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Star Athletes: September, 2010

by Editorial Staff--Suburban Family Magazine

Elana Molotsky
Mt. Laurel A Level 10 gymnast, Molotsky, 15, (pictured) competes for Lenape High School and Jets Gymnastics. She has been named a “Gymnast to Watch” for the upcoming season at Last season, she was named to the All-State team for uneven bars and The First South Jersey team for four events. Alexander Martin
Martin, who swims for the Sunny Brook Swim Club in Moorestown, swept this summer's Tri-County Championships in the boys 11-12 division. He won the 12 & under individual medley in 1:05.79, shaving more than a second off of the standing record. He also broke one of the oldest Tri-County records in the book, swimming 28.54 to break the 29 second record that had stood for 32 years. Nicholas Lopez and Jesse Keesal
Cherry Hill
Lopez and Keesal, All-Stars for the Cherry Hill Atlantic Little League, were chosen to accept the “Cherry Hill Atlantic Little League Day” proclamation from Mayor Platt and the Township Council this summer. The Little League was honored for providing baseball memories for Cherry Hill children. Dalton Stilts
Dalton Stilts, 15, played on the national flag football team at the Lincoln, Nebraska 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games this summer. Over 600,000 athletes were considered for the Special Olympics Team but only 2,800 were chosen. Stilts was featured on CNN and NBC for his accomplishment. Jessica Carosiello
Mt. Laurel
Carosiello competes with the Burlington County Tri Boro 4-H Riders with her pony, My Lucky Penny, in the 4-H Pony Gaming Division. She has been the Burlington County 4-H champion in each event for four years and has qualified for state championships, earning four first places. Amberlyn Daglian and Samantha Booth
These senior captains of Moorestown High School’s volleyball team won the AA Women’s Volleyball Tournament in the Great American Volleyball Tour at Point Pleasant Beach on September 4. Both have played for the high school team for 4 years and both play for the club team East Coast Crush. Madison Tiernan
Tiernan,15, an Eastern High School sophomore, has been selected as one of 24 soccer players across the nation for the U-15 FIFA National team. The next camp is set to take place in Florida in November and the team is training for the U-17 Women's World Cup in 2012 in Azerbaijan. Briana Gess
Gess, 12, was the Middle School Champion in the 2400-meter race at the Fifteenth Annual Cross Country Cherokee Challenge on September 11, completing it in 8:16. Previously, Gess had run 5:02 in the 1500-meter and 10:50 in the 3000-meter. She also was the 2009 AAU National Cross-Country Champion in the 3000-meter. Published (and copyrighted) in Suburban Family, Volume 1, Issue 7 (September, 2010).
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