Faces in the Crowd

April 22, 2013

TAYA REIMER

INDIANAPOLIS > BASKETBALL

Taya, a 6' 3" senior forward at Hamilton Southeastern High, was named the Morgan Wootten national girls player of the year after averaging 20.7 points and 8.0 rebounds. The Royals' alltime leading scorer, she is the daughter of former Arizona and NBA forward Ben Davis, a 1991 McDonald's All-American; they are the first father and daughter to appear in the McDonald's all-star game. Taya will play for Notre Dame.

WILKINS DISMUKE

LONE TREE, COLO. > LACROSSE

Wilkins, a 6' 3" senior attacker at Rock Canyon High, was named the Colorado boys' high school athlete of 2013 by the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame. A lefthanded shooter, he had 67 goals last spring to lead the state for back-to-back seasons. Over the summer he won MVP honors at the Warrior 40 tournament for the second straight year. Wilkins, who had 34 goals through Sunday, will play at Johns Hopkins.

THERESA KNUTSON

ONALASKA, WIS. > ICE HOCKEY

Theresa, a junior forward at Aquinas High (La Crosse, Wis.), scored a state-high 77 goals and had 21 assists to lead the Hilltoppers to a repeat state final appearance. She also received the Jinelle Siergiej Award as the top offensive player in Wisconsin high school hockey for the second straight year. With 208 goals in three years, she already ranks third in U.S. history. Theresa was invited to national development camp last July.

ALEX CARPENTER

LITTLE ROCK > GOLF

Carpenter, a senior at Abilene Christian, shot a six-under-par 210 to win the three-round Dallas Baptist Patriot Classic at Hackberry Country Club in Irving, Texas, for an NCAA-record 20th career victory. He finished five shots ahead of Trey Lawson of Cameron (Lawton, Okla.). Carpenter earned Division II's Phil Mickelson Award for freshman of the year in 2010 and the Jack Nicklaus Award for D-II player of the year in '11.

TIAIRA SCOTT

EVANSTON, ILL. > WRESTLING

Tiaira, a senior at Evanston Township High, pinned four opponents in four matches in a total of 5:58 to win the 198-pound junior national title at the girls' folkstyle championships in Oklahoma City. It took her just eight seconds to beat her second-round opponent and 1:44 to defeat Tatiana Vazquez of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., in the final. Tiaira was a runner-up at freestyle junior nationals last July.

RYAN MCMAHON

YORBA LINDA, CALIF. > BASEBALL

Ryan, a senior third baseman at Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.), led the Monarchs to the Southern California Boras Classic title and was named MVP after he came back from four strikeouts in the first game to rap eight consecutive hits in the next three. A week earlier he was named defensive MVP in helping Mater Dei repeat as National High School Invitational champ. Ryan was hitting .424 at week's end. He will play at USC.

Strikingly Efficient

Ally Frei, a junior righthander at Sussex (N.J.) High Point High, reached, well, the ultimate high point for a softball pitcher last week, striking out all 21 batters she faced in a 5--0 perfect-game victory over Vernon High. It was the fourth perfecto—but first perfect one—of her high school career.

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GO FIGURE

72

Batters sent to the plate over eight innings by Central Arkansas in a 30--0 victory over Grambling State.

7, 3, 11

Hits, home runs and RBIs in seven at bats for Central Arkansas catcher Michael Marietta in the blowout of the Tigers.

96

Passes completed in 96 attempts by FC Barcelona midfielder Xavi in a 1--1 tie with Paris St. Germain, the most passes ever with 100% accuracy in Champions League history.

4-6-5-6-5-3-4

Scoring notation of the triple play by the Yankees in the eighth inning of a 5--2 home victory over the Orioles last Friday; New York was the first team since the Cubs in 1985 to turn a triple play in which every infielder had a putout or an assist.

20

Combined strokes on the 12th hole in the final round of the Masters for Kevin Na and defending champion Bubba Watson, who both carded 10s on the 155-yard par-3 known as Golden Bell.

PHOTOJERRY MCCREA/THE STAR-LEDGER, NEWARK, NJ (FREI) PHOTOBRIAN SPURLOCK/MCDONALD'S (REIMER) PHOTOSCOTT JAMES PHOTOGRAPHY (DISMUKE) PHOTOCOURTESY OF LIFETOUCH NATIONAL SCHOOL STUDIOS INC. (KNUTSON) PHOTOGARY RHODES/ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (CARPENTER) PHOTOSTUART-RODGERS LTD. (SCOTT) PHOTOCOURTESY OF THE MCMAHON FAMILY (MCMAHON)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)