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ASHANTE WORTHY

• Freehold, N.J.

• Football

Ashante, a senior quarterback at Freehold Boro High, set the state career rushing record with 2,860 yards after gaining 271 on 39 carries in a 43--42 playoff loss to Long Branch. His other state marks include total touchdowns (61) and total yards from scrimmage (10,592).

LYDIA OLIVERE

• Wilmington, Del.

• Track and Field

Lydia, a senior at Padua Academy, ran the mile at the Bishop Loughlin Games in 4:55.72, a state record and the fastest time in the country this season. A month earlier she finished first at the Nike Cross Southeast Regional, turning in a 17:21.50 in the 5,000 meters. She will run at Villanova.

ALEX WOLF

• Huntington Beach, Calif.

• Water Polo

Wolf, a sophomore at UCLA, made 10 saves in a 7--5 defeat of USC to lift the Bruins to the NCAA national championship. He was named the game's most valuable player. In an 11-9 semifinal victory over Pacific, he made five saves. Wolf finished the year with 193 saves and a 6.98 goals-against average.

ALICIA CALDWELL

• Sydney

• Swimming

Caldwell, a senior at Rice, won three individual races and three relays, two of which she anchored, at the Spartan Invitational in Tampa. She took the 100-yard back (54.44), the 200 (1:47.71) and 500 free (4:44.60); and the 400 medley relay (3:41.95), 800 (7:21.13) and 400 free (3:21.61) relays.

DIEGO KOCHEN

• Miami

• Soccer

Diego, a sixth-grader at Glades Middle School, earned the Golden Glove award as the top goalie at the Prospects Cup U-12 tournament in Kissimmee, Fla. The 11-year-old made 20 saves over three games to lead Weston FC to the domestic title and second place in the tournament.

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