Faces in the Crowd: May 11, 2015
Dilan, a senior forward at East Limestone High, scored twice in a 7-0 Class 5A opening-round playoff win over Elkmont High, including making his 154th career goal to break the state record. He added his 156th in a season-ending 3-2 loss to St. John Paul II Catholic High, burying a penalty kick to finish the season with a career-high 46 goals.
Cheyenne, a senior righthander at Mathews High, struck out 27 in 11 innings to beat McDonald High 7-6 in the Mustangs' season opener, a complete-game victory that included her 1,000th career strikeout. A two-time all-state selection, Cheyenne has a four-year ERA of 0.35 and is 14-2 this season through Sunday. She will pitch at South Florida.
Rice, a senior attacker at Syracuse, scored three goals and had four assists in a 15-14 win over Duke, lifting the Orange to their first ACC title. In a conference semifinal he scored an unassisted goal with 1:48 to play to defeat No. 2 North Carolina 9-8. Rice was named the tournament MVP and helped Syracuse reach No. 1 in national polls.
Guillermo, a senior at Pepperdine, carried the Waves to the West Coast Conference regular-season and tournament championships for the third straight year. The team's No. 1 singles and doubles player in each of those three seasons, she had a 30-6 record this season at week's end and was ranked No. 9 in singles by the ITA.
McBride, a senior at Arizona State, cleared a school-record 2.30 meters (7' 6.5") in the high jump in his last home meet to help the Sun Devils defeat Arizona in the Duel in the Desert. The previous record jump, 2.29 meters, had stood for 38 years. McBride matched that height at the Drake Relays in April.
Laurel, a 6'1" junior forward and teammate Sadie Otley, a 5'8" junior guard, led Champlain Valley Union High to a state-record 71 wins in a row and a third straight Division I title. Laurel led in scoring (15.5 points per game) while Sadie led the team in assists (4.5).
Sadie, a 5'8" junior guard, along with teammate Laurel Jaunich, a 6'1" junior forward, led Champlain Valley Union High to a state-record 71 wins in a row and a third straight Division I title. Sadie led the team in assists (4.5 per game) while Laurel led the team in scoring (15.5 points).