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Faces in the Crowd
March 15, 1999
Stacey Magiera, Barrington, Ill.GymnasticsStacey, a junior at Barrington High, won the girls' state all-around title with first-place finishes in the uneven bars (9.75) and the balance beam (9.70). She was undefeated this season in the all-around while leading the Phillies to the regional title and a 10-1 record.
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March 15, 1999

Faces In The Crowd

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Stacey Magiera, Barrington, Ill.
Gymnastics
Stacey, a junior at Barrington High, won the girls' state all-around title with first-place finishes in the uneven bars (9.75) and the balance beam (9.70). She was undefeated this season in the all-around while leading the Phillies to the regional title and a 10-1 record.

Erin Johnson, Claysburg, Pa.
Basketball
Erin, a senior guard at Claysburg-Kimmel High, ended her career with 1,000 points and holds the girls' school record for three-pointers (194) despite being born without a left forearm and hand. She is also ranked among the Lady Bulldogs' alltime leaders in points, steals and assists.

Andy Strout, Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Tennis
Strout, 42, coach at Cape Elizabeth High, was named national girls' coach of the year after guiding the Capers to a 16-0 record and their eighth state title in as many years. He also has led the Cape Elizabeth boys' team to a 322-30 record and nine state titles in 19 years.

Nick Frost, Tucson
Wrestling
Nick, a senior at Salpointe Catholic High, became the first to win four 5A individual Arizona state championships with a 10-4 decision over Jon Passey of Mountain View High in the 152-pound class. He finished his four-year varsity career with a 145-3 record.

Hazel Clark, South Orange, N.J.
Track and Field
Clark, a senior at Florida, became the third athlete to win the SEC indoor crown in the same event for four straight years when she won the 800 meters in a meet-record time of 2:01.84, more than four seconds better than that of second-place finisher Claudine Williams of LSU.

Taylor Spivey, Atlanta
Swimming
Taylor, a junior at the Lovett School, won the Class A state title in the 100-yard backstroke (57.61) for the second straight year and her first crown in the 100 freestyle (52.80). Her time of 56.60 in a backstroke heat will make her a high school All-America.

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