Brodey Hasty | Brentwood, Tenn. | Cross-country
This is an article from the Nov. 14, 2016 issue
Brodey, a junior at Brentwood High, ran a personal-best 14:32.2, the fastest time in the nation this season, to win the 5K Great American Cross-Country Festival in Cary, N.C., by .2 of a second. Last year he won the 3A state championship, leading the Bruins to the team title, and was seventh at the Nike Cross Nationals (15:15.5).
Hayley Reichardt | Leesport, Pa. | Weightlifting
Hayley, a senior at Schuylkill Valley High, won bronze in the 48-kilogram class (106 lbs.) at the world youth championships in Penang, Malaysia, with a final clean and jerk of 86 kg (190) for a 152 (335) total. Last February she won junior nationals with a 152-kg total and set a junior American record with an 86-kg clean and jerk.
Kade Matson | San Clemente, Calif. | Surfing
Kade, 14, and a freshman at the online Sky Mountain Charter School, scored 16.54 points at the Rip Curl GromSearch, at Seaside Reef in Solana Beach, Calif., to become the youngest 16-and-under national champion in the event's history. The competition's first double finalist, Kade came within .28 of a point of taking the 14-and-under title as well.
Kelsie Payne | Austin | Volleyball
Payne, a 6'3" junior hitter at Kansas, had a game-high 21 kills with eight digs and six blocks in a five-set defeat of No. 2 Texas, the Jayhawks' first win over the Longhorns in 25 games. She was named the AVCA national player of the week. A 2015 All-America, Payne helped the women's national team earn bronze at the Pan American Cup in July.
Juan Celaya | San Nicholas de los Garza, Mexico | Diving
Celaya, a freshman diver at LSU, broke the school record in the three-meter in his first meet, scoring a 431.80 against Auburn to win by 54.1 points. He eclipsed Sean McKinney's 2014 program mark by 6.1. Celaya, a 13-time Mexican junior national champion, also took the one-meter with a score of 392.85, second highest in program history.
Amy-Eloise Neale | Snohomish, Wash. | Cross-country
Neale, a junior at Washington, pulled ahead in the final 10 meters of the 6K Pac-12 championships in Tucson to win the title by .4 of a second in 20:22.9. Earlier last month, Neale, who missed the last two cross-country seasons recovering from a stress fracture and IT band issues, was fourth at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational (20:05.7).
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