SportsKid of the Month: April, 2012

  • SI Kids Alexandria Florent > BIO
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    Alexandria Florent

    Age:
    14
    State:
    California
    Sports:
    Track and Field
    BIO
     Alexandria is soaring to new heights. The ninth-grader won a gold medal in the high jump (youth girls’ division) at the 2011 AAU Junior Olympics. Alexandria’s winning leap of 5' 8" was a half inch shy of the national record in her age group. She had been recovering from a hip injury prior to competition, but says, “I knew I just had to work through it and not give up. I was determined to win.”
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  • SI Kids Alexis Cagan > BIO
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    Alexis Cagan

    Age:
    11
    State:
    Massachusetts
    Sports:
    Hockey, Lacrosse, Track and Field
    BIO
     Alexis, a defenseman, had 20 goals and 16 assists this season for her club hockey team. She also scored 15 goals in seven games as a midfielder for her lacrosse team in 2011. Her athleticism doesn’t stop there. She runs the 50-yard dash in eight seconds and reaches 6' 1" in the long jump.
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  • SI Kids Cooper Crawford > BIO
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    Cooper Crawford

    Age:
    12
    State:
    Ohio
    Sports:
    Basketball
    BIO
     This season Cooper led his Avon Lake team to a 25–5 record and its first Lake Erie Basketball League championship since the league was founded 15 years ago. A 5' 8" shooting guard, he scored 21 or more points in each of the final three games of the tournament.
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  • SI Kids Daton Fix > BIO
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    Daton Fix

    Age:
    14
    State:
    Oklahoma
    Sports:
    Wrestling
    BIO
     Daton is a two-time junior high state champion and a national champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman. Last season he was ranked Number 1 in his age group (84-pound weight class). Daton also plays running back and helped his football team to an 8–0 record last season.
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