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Friday, January 14, 2011
WPS DRAFT: Alex Morgan is top pick

By Scott French

Diamond Bar's Alex Morgan, to absolutely nobody's surprise, was the No. 1 selection in Friday's Women's Professional Soccer draft.

Morgan (Diamond Bar HS), a U.S. national team forward who was en route to China -- for the annual Four Nations event -- when her name was announced in Baltimore, was taken by the expansion Western New York Flash.

Four other local players also were drafted: