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Faces In The Crowd


COLOR PHOTO: SCOTT WHEELER Ken Snell, Lakeland, Fla. Powerlifting Snell, 40, won the AAU Southeastern States Powerlifting Championships in the 114-pound class of the 40-44 age group with a squat of 400 pounds, a bench press of 235 and a deadlift of 455. His squat, deadlift and total (1,090) were American records for all lifters in his weight class.

COLOR PHOTO: JIM BERRY COLOR PHOTO: Anna Sprague, Stockholm, Maine Skiing Anna, a junior at Caribou High, won both the freestyle and the classical events at the state Class A Nordic ski championships. She also finished in the top 20 at the U.S. cross-country championships, thereby qualifying for the Junior Olympics.

COLOR PHOTO: BILL ABOURJILIE James Carter, Baltimore Track and Field Carter, a sophomore at Hampton University, led the Pirates to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference indoor and outdoor championships and was named outstanding performer at both meets. Through Sunday he had the second-best time in Division I for the 400-meter hurdles (49.92).

COLOR PHOTO: DAVID HILTON Brian Collins, Shrewsbury, Mass. Ice Hockey Brian, a senior center at St. John's High, scored four goals in a 5-1 defeat of Springfield Cathedral High to lead the Pioneers to the Division I state title. He had 10 goals and 12 assists in the five-game state tournament and has earned a scholarship to Boston University.

COLOR PHOTO: SUSAN ALLEN SIGMON Matt Gelotti, Houston Baseball Gelotti, a senior centerfielder for Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, led the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference in hits, triples, runs and stolen bases through Sunday. His batting average was .456, with 15 homers, and he struck out only eight times in 169 at bats.

COLOR PHOTO: MICHAEL QUARTERMAN Dave McKienzie, Littleton, Colo. Volleyball McKienzie, a sophomore outside hitter for Long Beach State, set an NCAA record with 58 kills in a five-game defeat of No. 1-ranked BYU. He also had 45 kills in a 3-2 win over UCLA and had led the 49ers to an 20-2 record and a No. 2 ranking through Sunday.