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CHLOE BAYNES

• Softball

• Tallassee, Ala.

Chloe, a freshman centerfielder at Tallassee High, had her streak of 115 consecutive stolen bases—dating back to seventh grade—end in a 7--4 win over Auburn. Her 60 straight steals in 2018 ranks fourth in the state for a single season. Through 24 games Chloe is batting .679 with 42 steals.

GARRETT WESNESKI

• Wrestling

• Canton, Pa.

Wesneski, a senior at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pa., defeated Augustana's Adarios Jones 9--7 to win the Division III title in the 285-pound weight class. Wesneski finished the season with a record of 28--1. He had previously spent three years at Maryland, where he went 39--34.

IRENE OBERA

• Track and Field

• Fremont, Calif.

Obera, 85, earned five gold medals at the WMA indoor championships in Torun, Poland, including 85-and-over records in the 60 meters (12.28), the 200 (44.18) and the 4 × 200 relay (3:18.43). Obera appeared in FACES in June 18, 1962, after breaking 11 seconds in the 100-yard dash.

TREVOR HUDGINS

• Basketball

• Manhattan, Kans.

Hudgins, a 6-foot freshman guard at Northwest Missouri State, in Maryville, had 12 points and six assists in a 64--58 win over Point Loma in the Division II national final. He was named the Elite Eight's Most Oustanding Player. Hudgins averaged 18.7 points and 5.3 assists this season.

LINDSEY PIATANESI

• Soccer

• Sacramento

Lindsey, a junior forward for St. Francis Catholic, scored in overtime for a 1--0 victory over Mountain View to take the CIF Northern California Division II regional title. The Troubadours finished the year ranked 21st nationally. An all-league choice, Lindsey, led the team with 14 goals.

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