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FACES IN THE CROWD

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MELODY KEMPTON

• Basketball

• Post Falls, Idaho

Melody, a 6'1" senior forward at Post Falls High, scored 13 points and pulled down nine rebounds in a 62--53 win over Eagle High for the state 5A title. On the season she averaged 16.0 points, 8.0 boards and 3.0 blocks. A three-time state high jump champ, Melody will play hoops at Gonzaga.

WADELINE JONATHAS

• Track and Field

• Gonaïves, Haiti

Jonathas, a sophomore at UMass Boston, set Division III indoor records in consecutive meets, running the 400 meters in 53.70 at the BU Terrier Classic and the 60 in 7.43 at the NEICAAA indoor regionals. She holds D-III outdoor marks in the 200 and the 400.

LAUREN BARBER

• Swimming

• New Wilmington, Pa.

Barber, a junior at Navy, won each of her seven events at the Patriot League championship, setting a conference record in the 200-yard individual medley (1:55.87). She has swum in 21 league championship events and finished first in all of them, establishing a conference mark.

DIAMOND LEWIS

• Softball

• Los Angeles

Lewis, a freshman third baseman at El Camino College, hit in 18 straight games to start her career, batting .547 with two home runs, 19 RBIs and 16 stolen bases. A two-time all-state pick at Hamilton (Calif.) High, she has also pitched six innings, giving up four runs and striking out two.

LINDSAY REED

• Hockey

• New Vernon, N.J.

Lindsay, a senior goalie at the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn., allowed just nine goals over four games to lead Team USA to the U-18 world championship in Dmitrov, Russia. At Hotchkiss she has a 1.94 goals-against average in 16 games. Lindsay will play at Harvard next season.

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