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Norton High boys basketball head coach Marc Liberatore is the Massachusetts Basketball Coaches Association Div. 3 Coach of the Year.

NORTON — Norton High boys basketball coach Marc Liberatore has been named the Division 3 Coach of The Year by the Massachusetts Basketball Coaches Association on Wednesday.

Liberatore and his coaching staff led the Lancers to a magical run through the MIAA Division 3 tourney last season, bringing them to a Final Four berth — the first in program history since 1989. Norton finished the season with a record of 18-6.

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