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Top Dogs at Powerhouse Programs

Top Dogs at Powerhouse Programs

In 2018, Steven Hajjar '18 and Dominic Keegan '18 led Raider Baseball to the final round of the elite Super 8 tournament.

In 2019, they faced off in the College World Series for the University of Michigan and Vanderbilt University (see below).

Today, they're excelling for their respective college programs, both having overcome significant injuries to return to top form.

Steven Hajjar '18 and Dominic Keegan '18 in their collegiate teams' baseball caps

Read more in The Eagle-Tribune:

Big Men on Campus: Locals Hajjar and Keegan are top dogs at their powerhouse programs


The 2019 College World Series

Dom Keegan with College World Series Trophy

In the 2019 College World Series, Steven Hajjar '18 competed for the University of Michigan and Dominic Keegan '18 competed for Vanderbilt University, with Dominic helping the Commodores bring home the championship.

The Eagle-Tribune: Michigan vs. Vanderbilt equals Hajjar vs. Keegan, Best friends and former Central Catholic teammates battling in College World Series

New England Baseball Journal: ‘It’s crazy’: Keegan, Hajjar reflect on unlikely College World Series reunion

Congratulations to Steve and Dom for all they've accomplished - good luck! 

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.