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  20. JACK XIE  Saratoga, Swimming, JR.  A transfer-student from China, Xie made the most of his chance to swim in a state championship...

  20. JACK XIE
  Saratoga, Swimming, JR.
  A transfer-student from China, Xie made the most of his chance to swim in a state championship meet, taking gold in both the 200-yard individual medley and the 100 butterfly. He also won both of the events at the CCS Swim Championships, the only boy to do so at the meet.

  St. Francis-Mountain View, Baseball, JR.
  The UCLA-commit was named the Cal-Hi Sports’ State Junior of the Year after helping lead the Lancers to the CCS Open Div. title by hitting .404 across 34 games. He led the team in hits (44), runs (35), RBI (22), stolen bases (25) and triples (5). He also had eight doubles and two home runs. He also went 7-3 on the mound with a 1.69 ERA in 12 starts.

  San Ramon Valley-Danville, Water Polo, SR.
  The Stanford-bound Klass completed her four-year Wolves career with a fourth-straight NCS title. She scored 127 goals and finished with a school-best 492 for her career. Her many postseason accolades included being named the All-North Coast Section Div. I MVP and Bay Area News Group East Bay Player of the Year. This is her third BA 75 selection.

  #17 Miles Harrison17. MILES HARRISON
  Clayton Valley Charter-Concord, Football, SR.
  While we don’t condone his poor off-field decisions which led to criminal charges, Harrison belongs on this list for his on-field efforts in 2014. He was a 1st-Team All-State selection after he rushed for 2,709 yards and a total of 34 TDs as he led the Eagles to the CIF Div. II State Bowl (where he rushed for 323 yards and scored 5 TDs in a 34-33 loss).

  Milpitas, Football/Basketball, SR.
  Headed to Washington on a football scholarship, Scrempos was the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League’s Most Outstanding Lineman and was named to the SportStars All-NorCal Defense after 55 tackles and seven sacks for the 12-1 Trojans. During the winter, he was a starting post player for a Milpitas team which came within one point of reaching the CCS Div. I final.

  Castro Valley, Track, SR.
  Jones left no doubt that she was the state’s top triple jumper in 2015. With her last jump at the CIF State Championships, Jones went 42 feet, 5 1/4 inches “” breaking her personal record by 20 inches “” to win the title. She also won the event at the Sacramento Meet of Champions and the NCS Meet of Champions. She was also third in the long jump at NCS.

  14. HOLLY AZEVEDO#14 Holly Azevedo
  Pioneer-San Jose, Softball, SOPH.
  Central Coast Section batters can not be happy that Azevedo still has two more seasons in the circle for the Mustangs. Azevedo allowed just one earned run in 177 innings of work (a 0.03 ERA) and finished with more than 250 strikeouts. She went 28-1 with one save. She also batted .381 with 18 RBI.

  Alhambra-Martinez, Softball, SOPH.
  Already committed to UCLA, the young shortstop hit a team-best .608 while also leading Alhambra in runs (55), hits (48), extra-base hits (26), home runs (14), triples (6), walks (27), stolen bases (26) and on-base percentage (.721). She did this while leading Alhambra to a 25-3 record and a second consecutive NCS Div. II championship.

  #12 Max Flower12. MAX FLOWER
  Campolindo-Moraga, Baseball/Football, SR.
  Committed to Cal for baseball, Flower spent the fall as a two-way standout for a 16-0 CIF Div. III State Bowl-champion football team. He caught 56 passes for 1,052 yards and 13 TD. Defensively, he had two interceptions including a game-clinching pick-six in the NCS playoffs. On the diamond, he batted .349 and led the team in hits (30), runs (27), extra-base hits (15) and doubles (8). His 21 RBI ranked second on the team.

  Sacred Heart Prep-Atherton, Football, SR.
  Nobody on this list did more with less. Limited to just eight games because of an injury, the Washington-bound two-way player still managed to total 116 tackles  (14.5 per game) from his linebacker position. He also was able to rush 106 times for 862 yards on offense. He scored a total of 19 TDs for 13-0 CCS Open Div. champs. In addition, he was a First-Team All-State selection and the SportStars All-NorCal Defensive Player of the Year.

  Livermore, Soccer/Baseball, SR.
  Foscalina was the East Bay Athletic League Co-MVP in soccer after leading the league with 28 goals for a Cowboys team which went 17-4-3 overall. During the spring, he led Livermore baseball with 38 hits and added team-bests in average (.409), on base percentage (.509), runs (33), stolen bases (8), extra-base hits (16) and doubles (10). He also had 16 RBI for the NCS Div. II runners-up.

  Terra Nova-Pacifica, Football/Baseball, SR.
  Gordon was the Bay Area’s most prolific quarterback in 2014. He was a SportStars All-NorCal selection and was named All-State Medium Schools Player of the Year by Cal-Hi Sports after passing for 4,899 yards and 49 TDs. During baseball season he hit .355 in 26 games with 27 hits, 17 runs, 12 RBI and six doubles. He also went 2-2 with a 1.32 ERA and two saves in 11 pitching appearances.

  Vacaville, Wrestling, SR.
  In the span of two days in early March, Hernandez turned a good senior season into an exceptional one. Hernandez defeated Nathan Cervantez 3-1 in overtime of the 126-pound final at the CIF State Wrestling Championships to bring home gold. He finished with a 40-3 record on the season and was the only Bay Area wrestler to bring home a state title.

  7. LINDSAY ROOD#7 Lindsay Rood
  Monte Vista-Danville, Soccer/Softball, SR.
  Rood led the 23-1 nationally-ranked Mustangs soccer team in points with 32, tying for team-best with 13 goals while adding six assists. She then matriculated to her primary sport in the spring and hit .529 on 46 hits, with 36 runs, 19 RBI, eight doubles, four triples, five home runs and a perfect 20-for-20 in stolen base attempts. Monte Vista went 18-9 and reached the NCS Div. I semis.

  St. Francis-Mountain View, Football/Volleyball, SR.
  Dinneen was arguably his school’s best player in two sports. Committed to Air Force as an outside linebacker, Dinneen was a force on defense for the Lancers in 2014. He racked up 99 tackles, 14 sacks, five forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. He was a SportStars All-NorCal selection and the West Catholic Athletic League Co-MVP. In volleyball he posted 440 kills, 84 blocks, 152 digs and 37 aces for the CCS and CIF NorCal Div. I Champions. He was the San Jose Mercury News Male Athlete of the Year.



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