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FACES IN THE CROWD

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Imagine Patterson | Summerville, S.C. | Track and Field

Imagine, a junior at Summerville High, won the 17-and-18 age group 400-meter hurdles at the Junior Olympics in Sacramento with a personal best 59.16. In May she won a second straight South Carolina 4A title with a state-record 1:00.46 and helped the Green Wave take second place in the 4 × 100 and 4 × 400 relays.

Markelle Fultz | Upper Marlboro, Md. | Basketball

Fultz, a 6'5" point guard and recent graduate of DeMatha Catholic High in Hyattsville, scored a team-high 23 points to lead the U.S. to a 99--84 win over Canada in the final of the FIBA Americas 18-and-under championship in Valdivia, Chile. It was the team's fourth straight gold medal. Fultz will play for Washington this fall.

Maeve Koscielski | Indianapolis | Tennis

Maeve, a junior at Cathedral High, swept Lauren Marx of Mater Dei High (Evansville) for the Indiana title. Playing No. 1 singles a week earlier, Maeve, with her sisters Claire, a sophomore, and Grace, an incoming freshman at Ball State, led the Irish to their first team title since 1986 with a 3--2 win over St. Joseph High (South Bend).

William Adams | Owego, N.Y. | Timber Sports

Adams, a recent graduate of Paul Smith's College in Paul Smiths, N.Y., won the Stihl collegiate championship in Tinley Park, Ill., by two points. He finished second in two of the four events, the standing block chop and the underhand chop. A four-year member of the Bobcats woodsmen team, Adams earned a spot on the U.S. rookie team at worlds.

Julianne Alvarez | Wellington, New Zealand | Golf

Alvarez, a sophomore at Washington, came back from a bogey that sent her match to extra holes and made two sudden-death par saves to defeat Stanford's Lauren Kim 1 up, delivering the Division I title to the Huskies 3--2. It was the program's first national championship. Alvarez finished the season with a 75.87 stroke average.

Colin Duffy | Broomfield, Colo. | Sport Climbing

Colin, a seventh-grader at Stargate School (Thornton) who competes for Boulder-based Team ABC, won his fourth straight youth nationals title, in Kennesaw, Ga. He had the highest score over four rounds in the Youth C category for ages 11 to 13 and also won the male youth all-around award for outstanding performance through the 2015--16 season.

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