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Name: Keith Marin

Age: 18

Sport: Bear River varsity boys basketball

Big game: Scored 29 points, including 21 in the first half, and grabbed 13 rebounds in 76-64 win over Johnson West Feb 7.

Interests: “I love playing video games, listening to music, work out with weights, hang out with friends, the typical high school stuff.”

Favorite book: “The Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen

Movie: “Casablanca”

TV show: “Discovery/Animal Planet”

Food: Italian, pasta

Band: The Doobie Brothers

Person I admire: “My aunt Marcia, who passed away three years ago. She outlived all her doctors’ (prognoses). She gave me that feeling of never giving up.”

What you should know about me: “I’m an Eagle Scout, and I take great pride in it.”

Greatest achievement: “Achieving the rank of Eagle. It took eight or nine years to get that.”

Future plans: “Go play football in college. My top three are Menlo, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and Linfield in Oregon.”

Name: Jarad Van Matre

Age: 16

Sport: Nevada Union varsity boys basketball

Big game: Scored eight points and grabbed eight rebounds in 70-50 win over C.K. McClatchy Feb. 7.

Interests: “Playing baseball and listening to music.”

Favorite book: “Ender’s Game” by Orson Scott Card

Movie: “Shawshank Redemption”

TV show: “SportsCenter”

Food: Mexican or Chinese

Music: “I listen to a range of music.”

Person I admire: “My brother, Josh.”

What you should know about me: “I’m kind of a quiet person outside of sports. I’m not really outgoing, kind of shy.”

Greatest achievement: “I pitched a perfect game in Little League, when I was 11.”

Future plans: “Go to college and either play football or baseball and get my degree.”

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