Cardinal Hayes looks for repeat performance of championship football year

Cardinal Hayes High School will start the new football season as the defending champ, but the team will hit the gridiron minus a key player.

Head Coach C.J. O?Neil opened camp Monday as the Catholic League?s A Division title holder. Hayes will step up in class to the Double-A Division and do it without All-League running back Mike Allen. However, O?Neil says he?s confident quarterback Corey Watson will rise to the occasion.

Hayes opens the season against Bronx rival Cardinal Spellman.

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