Former Catalina Foothills coach Charlie Kendrick, right, won seven state championships.

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Kendrick inherited a state championship legacy at Foothills, but he took it up a notch, winning seven state titles in nine years, 2005-13, which included a 72-game winning streak and a hard-to-believe seven state titles in eight appearances.

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