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De La Salle's Chris Williams (5) connects for a double against Liberty in the second inning of the quarterfinals of the North Coast Section Division I playoffs at De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif., on Saturday, May 24, 2014. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

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Hooper is dominant in DLS victory

Pitcher Justin Hooper led the De La Salle High baseball team into the North Coast Section Division I semifinals, giving up three hits and striking out six in four innings in a 14-1 quarterfinal win over No. 7 Liberty on May 24. The second-seeded Spartans hosted No. 6 Foothill on May 28, after this newspaper went to press, with the winner advancing to the championship game May 30 or May 31. De La Salle is looking for its second Division I title in three years.