Neffertitti, 10, competing in the Elementary B Division at the Colgate Women's Games, ran the 400 meters in 59.80 seconds. Her time, 2.68 seconds faster than the old record, is the best ever known to have been run by a 10-year-old girl.
Epstein, 55, a lawyer, became the first person to swim across Siberia's Lake Baikal (30.5 miles), which he did in 15:59. He also recently finished a double iron-man triathlon (4.8-mile swim, 224-mile bike ride, 52.4-mile run) in 30:20.
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Amy, a junior at Bishop Heelan High, became the leading girls' volleyball server in the state, with a total of 295 successful serves in 296 attempts. She finished the season by making good on 210 consecutive serves.
Sommer, a senior at Indiana, was named soccer goalkeeper of the year after giving up an average of only 0.91 of a goal per game. In his 20 starts this season, he had 80 saves and a 15-3-2 record. For his career he had 19 shutouts.
Amy, a sophomore forward on the Heritage Christian School girls' basketball team, had 36 points and 28 rebounds in a 57-42 defeat of Harbor Lights High. For the Patriots this season, she averaged 23 points and 13 rebounds.
Lopez, a sophomore at Cypress C.C., was the only California community college wrestler in the 118-pound class to go unbeaten (34-0) this year. He won the state title by defeating Brian Ramirez of Fresno City College 2-0.