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Faces in the Crowd
August 31, 1998
Jim DeMet, Salt Lake City TriathlonDeMet, 64, was the 60-64 age-group champion at the Utah Summer Games, with a time of 3:56:57. He also won six gold medals in swimming and four bronzes in cycling. He was fifth in the triathlon in his age group at last year's World Senior Games.
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August 31, 1998

Faces In The Crowd

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Jim DeMet, Salt Lake City
Triathlon
DeMet, 64, was the 60-64 age-group champion at the Utah Summer Games, with a time of 3:56:57. He also won six gold medals in swimming and four bronzes in cycling. He was fifth in the triathlon in his age group at last year's World Senior Games.

Marchello Venuta, Napa, Calif.
Powerlifting
Marchello, 17, competing in the 275-pound men's open division, set two AAU national 16-17 age-group records in his weight class with a deadlift of 551 pounds and a bench press of 384. He also broke state age-group marks with a squat of 429 pounds and a total weight of 1,365-

Brian Moorman, Sedgwick, Kans.
Track and Field
Moorman, a junior at Pittsburg ( Kans.) State, won the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division II championships for the second straight year. A seven-time All-America in track, he was also an All-America punter in football and led the division last fall with an average of 46.0 yards.

Hunter Walden, Payson, Ariz.
Baseball
Hunter, a junior first baseman at Payson High, hit 17 home runs this season, the most ever by an Arizona schoolboy. Along with teammate Bryan Zumbro, who had 16 homers, Hunter helped the Longhorns to a state team home run record, with 51 in 27 games.

Holly Parkinson, Houston
Tennis
Parkinson, who will be a sophomore at Brigham Young this fall, won the women's singles tide at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Summer Championships to earn a wild-card berth in the U.S. Open. She beat Julie Scott, a recent graduate of Stanford, 6-4, 6-3 in the final.

Mike Urbatchka, Sheridan, Wyo.
Golf
Urbatchka, 18, shot a three-under-par 213 to win the state amateur crown by five strokes over Eric Waeckerlin of Cheyenne. Earlier this summer Urbatchka won his third state junior amateur title and the state match play championship. He will attend Wyoming on a golf scholarship.

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