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For the week ending Dec. 23
Emily Alvarez, St. Mary's girls basketball
The junior guard scored 16 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter as the Crusaders rallied from a seven-point deficit and defeated Bandon in the championship game of the Bandon Dunes Invitational.
Casie Johnson, Eagle Point girls basketball
The senior post scored 23 points to lead the Eagles past Del Norte in nonconference play. She knocked down four free throws in the final two minutes to seal the victory.
Connor Lane, Crater boys basketball
The 6-foot-7 junior scored 12 points and pulled down nine rebounds as the Comets defeated McNary, 67-46, to win the championship of the Dallas Holiday Tournament.
David Sellers, Cascade Christian boys basketball
The 6-foot-7 junior post scored 23 points in a tough nonconference matchup against Rogue Valley Adventist, leading a 76-66 victory.
Reid Shipley, North Medford wrestling
The top-ranked 170-pounder in Class 6A went 5-0 with five pins to lead the Black Tornado to the championship of the Bay City Duals in Coos Bay. He raised his record to 14-2.