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NEW YORK CITY > BOULDERING
Ashima, a sixth-grader at the Rudolf Steiner School, flashed (climbed on her first try) nine out of 10 problems at the American Bouldering Series youth nationals in Colorado Springs to win her fourth straight national title. Last March, at age 10, she became the youngest to ascend the Crown of Aragorn at Hueco Tanks State Park in Texas (a V13 on a scale of V0 to V16); at Kentucky's Red River Gorge in October, at 11, she became the youngest to send a 5.14c-level sport climb (the most difficult is a 5.15c).
CHESAPEAKE, VA. > TRACK AND FIELD
Michael, a senior at Oscar Smith High, set a national indoor record in the 300 meters with a 33.05 at the Virginia Class 3A championships, breaking the 33.19 mark set in 1986 and winning his second straight event title. He also won his second consecutive title in the 500 (1:03.13) and anchored the Tigers' 4 × 400-relay win. At indoor nationals a week later he won the 400 in a national season-best time of 46.87 and took silver in the 200 (21.43). Michael will run at Florida State.
NORTH ANDOVER, MASS. > WRESTLING
Danielle, a senior co-captain at North Andover High, won the 106-pound weight class at the Division 2 state championships to become the first girl to win a wrestling title in Massachusetts and the fourth in the U.S. She defeated Winchester High's Jordan Darby 5--3 in the final to help the Scarlet Knights earn the team championship for the fourth straight year. A week later Danielle became the first girl to win a match at the New England championships. She finished with a 115--44 career record.
AMR KHALED KHALIFA