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    NOTEWORTHY

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    Bridgeport Athletics
    Samnell Vonleh looks to go to the basket for Bridgeport.
    Kevin Brothers

    KEVIN BROTHERS

    WOBURN

    The president, as well as a coach of Woburn Youth Soccer, Brothers will be honored as the national volunteer of the year by US soccer on Jan. 20 in Philadelphia. He wants every player to have the opportunity to play and he motivates other volunteers to make it happen.

    SAMNELL VONLEH

    SWAMPSCOTT

    A 6-foot-5 center at Bridgeport, she scored 14 points and pulled down a game-high 16 boards in a 69-57 loss against Merrimack Dec. 19. In her first 12 games of the season, she is averaging 12.1 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks for the Purple Knights.

    NICK LYNCH

    WESTFORD

    The 6-foot-7-inch, 230-pound junior center at Bates posted career highs in scoring (18) and rebounding (13) in an 86-80 win over Alma College at the Daytona Beach Shootout on Dec. 21 . The Lawrence Academy graduate helped lift Bates to a 6-3 season start.

    Theophil Syslo/Bates College
    Nick Lynch (left) goes high for a jump ball.

    Tom Petrini can be reached at tom.petrini@globe.com.