Joanne, a fourth-grader at Narrowsview Elementary, had a 40-2 record in tennis last season and was the No. 1-ranked 10-and-under girl in the Pacific Northwest Region. She captured 11 of the 13 tournaments she entered last year.
Darren, a junior at Colmesneil High, pitched and won the semifinal and final games in leading the Bulldogs to the Class B state baseball title. In those two outings, he allowed only three hits. For the season, he was 14-2 with a 0.73 ERA.
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Bellini, 27, a secretary, had 13 service aces in beating Allison Roberts 21-8, 21-5 to win the first U.S. Handball Association women's open, in Tucson. Last year she led her Avengers softball team in doubles, runs and RBIs, while batting .429.
Yoshihara, 24, a sophomore at Hillsborough JC, won the singles, doubles and all-events titles at the National Intercollegiate Women's Bowling championships in Seattle. She is the first bowler to win all three events in the same year.
Todd, a recent Harrisburg High graduate, scored 7,118 points in winning the decathlon at the Arkansas high school championship meet in Russellville. The state's best one-on-one basketball player in 1979, he will attend Arkansas State.
Lynn, a junior at Minersville High, who had a two-year pitching record of 57-3, allowed only four runs—none of them this year—while going 9-0 in state tournament play and leading the Miners to a pair of Class AA softball titles.