Liberty Ranch's Jalen Patterson (2) reacts as he hugs coach Josh Williams after defeating the Placer Hillman 85-80 in the Division IV CIF Northern California quarterfinal.
Liberty Ranch's Jalen Patterson (2) reacts as he hugs coach Josh Williams after defeating the Placer Hillman 85-80 in the Division IV CIF Northern California quarterfinal. Brian Baer Special to The Bee
Liberty Ranch's Jalen Patterson (2) reacts as he hugs coach Josh Williams after defeating the Placer Hillman 85-80 in the Division IV CIF Northern California quarterfinal. Brian Baer Special to The Bee
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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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