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Got Game: Northeast Ohio

Who's got game? Each month, ESPN RISE finds out. Here are three athletes who we recognized in September:

KYLE KMIECIK
ST. IGNATIUS -- BOYS' GOLF
After nabbing an 11th-place finish at the Division I state tournament
last fall and helping the Wildcats take sixth as a team, Kmiecik put
his game to the national test over the summer. A junior, Kmiecik won
the Midwest Junior Players Championship in Illinois in June by firing
a one-under-par round of 71 in the final round to come from
six strokes behind to tie for the top spot. He then won
the tournament when he birdied the third playoff
hole. With two other top-20 finishes to his
credit as of press time, Kmiecik was rated
the nation's No. 20 golfer from the
Class of 2010 in the AJGA's
Polo Rankings.

CHELSEA OSWALD
WALSH JESUIT -- GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY
Oswald is arguably the state's top returning harrier this fall. The senior
took second at the Division II state meet last fall, behind then-senior
Emily Infeld. But she didn't stop there. Oswald went on to compete at
the Foot Locker Midwest Regional in Wisconsin, where she took eighth to
qualify for the National Championships in San Diego. There, Oswald
placed 31st, finishing nearly 20 seconds ahead of the only other Ohio
underclassman in the race -- Barnesville's Stephanie Morgan. Everyone
will be out to catch Oswald this fall, but few stand a chance.

ALEX DAYNEKA + LANI SMITH
HATHAWAY BROWN -- GIRLS' SOCCER
Dayneka and Smith were the offensive juggernauts for Hathaway Brown's
Division II state-title winning team last fall. Smith, a junior, posted a team-high
25 goals while Dayneka, a senior, piled up a team-leading 16 assists for the
Blazers, who finished 20-3-1 on the year. After the season, Dayneka was named
to the Division II All-Ohio first team and earned NSCAA/adidas All-Region honors.
With Dayneka and Smith returning, and only two seniors lost from last
year's starting lineup, Hathaway Brown has a great shot at defending its title.