Merced sophomore Kaitlynn Perez (11) protects the ball during a CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoff game against Bethel at Merced High School in Merced, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The Bears beat the Jaguars 50-41.
Merced sophomore Kaitlynn Perez (11) protects the ball during a CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoff game against Bethel at Merced High School in Merced, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The Bears beat the Jaguars 50-41. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com
Merced sophomore Kaitlynn Perez (11) protects the ball during a CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoff game against Bethel at Merced High School in Merced, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The Bears beat the Jaguars 50-41. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com

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February 20, 2018 10:16 PM