Mark Rogers, ORRS ISLAND, MAINE
Rogers, a righthander who recently graduated from Mount Ararat
High, went 9-1 this season and was the Gatorade national baseball
high school player of the year. He was the fifth overall pick in
the amateur draft and has signed with the Milwaukee Brewers.
Amber James, WOODBURY, MINN.
Track and Field
James, a graduate of Wheaton, won her third straight 200-meter
national title. She also won the 400 meters at the NCAA Division
III outdoor championships, becoming the first NCAA runner to
sweep a total of eight indoor and outdoor titles at that
Brandon Spillett, LIVERPOOL, N.Y.
Spillett, a junior attack at Le Moyne College, scored seven
goals, including the game-winner, in the NCAA Division II title
game, giving the Dolphins their first national championship in
any sport. He was named the game's most outstanding player.
Angela Megaw, CASTLETON, VT.
Megaw, a graduate of Fair Haven Union High, pitched the Slaters
to a third straight state Division II title. She ended her high
school career with a 59-4 record, 842 strikeouts and a 0.33 ERA.
She is a two-time Vermont Gatorade softball player of the year.
Andrew Rock, STRATFORD, WIS.
Track and Field
Rock, a senior at UW-La Crosse, won his second 400-meter title
and anchored the winning 4¬•400 relay team at the NCAA Division
III national outdoor championships. He finished his college
career with 17 All-America honors and will run at the Olympic
Carolina Ardila, CORAL GABLES, FLA.
Ardila, a graduate of Gulliver Prep, had seven goals and two
assists in the state championship match, leading the Raiders to
their fourth straight title and 107th straight win. She had a
team-high 126 goals this season. Ardila will attend Princeton in
Gary Vogel, LANCASTER, PA.
Vogel, an opposite who recently graduated from Hempfield High,
had a .700 kills percentage in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic
Athletic Association boys' championship match, helping the Black
Knights to their fourth straight title.
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