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Sports - February 7, 2014

Sports Shorts

ALL-STATE . . . Sacred Heart Prep junior linebacker Ben Burr-Kirven has been named to the 35th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football first team. He is among 30 players selected, regardless of division. Burr-Kirven also was named to the Small Schools first team. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound Burr-Kirven was one of three juniors on the all-state team. He had 200 tackles during a 13-2 season, including 16 in the CIF Division III state bowl game against Corona del Mar and 17 in a 42-7 win over El Cerrito in the NorCal finals. He also averaged 9.2 yards per carry as a running back. Palo Alto senior quarterback Keller Chryst was named to the third team for all divisions while SHP senior lineman Patrick Finnigan was named to the Small Schools first team and Menlo School quarterback Jack Heneghan was a Small Schools second-team pick as a multi-purpose players.

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