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Sports - July 3, 2013

Lopez wins lacrosse All-American honors

Alex Lopez of Portola Valley is one of 15 Bay Area players to be named as a U.S. Lacrosse High School All-American Player. The honor is awarded to only the top 100 lacrosse athletes in the country and is the first All-American lacrosse honor awarded to a Woodside High student, according to U.S. Lacrosse, the national governing body of lacrosse.

The athletes were nominated by their coaches and supported by their respective leagues.

A presentation of the award was made recently at Woodside High School, where Alex was a graduating senior. He plans to attend Kenyon College in the fall. He is the son of Cathy Oyster, a Woodside High School alumnae, and Carlos Lopez.

Among Alex Lopez honors at Woodside High, he was named senior male athlete of the year and received an Athletic Boosters scholarship award.

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