Faces in the Crowd: January 18, 2016

Monday January 18th, 2016

Faces in the Crowd: January 18, 2016
    Kendall Spray
    Mount Juliet, Tenn. > Basketball
    Kendall, a 5' 6" senior guard at Wilson Central High in Lebanon, scored 54 points, including a state-record 14 three-pointers, in an 88–40 win over Harpeth Hall School. As a junior she set the state mark for threes in a season, with 139. Kendall was averaging 26.1 points and 5.2 rebounds through Sunday. She will play at Tennessee-Martin.

    David Carr
    Perry Township, Ohio > Wrestling
    David, a sophomore at Perry High in Massillon, went 19–0 in December, taking titles at the Walsh Ironman, Beast of the East and Medina Invitational tournaments to maintain the country's No. 1 ranking at 145 pounds. As a freshman at Dayton Christian last season he won a state-high 60 matches, including the Division III 138-pound title.

    Alex Carpenter
    North Reading, Mass. > Hockey
    Carpenter, a senior forward at No.1-ranked Boston College, scored four times in a 7–2 win over Syracuse to set the school's career goals mark (117). At week's end she led the nation with 50 points on an NCAA-best 27 goals and 23 assists. In 2015, Carpenter won the Patty Kazmaier Award, given to the country's top female hockey player.

    Ben Petrella
    Liverpool, N.Y. > Cross-country
    Ben, a senior at Liverpool High, ran a 5K in 15:43.0, setting a course record at the Class A state championship at Monroe-Woodbury High in Central Valley. He also led his team at the Nike Cross Nationals (NXN) New York Regional with a first-place 15:31.4. At the nationals in Portland, Ben finished sixth in 15:15.1. He will run at West Point.

    Symone Wesley
    Grapevine, Texas > Volleyball
    Symone, a 5' 9" freshman outside hitter at Grapevine High, had a .271 hitting percentage with 329 kills to help the Mustangs advance to the regional finals; she was also named the District 6-5A newcomer of the year. Last June she led her Texas Advantage club team to gold in the 14 Open Division at junior nationals in New Orleans.

    Rafael Quintero
    Rio Grande, Puerto Rico > Diving
    Quintero, a senior at Arizona, was runner-up at the USA Diving Winter National Championships, scoring 1414.60 in the platform. He finished second in the preliminary round (465.10) as well as in the semifinal (936.70). An All-America and two-time Pac-12 champion in the platform, Quintero was also an All-America in the one-meter.

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