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Payne steps up for Titans

Skyline High School's Kendrick Payne, left, shown here in a game against McClymonds in January, scored a team-high 19 points in the Titans' 81-65 loss to Castro Valley in the semifinals of the Granada Holiday Invitational on Dec. 7. Payne's scoring output included a trio of 3-pointers. The senior guard/forward also scored 10 points and added six rebounds, two blocked shots and two steals in Skyline's 76-36 first-round win over Antioch on Dec. 6.