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Sebastian LaRue (File photo)

PULLMAN, Wash. — Former Santa Monica High star recruit Sebastian LaRue has transferred to Washington State after redshirting at Texas A&M this past season, he announced via his Twitter feed.

The speedy wide receiver has already enrolled in classes at WSU and will sit out the coming season awaiting eligibility. He will have three years of college ball remaining.

“I want to be closer to home,” LaRue told “That’s the big thing. I really enjoyed my time at Texas A&M but I’m just not happy there.”

LaRue, who was an Under Armour All-American in 2013, caught 51 passes for 868 yards and 8 touchdowns his senior year at Samohi.

He was rated the No. 9 wide receiver in his class by ESPN.


Pacifica Christian cracks poll


Pacifica Christian’s boys’ basketball team has entered the CIF-Southern Section Division 5AA poll at No. 16, it was announced this week.

The Seawolves are 9-7 this season and are 0-2 in the Liberty League.

Next for Pacifica Christian is a non-league road game at Valencia’s Trinity Classical Academy on Thursday. The game begins at 3:30 p.m.


Samohi b-ball tries to stay in Ocean League race


Samohi boys’ basketball hosts Hawthorne today with the hopes of staying tied for first place in the Ocean League.

Samohi enters the game tied with Inglewood and Beverly Hills at 3-1 in league.

Samohi (11-9 overall) is the defending league champ and made an appearance in last season’s state championship game.

Hawthorne is 0-4 in league and 6-11 overall.

Today’s game begins at 7:30 p.m. at Samohi’s North Gym.

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