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Faces in the Crowd


COLOR PHOTO: MICHAEL QUARTERMAN Jason Falitz, Burbank, Calif. Water Polo Jason, a senior two-meter man at John Burroughs High and MVP of the Almont League, broke a state single-game record by scoring 26 goals in a 32-1 win over Burbank High. He ranks third alltime in California with 202 goals in one season and had 455 for his career.

COLOR PHOTO: RICHARD BERGEN Tara Borawski, Simsbury, Conn. Hockey Tara, a sophomore at the Westminster School, scored the Martlets' first four goals and later added three assists in an 8-4 win over Williston-Northampton School. Through Sunday she led 8-5 Westminster in points with 15 goals and 15 assists.

COLOR PHOTO: JOHN BARD Kelly McCain, Wesley Chapel, Fla. Tennis Kelly, 16, finished 1999 ranked No. 2 in the USTA girls' 18-and-unders, with a 37-8 record. She came in third in her division at the nationals and was the second-highest American girl in the International Tennis Federation world junior rankings.

COLOR PHOTO: JIM THOMPSON Alfred Sanchez, Albuquerque Basketball Alfred, a senior guard at Valley High, had 40 points and eight rebounds in a 68-56 win over Roswell High. Through Sunday he was the city's top scorer, averaging 25.0 points, and had helped the Vikings win the Albuquerque title with 21 points in a 82-70 defeat of La Cueva High.

COLOR PHOTO: DAVID DUROCHIK Ashley Alden, Gurnee, Ill. Gymnastics Ashley, a freshman at Warren Township High, won the all-around and all four apparatuses at the Lake County Invitational to lead the Blue Devils to the team championship. Through Sunday she had won nine all-around and 34 individual titles this season.

COLOR PHOTO: MICHAEL MOORE Jeff Bailey, Manchester, N.H. Soccer Bailey, 35, the women's soccer coach at Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, N.H., led the Ravens to a 3-1 victory over Cal Poly-Pomona to win the Division II championship for the third time in four years. He has a career coaching record of 80-3.