El Diamante’s Drake Beno, center, carries the ball through Mt. Whitney’s defense in the first half on Friday, September 25, 2015, at Mineral King Bowl in Visalia. Athletes at El Diamante are required to take a strength training class throughout the school year.
El Diamante’s Drake Beno, center, carries the ball through Mt. Whitney’s defense in the first half on Friday, September 25, 2015, at Mineral King Bowl in Visalia. Athletes at El Diamante are required to take a strength training class throughout the school year. SILVIA FLORES Fresno Bee file photo
El Diamante’s Drake Beno, center, carries the ball through Mt. Whitney’s defense in the first half on Friday, September 25, 2015, at Mineral King Bowl in Visalia. Athletes at El Diamante are required to take a strength training class throughout the school year. SILVIA FLORES Fresno Bee file photo

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