Carr, Happ earn All-State honors


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Posted Online: March 30, 2013, 9:08 pm
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Rock Island junior guard C.J. Carr and Rockridge junior forward Ethan Happ were named Chicago Tribune All-State special mention on Saturday night. Forty players were selected as special mention.

They were the only two locals on the All-State squad.

Carr, The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus Metro Player of the Year, averaged 12.3 points for the Rocks, who won their fourth consecutive Western Big 6 Conference title and reached the Class 4A sectional championship.

Already named The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus Area Player of the Year, Happ was one of two small-school players named special mention. He averaged 23.5 points and helped the Rockets reach the sectional for the first time in 10 years.

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