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FACES IN THE CROWD

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MEGAN FARAIMO

• Softball

• Vista, Calif.

Megan, a senior righthander at Cathedral Catholic in San Diego, pitched two perfect games and a one-hitter in four starts at the Cougar Classic in Escondido. She struck out 81 in 33 innings and hit two home runs. The nation's No. 1 recruit, Megan will play for UCLA next year.

KENDALL GRETSCH

• Nordic Skiing

• Downers Grove, Ill.

Gretsch, 26, won two gold medals at the Paralympics in PyeongChang. She took the sitting biathlon 6K sprint in 21:52.0, then the women's 12K cross-country in 38:15.9. Born with spina bifida, Gretsch is also an elite paratriathlete, winning three straight world titles from 2014 to '16.

TYE FAGAN

• Basketball

• Thomaston, Ga.

Tye, a 6'3" senior shooting guard at Upson-Lee High, had 21 points, 10 rebounds and four assists to lead the Knights to a 70--54 victory over St. Pius in the Class AAAA state final. It was their second straight title and 63rd win in a row. The school's all-time leading scorer, Tye averaged 26.0 points.

SOPHIE MCGOVERN

• Hockey

• Hermantown, Minn.

McGovern, a sophomore forward at Norwich (Vt.) University, scored the game-winning goal with 1:33 left in the third period to give the Cadets a 2--1 win over Elmira (N.Y.) for the Division III title. Named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player, she finished the season with 16 goals.

VICTORIA VANRIELE

• Track and Field

• Berkeley Heights, N.J.

Victoria, a sophomore at Governor Livingston High, ran a 2:10.27 in the 800 meters at the Group 2 sectional, breaking Olympian Ajeé Wilson's meet record, set in 2009. A week later Victoria lowered her PR to 2:08.81 at the Meet of Champions, taking her second straight title.

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