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FACES IN THE CROWD
Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
April 02, 2012
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April 02, 2012

Faces In The Crowd

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SACO, MAINE > ICE HOCKEY

C.J., a senior forward at Thornton Academy, had a hat trick and an assist in a 5--1 win over Saint Dominic Academy to lead the Trojans to their second straight Class A state title. He was the state's top scorer (32 goals, 27 assists) and received the Travis Roy Award as Maine's best player. C.J., who holds the school career scoring record (90 goals, 64 assists), netted the state-championship-winning goal in overtime last season. He plans to play junior hockey next year before beginning his college career.

MARY CAIN

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. > TRACK AND FIELD

Mary, a sophomore at Bronxville High and the 2011 New York State cross-country champion, set her second national sophomore record this year with an indoor 1,500-meter win at states in 4:24.25, the top time in the nation this season. In February she set a record in the indoor 1,000 at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (2:47.29), also the fastest of the season. Last spring Mary set a national freshman record in the outdoor 1,500 (4:17.84) and anchored the Broncos to the national 4×800 title.

DIAMOND STONE

MILWAUKEE > BASKETBALL

Diamond, a 6'9½" freshman forward at Dominican High, had a Division 4 tournament-record 20 total blocked shots to help the Knights defeat previously unbeaten Cuba City High 61--43 for the state title. In a 67--44 semifinal win over Colfax High, he had a triple double with 15 points, 15 rebounds and an all-division single-game tournament-record 14 blocks. Wisconsin's top-rated freshman, Diamond averaged 13.4 points per game this season, along with a team-high 8.1 rebounds and 3.1 blocks.

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