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Strong to the basket

Piedmont High's Germaine Sanders (24), center, makes a basket as Encinal's Richard Maggay (13) left, and Eugene Sanya (15) defend in the fourth period of their West Alameda County Conference-Shoreline Division basketball game in Alameda on Jan. 24. Sanders scored 16 points and teammate Sean Rodriguez had 21, but Piedmont fell 69-59 to the Jets.