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Faces in the Crowd

March 22, 2010
March 22, 2010

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March 22, 2010

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Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Elizabeth McGarr

CRYSTAL KIBBY

This is an article from the March 22, 2010 issue

TURNER, ORE. > Swimming

Crystal, a senior at Cascade High, became the first Oregon swimmer to win the same two events at the state Class 4A--1A championships four years in a row, beating the field in the 200-yard IM (2:07.15) and setting a meet record in the 100 breaststroke (1:05.92). Crystal won 59 of 60 races (excluding relays) in her career. She has signed with Oregon State.

Silas Kisorio

ELDORET, KENYA > Track and Field

Kisorio, a junior at Oklahoma Christian, won the 800 meters (1:51.42) and set a meet record in the mile (4:03.69) at the NAIA indoor national championships. He also ran the mile leg for the distance-medley relay team, which finished third. Kisorio was the 2009 NAIA cross-country champion and was the outdoor 800 champion last spring.

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Bethany Brausen

ROSEVILLE, MINN. > Hockey

Bethany, a senior forward at Roseville Area High, was named state player of the year after leading the Raiders to a 28-2-1 record and the Minnesota Class AA championship. She had two assists in the title game, a 4--0 win over Edina; earned all-tournament honors; and ended the season with a team-high 70 points.

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Blake Ellis

BRAINTREE, MASS. > Gymnastics

Blake, a senior at Braintree High, won the vault, parallel bars, high bar, pommel horse and floor exercise to take the all-around title (51.7 points) at the state meet and help the Wamps to their 18th team championship. He won a total of 14 individual state titles in four years. The team title was the eighth for coach Dick Seibert, who retired after the season.

Corin Adams

BROOKLYN > Basketball

Adams, a senior guard at Morgan State, became the first player in school history to score 2,000 career points while getting 18 in a 73--69 win over North Carolina A&T. Her final total was 2,058. The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference player of the year, Adams also holds school records for single-season scoring (581), plus career assists (558) and steals (504).

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Matthew Nereim

WINTER SPRINGS, FLA. > Wrestling

Matthew, a senior at Winter Springs High, tied the national record for fastest pin in the 140-pound class when he scored a four-second win in the first round of the district tournament. Two weeks later he won the state Class 3A title, beating Osceola High's Pete Baldwin 10--8 to avenge his only loss of the season and finish with a 51--1 record.

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