Baltimore City Snapshots

October 19, 2005

BOYS

SPORT FOOTBALL

Kristopher White, Digital Harbor

STATS -- A two-way lineman, the 6-foot-4, 250-pound White leads the Rams in tackles, including 12 behind the line of scrimmage. He has three sacks and a fumble recovery despite fighting off constant double-team blocking schemes.

SIDELINES -- White has 3.5 grade point average and a 1,150 SAT score. He is in the school's media production program and is a member of the National Honor Society and the school's robotics club. A three-sport athlete who competed in indoor and outdoor track last season, White threw the shot put 47 feet, 4 inches and also competes in the discus. He was a member of the Rams' Class 1A state title-winning outdoor track team. Athletic director Chris Vacarro said White also has been approached about playing basketball this year.

GIRLS

SPORT VOLLEYBALL

Tierra Booth, MervoSTATS -- A three-sport athlete for the Mustangs, Booth is a setter on the volleyball team. The senior also plays basketball and softball. Both of her parents played sports in high school and Booth has played basketball since the second grade. A 5-foot-4 point guard, she also plays Amateur Athletic Union basketball for the Storm.

SIDELINES -- Booth, who wants to play volleyball in college, plans to become a forensic scientist. A fan of the TV show CSI, she has always excelled in math and science and first became interested in forensics during an anatomy and physiology class. She is also interested in computer science. Booth carries a 3.6 grade point average and takes an honors chemistry class. She has not decided on a college but is considering Hampton (Va.).

To submit a high school athlete to be considered for Snapshots, contact Lem Satterfield (boys) at lem.satterfield@baltsun.com or Katherine Dunn (girls) at katherine.dunn@baltsun.com. Please include the athlete's name, school, sport, achievements and contact numbers.

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