Faces in the Crowd: August 4, 2014

Tuesday August 5th, 2014

Faces in the Crowd: August 4, 2014
    Lauren Cox
    Flower Mound, Texas > Basketball
    Lauren, a rising 6-foot-4 junior forward at Flower Mound High, had 20 points, 12 rebounds and a team-record eight blocks to lead the U.S. past Spain 77-75 in the final of the under-17 world championship in Pilsen, Czech Republic. She averaged 18.9 points, 14.1 boards and 4.8 blocks for the Jaguars last season.

    Steven Enoch
    Norwalk, Conn. > Basketball
    Steven, a 6-foot-10 rising senior forward at Norwalk High, had 29 points, 14 boards and five blocks in High Rise Team Ups’s final game at the Reebok Showdown in Philadelphia. He made the all-star team at the Pangos All-American camp in June, earning him a spot at the NBA Top 100 camp.

    Khalia Lanier
    Scottsdale, Ariz. > Volleyball
    Khalia, a 6-foot-3 outside hitter and rising junior at Xavier Prep, had 20 kills to lead the Arizona Storm to a second straight national title, beating TAV Black of Fort Worth, 2-0 for the 16-and-under open division gold medal at junior nationals in Minneapolis. She was PrepVolleyball.com’s national sophomore of the year.

    Reece Whitley
    Lafayette Hill, Pa. > Swimming
    Reece, a rising freshman at the Penn Charter School, won the men’s open 100-meter breaststroke in 1:03.82 at the Middle Atlantic long course senior championships in Lewisburg, Pa., to set the 13-to-14 national age group record. Reece also won the 200 breast in 2:16.48, lowering his own age-group mark by 3.26.

    Madison Clarke
    Phoenix > Tennis
    Madison, a rising senior at Xavier Prep, won the inaugural New Balance high school nationals title in Cambridge, Mass., 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 over Jenna Moustafa of Los Angeles. In May, Madison won a second straight Division I state title and helped the Gators to their third straight team championship.

    Sam Mulholland-Wong
    Saratoga, Calif. > Timber Sports
    Mulholland-Wong, a rising senior at Cal Poly, beat 11 lumberjacks to win the Stihl Timbersports U.S. Collegiate Championship in Norfolk by one point. He set the collegiate record in the stock-saw competition (10.67 seconds) and was second in the standing block chop (23.59).
    To nominate an individual for an upcoming edition of Faces in the Crowd, please email editor Alexandra Fenwick with a name, age, gender, hometown, sport, school and all relevant contact information, as well as a short summary of the athlete’s recent accomplishments.

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