South receiver Marshaun Hunter (4) celebrates after catching a pass for a touchdown. The score put the South ahead 24-17 with just over seven minutes remaining in the game.
South receiver Marshaun Hunter (4) celebrates after catching a pass for a touchdown. The score put the South ahead 24-17 with just over seven minutes remaining in the game. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
South receiver Marshaun Hunter (4) celebrates after catching a pass for a touchdown. The score put the South ahead 24-17 with just over seven minutes remaining in the game. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
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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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