstroke, at the Division 2 State Meet.

Kerrigan set a school record in the 500 freestyle and earned her third consecutive state title in the 100 backstroke.

The Eagle-Tribune: Hemp takes two golds at Division 2 meet 

Kerrigan has been named the Fall Swimming MVP for two consecutive years (as a freshman and as a sophomore).

Great job to Kerrigan and all the members of the Girls Swimming & Diving Team who competed at States, placing 5th as a team in the state!

Congratulations, Kerrigan, on your accomplishments in and out of the pool!


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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.