Alyssa Aldridge | Linwood, N.J. | Cross-country
Alyssa, a sophomore at Mainland Regional High, broke her own Atlantic County championships record, finishing the 5K Hammonton Lake Park course in 16:31.00, the third-best time in the nation through Sunday. A week later she won the Group III title in a course-record 17:52.55. Earlier this season she won the Brown Invitational in Warwick, R.I. (17:07.58).
Duane Brown | Spring Church, Pa. | Football
Duane, a junior running back at Apollo-Ridge High, set a Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League record with 460 rushing yards on 47 carries and scored eight TDs in a 56--35 victory over Deer Lakes High. Last season he was named a Class A Eastern Conference defensive back and quarterback as well as the multipurpose player of the year.
Brooklyn Hunter | Topeka, Kans. | Tennis, Volleyball
Brooklyn, a freshman at Hayden Catholic High, beat defending state champ Sayaka Smith of Coffeyville High 6--2, 6--1 to win the 4A tennis title. A hitter on the volleyball team as well, Brooklyn helped the Wildcats defeat Concordia 25--13, 25--13 a week later in the 4A-Division II finals. She was named to the all-tournament team.
Brady Moore | Santa Barbara, Calif. | Water Polo
Moore, a senior goalkeeper at Pacific, had 14 saves to lead the fourth-ranked Tigers to an 8--7 upset of USC. The victory moved Pacific into the Trojans' No. 2 spot in the national College Water Polo Association poll. At week's end Moore was averaging 11.60 saves and had a 6.76 goals-against average, which ranks third in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation.
Ainise Havili | Fort Worth | Volleyball
Havili, a sophomore setter at Kansas, had 37 assists and a .625 hitting percentage to power a 3--0 sweep of Oklahoma, opening the season with a program-record 19-straight victories before falling to Texas. Through Sunday she was second in the nation in assists per set, with 12.24. Last year Havili set the Jayhawks' freshman assist record with 1,332.
Justin Reyes | Haverhill, Mass. | Basketball
Reyes, a 6'4" sophomore forward at Division II St. Thomas Aquinas in Sparkill, N.Y., had 25 points and 12 rebounds—both game highs—in a 90--58 exhibition rout of St. John's, avenging a 97--71 loss to the Red Storm last season. As a freshman he was named East Coast Conference rookie of the year, averaging 11.1 points and a team-high 6.5 boards.
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COURTESY OF DAVE O'SULLIVAN/GLORY DAYS MAGAZINE (ALDRIDGE)
AMY GUIDO (BROWN)
MELISSA VANDONGE (HUNTER)
PACIFIC ATHLETICS (MOORE)
JEFF JACOBSEN/KANSAS ATHLETICS (HAVILI)
DORICE ARDEN (REYES)