Krystal Quihuis | Tucson | Golf
This is an article from the Aug. 26, 2013 issue
Krystal, a senior at Salpointe Catholic, sank a 20-footer for birdie on the 18th hole at Inverness Golf Club in Englewood, Colo., to clinch the Junior Solheim Cup for the U.S. over Europe 14½--9½. In July she went 4--0 to help the West beat the East in the Wyndham Cup. A two-time state champion, Krystal is verbally committed to Arizona.
Chase Strumpf | Ladera Ranch, Calif. | Baseball
Chase, a sophomore shortstop at JSerra Catholic (San Juan Capistrano), hit five homers in eight games at the COPABE Pan-American Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, where the U.S. under-15 team beat Cuba 6--1 in the final. He was named tournament MVP. Chase, who played varsity for the Lions as a freshman, verbally pledged to UCLA in 2012.
Audriana Fitzmorris | Overland Park, Kans. | Volleyball
Audriana, a 6'5" rising sophomore middle blocker at St. James Academy (Lenexa), helped the U.S. earn silver at the FIVB 18-and-under worlds in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. The youngest U.S. player, she shared top middle blocker honors. Audriana also led her club, the Asics MAVS, to the under-16 junior national title and St. James to a fifth straight state title.
Joel Berry | Apopka, Fla. | Basketball
Joel, a 6-foot senior guard at Lake Highland Prep (Orlando), had 22 points to help his AAU team, E1T1, win the Nike Peach Jam. Last season he averaged 25.3 points and 6.7 boards for the Class 4A champion Highlanders. A repeat state Mr. Basketball and a member of the U.S. 2012 FIBA 17-and-under gold medal team, Joel is verbally committed to UNC.
Amelia Iacobucci | Malvern, Pa. | Field Hockey
Amelia, a forward and junior-to-be at Villa Maria Academy, matched the tournament high with 12 goals in six games at the National Club Championships in Virginia Beach, to lead the WC Eagles to the under-16 title. Last fall she helped the Hurricanes reach the Class AA state final with a semifinal overtime steal, feeding her teammate the game-winning goal.
Chandler Miller | Myerstown, Pa. | Sport Stacking
Chandler, a homeschooled ninth-grader, won the all-around title at the AAU Junior Olympic championships in Detroit with a combined time of 9.483 seconds in three cup-stacking events, the 3-3-3, 3-6-3 and cycle. The world-record holder in the 3-3-3 (1.482 seconds), Chandler and his Team USA squad hold the 3-6-3 relay world record (13.187).
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