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    Maddie Wong, the all-time leading career scorer for Elk Grove High School girls basketball, says the discipline instilled in the Thundering Herd by coach Larry Price has been one of the keys to success that has put the team into the state Division II championship game on Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Sleep Train Arena against Cajon of San Bernardino.

Maddie Wong, the all-time leading career scorer for Elk Grove High School girls basketball, says the discipline instilled in the Thundering Herd by coach Larry Price has been one of the keys to success that has put the team into the state Division II championship game on Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Sleep Train Arena against Cajon of San Bernardino. Joe Davidson The Sacramento Bee
Maddie Wong, the all-time leading career scorer for Elk Grove High School girls basketball, says the discipline instilled in the Thundering Herd by coach Larry Price has been one of the keys to success that has put the team into the state Division II championship game on Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Sleep Train Arena against Cajon of San Bernardino. Joe Davidson The Sacramento 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.

Contact Davidson at jdavidson@sacbee.com or on twitter at @SacBee_JoeD.

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