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Billy Nocera

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He started the season as the Blue Devils seventh man, sometimes playing just a few minutes a game. But lately, Old Forge shooting guard Billy Nocera has been the offensive spark the Blue Devils have been looking for all season.

Nocera scored a season-high 11 points in a big win over Dunmore before adding 12 in wins over Carbondale and Western Wayne.

For his efforts, Billy has been named The Sunday Dispatch Old Forge Athlete of the Week for the week Feb. 7-13.

Nocera canned two second-quarter three-pointers to pace a 16-6 run in the win over Dunmore. Billy’s triple brought the Bucks out of their zone and into a man-to-man defense more to the liking of the Blue Devils.

Posters of Billy can be seen at Revello’s Pizza in Old Forge, and Smart Designs and Graphics in Wyoming, sponsors of the Old Forge Athlete of the Week.

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