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DEVINE, TEXAS > FOOTBALL
Joseph, a senior running back, cornerback, kicker and punter at Devine High, scored 50 points in a 56--42 Class 3A regional playoff win over Wharton High to break the Texas single-season record, set in 1953 by Sugar Land's Ken Hall (395). He had seven touchdowns, kicked six extra points and scored on a two-point conversion to reach 441. This year he had 451 points, two points short of the alltime mark, and rushed for 3,887 yards, most in the nation for the season.
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA > VOLLEYBALL
Alicia, a 6'5" senior middle blocker and team captain at St. Mary's Academy, had a 49% kill percentage to lead the Flames to the program's first 4A provincial title with a win over Crocus Plains (25--17, 23--25, 25--22, 19--25, 15--13). Alicia, who was named championship game MVP, led the team this season in attacks (996), kills (487), blocks (171) and aces (77) and was named All-Manitoba. She is ranked No. 1 in the province by sportswriters and coaches and will play at USC next year.
FOLSOM, CALIF. > FOOTBALL
Tanner, a senior quarterback at Folsom High, threw for 407 yards and four touchdowns (including a 99-yard TD pass) in a 39--35 Northern Section Division II championship loss to Vacaville, making him the first player in state history to eclipse 5,000 passing yards in a single season (5,185). He also rushed for 101 yards and a score, which made him the state's alltime single season all-purpose-yards leader, with 6,364. In September he threw for a Northern California single-game-record 601 yards.