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Faces In The Crowd


COLOR PHOTO: SUE CROUCH PHOTOGRAPHY Cassidy Maxwell, Satellite Beach, Fla. Swimming Cassidy, a senior at Satellite High, was named Florida's girl swimmer of the year after setting a U.S. high school record in the 100-yard freestyle (49.37). She won Class 5A state titles in the 100 and the 200 frees, and was on the state-champion 200 medley-relay and 200 free-relay teams.

COLOR PHOTO: NATHAN BILOW/USSA Ann Battelle, Steamboat Springs, Colo. Freestyle Skiing Battelle, 31, won her fourth U.S. title in moguls by defeating Michelle Roark, 24, of Westminster, Colo. Earlier she had won the event at the world championships and had scored the most points in the seven-event World Cup, making her the most decorated U.S. skier this season.

COLOR PHOTO: ROBERT G. WALDROP Ato Modibo, Beltsville, Md. Track and Field Modibo, a freshman at Clemson, won the 400 meters (46.11) and was a member of the victorious 4 x 400 relay team (3:07.80) at the NCAA indoor championships. He had the fastest indoor time among college runners this season in the 400 (46.00).

COLOR PHOTO: TIM ROGERS Kirsten Voak, Fremont, Calif. Softball Voak, a freshman pitcher for Arizona State, threw back-to-back no-hitters at the National Invitational Softball Tournament, defeating Loyola Marymount 17-0 and Arkansas 5-0. She allowed only one earned run in 27 1/3 innings at the tournament.

COLOR PHOTO: JACK HANSON PHOTO Blu Wahle, Underwood, Iowa Wrestling Blu, a senior at Underwood High, won a state championship for the second consecutive year by beating Jacob Feuerbach of Belle Plaine High 3-1 in the title bout of the 160-pound class. He finished his four-year career with the state record for wins (187).

COLOR PHOTO: JOSHUA J. DUDECK Chris Zimmerman, Shamokin, Pa. Basketball Chris, a senior point guard for Shamokin High, who will play for Bucknell, scored his 2,000th career point en route to getting 23 in an 81-51 defeat of Warrior Run High. He also had 1,060 assists in his career and led the Indians to three District 4 championships and a 107-15 record.