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Sports - February 1, 2013

Sports Shorts

ALL-STATE . . . Stanford-bound Austin Hooper of De La Salle was named to the first-team defense on the Cal-Hi Sports All-State team released Tuesday. The 6-foot-5, 245-pound senior, who can play both in the defensive line or tight end, had 17 Division I offers — including Oregon and Cal — before committing to The Farm two weeks ago. His speed on defense coming from the outside for a player his size is what made him so effective. The third-team offense included two Stanford recruits, wide receiver Francis Owusu (6-3, 190) of Oaks Christian and offensive lineman Thomas Oser (6-5, 285) of Harvard-Westlake. On the Small Schools all-state team, Sacred Heart Prep senior defensive back Daniel Thaure (5-10, 185) was named to the first team while teammate Mike Covell, a 6-0, 185-pound linebacker, was named to the second team on defense.

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