Roger Kish, LAPEER, MICH.
Roger, a senior at Lapeer West High, set national records for
career victories (252) and consecutive victories (223) and won
his fourth state championship. He also won the 189-pound title at
the National High School Seniors Championship.
Rosanna Delurgio, SANTA CRUZ, CALIF.
Delurgio, a sophomore at UC San Diego, won the 100-and 200-yard
breaststroke at the NCAA Division II championships, in 1:02.37
and 2:15.84, respectively. She lowered her own division records
at both distances.
Austin Johnson, AMARILLO, TEXAS
Austin, a sophomore guard at Palo Duro High, averaged 23.5 points
per game and was named All-District 3-4A player of the year. In
one game he had a quadruple double: 24 points, 13 rebounds, 10
assists and 10 steals.
Katie Agey, DES MOINES
Katie, a first-grader at St. Anthony's, won the 44-pound
elementary division at the U.S. girls' championships. Wrestling
mostly against boys this year, she went 52-8, won state titles in
Iowa and Missouri, and was named MVP in both tournaments.
Nick Metakes, PORT ORANGE, FLA.
Nick, a senior at Spruce Creek High, became the first high school
lifter in Florida to clear 400 pounds in the clean and jerk,
winning the 238-pound division at the Class 2A championships. His
820 total (including 420 in the bench press) is an all-class
Jeni Boesel, BREWSTER, WASH.
Jeni, a senior guard at Brewster High, finished her high school
career with 2,728 points, the third-highest total in state
history. She was a three-time State 1A Tournament MVP, two-time
Class 1A player of the year and was named to the 2003 state
girls' first team.
Ryan Lobban, UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J.
Ryan, a senior lefthander at St. Joseph Regional High, set a
state record for a seven-inning game, striking out 21 in a
no-hitter. (One batter reached first after the catcher dropped
the third strike.) He is 9-0 for the season, with 125 strikeouts
in 63 innings.
COLOR PHOTO: DELORME PHOTOGRAPHY
COLOR PHOTO: BROCK SCOTT
COLOR PHOTO: FAMILY PHOTO AMARILLO
COLOR PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER MAHARRY
COLOR PHOTO: STEVEN SIMONEAU
COLOR PHOTO: JENNIFER J. TOLLEFSON PHOTOGRAPHY
COLOR PHOTO: JIM LUZZI
To submit a candidate for Faces in the Crowd, go to si.com/faces.