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FACES IN THE CROWD

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AARON BROOKS

• Wrestling

• Hagerstown, Md.

Aaron, a senior at North Hagerstown High, pinned Cole Moody of Utah in 1:23 to take the 170-pound title at the National High School Coaches Association tournament. A four-time state champion, Aaron will spend 2018--19 at the Olympic Training Center.

PAIGE REDMOND

• Basketball

• Springdale, Ark.

Redmond, a 5'8" junior guard at Central Missouri, scored a game-high 22 points in the Division II final to spark a 66--52 win over Ashland, which hadn't lost in 73 games. Redmond, who was named the Elite Eight MOP, led the team in scoring, with 16.3 points per game.

TANNER FROESE

• Hockey

• Estevan, Saskatchewan

Froese, a senior forward at St. Norbert in De Pere, Wis., had three assists in a double-overtime 3--2 defeat of Salve Regina for the Division III title. Froese, the tournament's most outstanding player, was also the Green Knights' leader with 14 goals and 20 assists.

AMELIA SMART

• Skiing

• Vancouver

Smart, a freshman at Denver, swept the Alpine events at the NCAA championships in Steamboat Springs, Colo., taking the giant slalom by .04 of a second and the slalom by .54. Named the national women's Alpine skier of the year, she also won the 2017--18 NorAm slalom title.

MARIUS KUSCH

• Swimming

• Kassel, Germany

Kusch, a junior at Queens University, won seven events, including four individual, to lift the Royals to a fourth straight Division II title. A two-time Division II male swimmer of the year, Kusch won the 200-yard IM (1:41.61), 200 free (1:32.74), 100 free (42.42) and 200 fly (1:42.16).

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