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Ibrahima Diop | Saint-Louis, Senegal | Soccer

Ibrahima, a senior midfielder at The Pennington (N.J.) School, had two goals and three assists in a 6--1 win over Germantown (Pa.) Academy. Through 14 games he had 21 goals and 13 assists. Last season Ibrahima scored 32 times, including a hat trick in the Prep A title game, a 3--1 win over St. Benedict's Prep, the 27-time reigning state champ.

Ella May Powell | Fayetteville, Ark. | Volleyball

Ella May, a senior setter at Fayetteville High, had 10 kills, 10 digs and 25 assists in a three-set win over Van Buren. She has 254 kills, 225 digs and 831 assists in 33 matches this season. Last year Ella May had 917 assists and 298 digs en route to helping the Bulldogs win the Class 7A state title. She has committed to the University of Washington.

Marc Jones | Painesville, Ohio | Football

Jones, a junior running back at Division II Gannon University (Pa.), rushed for 261 yards and a school-record six touchdowns in a 47--25 win over Edinboro. Two weeks earlier he ran for 354 yards in a loss against Slippery Rock, breaking the single-game PSAC record. Through seven games he has rushed for 1,540 yards and 20 TDs.

Maddie Kemp | Camas, Wash. | Soccer

Maddie, a junior striker at Camas High, scored six goals in a 7--0 win over Lake Oswego (Ore.). Five days later she scored four times in a 5--1 win over Sherwood (Ore.). Through 12 games she had 21 goals. Last season Maddie scored 31 times to lead the undefeated Papermakers to a Class 4A title. She has committed to Gonzaga.

Wuoi Mach | Grand Rapids | Cross-country

Mach, a senior at Grand Valley State, was the top finisher among Division II runners at the Spartan Invitational in Michigan. He finished the 8K race third overall in 24:57.8. He also came in ninth (23:40.9) at the Greater Louisville Classic. Before immigrating to America, Mach, who was born in Sudan, lived in a refugee camp in Kenya.

Jamie Neushul | Goleta, Calif. | Water Polo

Neushul, a Stanford grad, scored four goals in a 16--9 win over Hungary at the World University Games in Taipei. (Neushul's sister Kiley, a Face in the Crowd in 2010, also scored four times.) Last May, Neushul scored two goals in the Cardinal's 8--7 national championship win over UCLA. She scored nine times to help the U.S. win gold at the worlds in July.

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