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Recognized prior to a home basketball game on Monday. Jan. 3, senior Russell Weinbrecht has become the third player in Escalon High School history to score 1,000 points in his varsity basketball career. He was presented with a special encased 1,000 Point basketball, celebrating the moment with teammates, family and friends. Head coach Nate Bartelink made the presentation at center court, with Weinbrecht collecting the historic 1000th point midway through the fourth quarter of a tournament game on Dec. 30 against Ceres. A three-year varsity starter, Weinbrecht has averaged more than 17 points per game during his career.

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