Blast from Past

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The late Ben Davidson, left, presented former Bay City High School basketball standout Leonard Eaton the Ben Davidson Scholarship Award at East Los Angeles College. Eaton, a 1983 Bay City High School graduate, was first team all district with the Blackcats. Later, in the 1985-86 season with East Los Angeles College, he averaged 22 points, eight assists and nine rebounds a game. Eaton was MVP and an All Inland Valley Conference selection - plus a Davidson scholarship winner. Davidson, a star Oakland Raider defensive end, also was an East Los Angeles College alumnus. Eaton later earned a scholarship to California State University, Dominguez Hills, where he played for Coach Dave Yanai for three years, averaging 14 points a game.

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