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FACES IN THE CROWD

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DANIELLE GIBSON

• Softball

• Murrieta, Calif.

Gibson, a sophomore infielder at Arkansas, became the second Division I player to hit for the home run cycle—a solo, two-run, three-run and grand slam—in a 15--3 win over SIU-Edwardsville. Through 21 games she is leading the team with a .448 average, six homers and 27 RBIs.

ERIC BARNETT

• Wrestling

• Greenville, Wis.

Eric, a senior at Hortonville High, earned his third consecutive WIAA Division I state title, pinning his opponent in 2:42 to take the 126-pound class. He was unbeaten (47--0) for the third season in a row, running his winning streak to 137 matches. Eric will wrestle at Wisconsin.

CAROLINE HORST

• Basketball

• Gordonville, Pa.

Caroline, a 5'8" junior guard at Pequea Valley High, had a quadruple double in a 46--38 win over Lancaster Country Day, with 16 points, 14 rebounds, 11 blocked shots and 10 steals. She averaged 12.2 points, 10.3 boards and 4.2 assists to lead the Braves to a program-record 16 wins.

RASHARD CLARK

• Track and Field

• Los Angeles

Clark, a senior at Texas A&M-Commerce, won the 200 meters (21.09) and the 400 (47.12) and anchored the first-place 4 × 400 relay (3:11.40) at the Lone Star Conference championship. He was named LSC male indoor track athlete of the year for the second straight season.

MADDIE DIAB

• Gymnastics

• Glen Ellyn, Ill.

Maddie, a senior at Glenbard West High, won the all-around (38.65), uneven bars (9.55), vault (9.80) and beam (9.65) to lead the Hilltoppers to back-to-back state championships. She finished with 10 titles, including three all-arounds. Maddie will compete at Iowa State.

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