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The season ahead: Avocado West boys basketball preview

The season ahead: Avocado West boys basketball preview

Avocado League West boys’ basketball competition fires up this week and for the two local squads — La Costa Canyon and San Dieguito Academy — it means aiming at the same target but coming at it from two different perspectives. LCC, which has won more than 400 games, four CIF championships and a stack of league titles in 18 years under Head Coach Dave Cassaw is looking to add to an already formidable legacy.

Five miles southwest, enthusiastic, aggressive third-year Head Coach Jason Stewart wants some of what La Costa Canyon’s got for his developing San Dieguito program. The Mustangs, a CIF Division III team, have shown steady growth under Stewart’s guidance and will be looking to...

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