Name: Jason Lewis.

School: Potomac (Va.)

Year: Senior.

Sport: Cross-country.

Notable: Placed second in the Panther Path Invitational at Patuxent High School last weekend in his first meet of the season, finishing in 16 minutes 54 seconds. His efforts helped the Panthers win the boys team title with 52 points.

Data: Finished 31st last season at the Virginia AAA cross-country championships, fourth in AAA Cardinal District and 12th in state's AAA Northwestern Region. He also won the Goucher Invitational.

His indoor track season was a strong one, in which he finished sixth in the state AAA indoor championships in the 1,000 (2:35.95) to help Potomac win its first indoor track state boys team title in school history.

Personal: Favorite class is an adapted physical education study. It is a class at the Dumfries school that teaches physical education to disabled children.

-- Bryan Tucker

Name: Kim Strickland.

School: Elizabeth Seton.

Year: Senior.

Sport: Tennis.

Notable: Has not lost a high school singles match in more than two seasons.

Data: The two-time defending Washington Catholic Athletic Conference singles champion, Strickland has a career record of 37-0. She is ranked 11th in the Mid-Atlantic Tennis Association's 18-and-under age group. She plays No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles for the Roadrunners.

Personal: Does community service for Healthier Kids USA, taking care of children on Friday nights. Also maintains a 3.0 grade point average and is being sought after by several Division I tennis programs.

"I want to go to school for foreign relations and then work to help improve the economic standing of the inner city," Strickland said. "Then I want to go to South America and Africa to help them become as prosperous as us."

-- Nathan Max