Haley Exner, SAN DIEGO
Haley, a senior goalie at Scripps Ranch High, had her 67th career
shutout, a national high school record, in a win over El Capitan
on Nov. 18. She helped lead the Falcons to a 49-game winning
streak and their second Division II championship.
Jason Norris, JACKSON, MICH.
Jason, a senior kicker at Lumen Christi High, was a member of two
Titans state championship teams. He kicked a field goal in the
Division 5 state football championship and scored the team's only
goal in a 1-1 tie for a share of the Division 3 state soccer
Denisha Ferguson, CLARKSVILLE, TENN.
Ferguson, a senior forward at Kennesaw State, had her third
double double of the year, scoring 29 points and grabbing 13
rebounds in a win against Montevallo. She averaged 23.5 points in
the Ron Walker Memorial Classic and was named its MVP.
Wil Clay, WICHITA, KANS.
Wil, a junior forward at Andover High, scored the winning goal in
double overtime to give the Trojans their first Class 4A state
soccer championship. His 54 goals for the season broke the Kansas
high school record.
Lindsay Day, SPRINGFIELD, LA.
Lindsay, a senior at St. Thomas Aquinas High, was the girls'
recipient of the Wendy's High School Heisman Award for Louisiana.
She is a three-time individual state cross-country champion and
holds multiple state titles in indoor and outdoor track and
Bruce Choyce, ORLANDO
Choyce, 43, an electrical engineer with the Department of the
Navy, won the 2003 U.S. Amateur Men's Championship in Berlin,
Conn. The victory qualifies him to compete in the 2004 U.S. Open
Laura Hageman, CLEVELAND
Hageman, a senior middle blocker at Ohio University, led the
Bobcats to their first Mid-American Conference tournament
championship. She became the school's first two-time conference
player of the year.
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