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Nitro basketball Coach Austin Lowe during their shootout game against Hurricane at the Patriot Shootout at George Washington High School.

If not for the red and black uniforms with the school’s name written on them, it would’ve been hard to identify Nitro during the Patriot Shootout, Black and Red Athletic Club Shootout or any of the other events the team has attended in recent weeks.

The Wildcats said goodbye to six seniors in the offseason, including all five starters and the squad’s top-five leading scorers. Those players helped carry Nitro to the state tournament in 2021 and nearly pulled a massive upset by taking Logan to overtime before falling in a regional co-final this year.

Ryan Pritt covers WVU sports. Reach him at 304-348-7948, ryan.pritt@hdmediallc.com. Follow

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