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Sports - May 25, 2012

Sports Shorts

OF LOCAL NOTE . . . Menlo-Atherton senior Richard Cornew and Menlo School junior Wiley Osborne have been named 2012 Boys Lacrosse Northern California All-Americans by US Lacrosse. Cornew has been a four-year starter for the Bears, moving to defenseman this season while helping M-A win the SCVAL playoff title. Throughout his career, Cornew covered the opposing team's best player and limited their production. He earned first-team All-SCVAL De Anza Division honors this season. In the classroom, he compiled a 4.2 GPA for his career while taking five AP classes this yeare and earning all A's in the first semester. Osborne has been Menlo's leading attackman the past three seasons and was a captain this year while earning first-team All-SCVAL De Anza Division honors. He had 60 goals and 47 assists this season and already has committed to Dartmouth . . . Menlo-Atherton High has named Ron Whitmill as its new girls' varsity volleyball coach. He has more than 12 years of coaching experience at both the club and college levels. For seven years, Whitmill was the head coach of local club 17/18 teams that qualified for Junior Nationals each of the seven years. He also has coached the San Jose State men's team, been an assistant at West Valley and Foothill community colleges and for the past six years has been a head coach for the Vision Volleyball Club, again qualifying teams for the Junior Nationals each of the past six years . . . Four local girls have received recognition on the Cal-Hi Sports all-state teams for the 2011-12 season.

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