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Boys' basketball: A fast start for Crespi freshman Max Heidegger

December 16, 2012 |  1:46 pm

When you're averaging 21.4 points and shooting 93% from the free-throw line (41 of 44), that means you're doing pretty well. And when you're a high school freshman, it's even more impressive.

Max Heidegger has made an immediate impact playing varsity basketball for Encino Crespi (4-3).

He's listed on the roster as 5 feet 7, 135 pounds and has lots of ways to go in gaining strength, but Heidegger is fearless and that's a good attitude to have.

Things are going to get a lot tougher once the Mission League begins next month, but he and senior point guard London Perrantes will present problems for opponents.

-- Eric Sondheimer