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Ben Wellman | Neola, Iowa | Football

Ben, a senior running back and linebacker at Tri-Center High, had 43 carries for 484 yards and three scores in a 38--27 loss to Panorama High to break Iowa's 11-man rushing record, set in 1954 (455 yards). A week earlier he ran for 310 yards in a 50--44 win over Missouri Valley. In nine games Ben has 2,029 rushing yards, 22 TDs and 114 tackles.

Delaney Shah | North Potomac, Md. | Golf

Delaney, a sophomore at Thomas S. Wootton High, shot a three-under 68 to win both the girls' and coed titles by two strokes at the Montgomery County District tournament at the Poolesville (Md.) Golf Course, helping the Patriots to the team championship as well. Last year she led the coed Wootton squad to its first Class 4A/3A state crown in 15 years.

J.T. Stephens | Danville, Ky. | Soccer

J.T., a senior center midfielder at Boyle County High, scored three times in a 12--0 win over Wayne County in the first round of regionals for his sixth straight hat trick, equaling the nation's second longest streak for three-goal games. It was also his 16th straight game with a goal and the Rebels' 14th win in a row. J.T. finished with 35 goals and 19 assists.

Jasmine Cole | Montclair, N.J. | Field Hockey

Cole, a freshman forward at Penn, had back-to-back multipoint games with two goals in a 3--4 overtime loss to Columbia and a goal and two assists in a 7--1 win over Appalachian State to put her at No. 1 in the nation in goals (1.23) and points (2.69) per game last week. She was also named the Ivy League rookie of the week for the second time.

Kostas Genindounias | Athens | Water Polo

Genindounias, a junior driver at USC, scored four goals in the SoCal Tournament final against No. 1 UCLA, including the buzzer beater to force overtime and the lone goal in double overtime to help the Trojans defend their title 12--11. Last year the All-America scored the game-winner that gave USC its fifth straight national championship.

Mary and Claire Campbell

New Canaan, Conn. | Rowing

Sisters Mary and Claire finished one-two in the youth singles race at the three-mile Head of the Charles in Boston. Mary, a senior at New Canaan High, came in at 21:34.83; Claire, a freshman and the event's youngest entrant, at 22:07.19.

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