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Faces in the Crowd
Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
June 24, 2013
CHASE BUCHHOLZ
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June 24, 2013

Faces In The Crowd

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CHASE BUCHHOLZ

PROVIDENCE > ROWING

Chase, a senior at the Moses Brown School, won the men's single sculls at youth nationals in Oak Ridge, Tenn., completing the 2,000-meter course in 7:12.9 to beat the defending champion by 2½ boat lengths. He and his Narragansett Boat Club teammates, Isaac Mocarski, Jon Dow and Eric Esposito, also won gold in the quadruple sculls (6:18.3). Last year Chase won gold in single and double sculls at club nationals and finished eighth in the double at junior worlds in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He will attend Harvard.

KETURAH ORJI

BUDD LAKE, N.J. > TRACK AND FIELD

Keturah, a junior at Mount Olive High, leaped 43' 9¼" to win the triple jump title at nationals in Greensboro, N.C. The jump broke her own state record, set 10 days earlier at the New Jersey Meet of Champions (42' 6½"), where she also won the long jump (19'2") to become the first girl to earn back-to-back MOC titles in both events. Keturah, who won the indoor national triple jump title in March with a state record 41' ¼", also landed the third-farthest long jump in state history this season (20'2").

CONNOR FIELDS

EAST AMHERST, N.Y. > LACROSSE

Connor, a junior attacker at Bishop Timon--St. Jude High (Buffalo), scored 11 goals in a 20--4 victory over St. John the Baptist (West Islip) to lead the Tigers to the Catholic High School Athletic Association Class 2A state title, extending his single-season New York state record to 129 goals. In May he scored six times in a 20--1 win over the Nichols School to break the previous mark (108), set 27 years ago. An Under Armour All-America selection, Connor has committed verbally to Albany.

HAVEN SHEPHERD

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