Faces in the Crowd: January 19, 2015
Abby, a junior forward at Sault Area High who competes for the Blue Devils' boys' team, scored a backhanded game-winner in a shootout to help the U.S. beat Canada, 2-1, in the opening round of the 18-and-under worlds in Buffalo. She was a member of the team that earned silver in the 2014 junior worlds, falling to Canada, 5-1, in the finals.
JuWan, a junior at Woodbridge High in Greenwood, had two pins -- the first in 1:15, the second in 54 seconds -- before defeating Nick Novarnik of Caravel High, 4-2, to win the 120-point weight class at the Delcastle Invitational in Wilmington. Last year, JuWan won the 113-pound state championship while competing for Sussex Tech.
Channon, a 6-foot-4 senior center at Maranatha High in Pasadena, scored 43 points in a 70-53 win over Vista High at the SoCal Holiday Classic in San Diego. Through Sunday, she averaged 28.1 points, 19.8 rebounds and 5.0 blocks. Channon, who will play at Cal-State Northridge, was named Olympic League MVP and All-CIF Division 4 last year.
Robles, a redshirt junior at Tennessee, won the one- and three-meter springboard events and took second in the 10-meter platform at the UT Diving Invitational. He won the three with 405.40 points -- eclipsing 400 for the fourth time this season. Robles came back from a head injury sustained on a board in practice to be named 2014 SEC diver of the year.
Kamp, a 6-foot-2 junior outside hitter at Division III Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., led the Knights to the NCAA semifinals with a team-high 4.42 kills per set this season. She was named the D-III player of the year and an Academic All-American. Kamp led Calvin to the NCAA title last season when she was the tournament's most outstanding player.
A Johns Hopkins senior, Bugarinovic reached 1,000 career points in the same game as his teammate, fellow senior Jimmy Hammer, in an 87-77 win over Muhlenberg. Bugarinovic achieved the milestone in the first half while Hammer joined him with 2:10 to play.
A Johns Hopkins senior, Hammer reached 1,000 career points in the same game as his teammate, fellow senior George Bugarinovic, in an 87-77 win over Muhlenberg. Bugarinovic achieved the milestone in the first half while Hammer joined him with 2:10 to play.