Santa Rosa council member Mark Stapp on his decade of basketball with San Quentin prison’s sports exchange program

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The Kings had three chances to tie the home game with 15 seconds left on the clock, but they couldn’t nail a three.

The visiting team sealed the game from the free throw line, 82 to 77 — the second win of the day for newly elected Santa Rosa City Council member Mark Stapp, a volunteer player on visiting basketball teams at San Quentin State Prison.

“Coming into a correctional facility for over a decade has confirmed the value of the human beings here,” Stapp said after a winning effort against the Kings, the prison’s over-40 team, on Nov. 12.

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