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Bay Area Got Game

Who's got game? Each month, ESPN RISE finds out. Here are the athletes we recognized in November:

TERRON WILLIAMS-WARD
DE LA SALLE -- FOOTBALL

Williams-Ward's quick thinking helped the Spartans
defeat Junipero Serra on Sept. 13. De La Salle
trailed in the fourth quarter, but scored a touchdown
with 5:43 to play to draw within a single point,
28-27. Coach Bob Ladouceur sent in the kicking
team to go for the tying extra point, but the snap
was low. Williams-Ward, in as the holder, scooped
up the ball and sprinted around the left
side for the 2-point conversion and the
29-28 win.

TIM HARRIS
S.J. VALLEY CHRISTIAN -- BOYS' BASKETBALL

Last year as a junior, Harris' main responsibility was providing leadership
for a young Warriors squad. To that end, he put up decent numbers (14
points per game) and helped Valley Christian through an 11-17 regular
season. Expect an entirely different story this winter, now that Harris is
free to concentrate on doing what he does best: scoring. The 6-foot-3,
195-pound shooting guard can fill it up in a variety of ways, and with more
help around him, Harris will be turned loose on unsuspecting defenses.

DAVID KLINGSHEIM
LIBERTY -- WRESTLING

Klingsheim has already established himself as one of the top wrestlers in
Liberty history, and coming off a 51-5 season and an individual state
title last year, he's looking to cement himself as the absolute best.
By winning the state title at 112 pounds last season, Klingsheim
became just the second Liberty grappler ever to win a
championship. Now a senior, Klingsheim will try to win
back-to-back titles and also become the 17th
wrestler in state history to place at four
state meets (eighth as a freshman,
fifth as a sophomore).

NICOLE HOOD
CARONDELET -- GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY

The Cougars were expected to be one of the top
teams in Northern California coming into the season,
and they've performed up to those lofty
expectations so far. Leading the way has been
Hood, a junior who finished 14th at the state meet
last year. She placed first at the Ed Sias
Invitational on Sept. 13, running a time of 12:03.1 to
edge second-place finisher Diana George of
Livermore. Hood is an ESPN RISE All-Area first
team selection and a two-time Contra
Costa Times Runner of the Year.