Folsom senior center Mason Forbes (25) snatches a rebound from Lincoln guard Sam Smith on Nov. 27, 2017 at Folsom High School. Forbes committed to play basketball on scholarship at Harvard.
Folsom senior center Mason Forbes (25) snatches a rebound from Lincoln guard Sam Smith on Nov. 27, 2017 at Folsom High School. Forbes committed to play basketball on scholarship at Harvard. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
Folsom senior center Mason Forbes (25) snatches a rebound from Lincoln guard Sam Smith on Nov. 27, 2017 at Folsom High School. Forbes committed to play basketball on scholarship at Harvard. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
Joe Davidson

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Joe Davidson has covered sports for The Sacramento Bee since 1988. He's an award-winning authority on high school sports, specializing in going behind the scenes to report on what makes teams and athletes unique. Though Davidson has been accused of being a graduate of Del Oro, De La Salle, Elk Grove, Franklin, Grant, Granite Bay, Jesuit, Oak Ridge, Rocklin, St. Francis and many other local schools, he attended high school in Oregon, where he participated in football and track.

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