Bill Iezzi: Sizzling Season Opener

Penne Grove and Gloucester Catholic's boys' basketball teams are scheduled to start the season at 7 p.m. Dec. 17 the way they will probably finish it: in a heated battle.

Gloucester Catholic beat the Red Devils twice last season, the last time in triple overtime, and captured the Tri-County Conference Diamond Division title.

This season, Penns Grove is favored to win the crown, but don't count out the Rams. The opener is at their place.

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