Matt Holm is an old-school guy, the type to avoid social media. He’d rather be locked away watching film in his capacity as defensive coordinator at Batavia High School.
So when his team was set to play J.J. McCarthy and Nazareth Academy two years ago, he didn’t know who McCarthy was.
“There was a little bit of a mystique, you know,” Holm said. “Oh my god, we’re playing J.J. It was coming from coaches, it was coming from players.