Mortal Injuries: Ankle Sprain

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Veronica McCaughan vs. Montez Hunter

Who: Veronica McCaughan

What: Ankle Sprain

When: 2012

Where: Eagle Rock High School

How: “So I was playing soccer and I was on a breakaway and a girl came in for a sliding tackle and she missed but I almost tripped over her so I jumped and I landed wrong.”

Time Missed: Never missed any time.

Trainer’s Comments: “It depends if its a grade I, II or III. Grade I means you tape it and try to play. Grade II means you’re typically out a week to three weeks. And grade III is anywhere from three weeks to the entire season.”

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Who: Montez Hunter

What: Ankle Sprain

When: 2010

Where: Long Beach City College

How: “I was guarding this receiver and he was running a fade route, which is a deep route. The quarterback threw it and I went to jump for the ball and I stepped on his foot.”

Time Missed: Missed the entire season, almost 2 1/2 months.

Trainer’s Comments: “It depends if its a grade I, II or III. Grade I means you tape it and try to play. Grade II means you’re typically out a week to three weeks. And grade III is anywhere from three weeks to the entire season.”