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Strong to the basket

El Cerrito High School's Rae Jackson, (0) drives past Palma-Salinas' Noah Allen (32) in the Drew Gooden Invitational Showcase at El Cerrito on Dec. 15. Jackson hit a trio of 3-pointers in the first quarter and had 18 points in the game, but the El Cerrito boys basketball team fell to Palma 66-63. Teammate Tyrell Alcorn scored 11 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter.