ALTA LOMA, CALIF.
Whitley, 47, a junior high social studies teacher, won the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes in the 45-49 age division at the U.S. Masters Track and Field Championships for the second year in a row. In 1992 he established age-group world records in the 200 and the 400, with clockings of 22.30 and 50.24 seconds, respectively.
Sarah, 17, shattered the girls' singles tournament record by 422 pins with an 18-game, 3,905 block to win the girls' bowling title at the Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas in Miami. She also won the junior mixed and girls' doubles titles and rolled the first 300 game by a junior girl in the event's 31-year history.
Fritts, 36, won the BASS Masters Classic fishing tournament at Pell City, Ala., by catching a three-day total of 48 pounds, six ounces, which was seven pounds, 12 ounces more than second-place finisher Shaw Grigsby Jr. of Gainesville, Fla. Fritts used a deep-running crankbait and eight- and 10-pound crankin' lines in the tournament.
WINTER HAVEN, FLA.
O'Brine, 44, won the overall title as well as gold medals in the slalom and the jump in the women's multiplegic 2 category (for paraplegics) at the World Disabled Water Ski Championships in Roquebrune-sur-Argens, France. O'Brine, a four-time national women's sit-ski champion, had polio at the age of two and lost the use of her legs.
NEW YORK CITY
Danielle, 17, defeated 76 rivals to win the U.S. Sailing/Rolex Junior Women's Championship. Danielle, twice a runner-up in this single-handed event, beat Anika Leerssen of Newport by 10.75 points. A week later, as the lone female qualifier, she was third in the single-handed division at the U.S. junior championships.
Paul, 17, won the boys' 18-and-under singles crown at the USTA National Junior Championships by defeating Cecil Mamiit of Los Angeles 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 in the final. Last year he was the boys' 16 titlist in the same tournament. He is only the eighth player in the tournament's 78-year history to win the 18's title a year after winning the division below.