Dior Hall | Denver | Track and Field
Dior, a Denver School of Science and Technology senior who competes for George Washington High, set a 100-meter hurdles state mark of 13.09 at the Class 5A finals. In March she ran the 60 hurdles in a national high school record 8.11. Last summer Dior set a U.S. 100 hurdles youth record (13.01) once held by her mother, Yolanda Johnson. Dior will run at USC.
Shack Stanwick | Baltimore | Lacrosse
Shack, a senior attackman at Boys' Latin School of Maryland, had two goals and assists in a 17--11 win over St. Paul's School in the MIAA's A Conference final, clinching the national No. 1 ranking. He had 46 goals and 72 assists for the 18--0 Lakers, a school season points record, and finished as Latin's alltime leader (334). Shack will play at Johns Hopkins.
Nicole Pendley | Rio Rancho, N.M. | Softball; Track and Field
Nicole, a Rio Rancho High senior, set a state javelin record with a 142-foot throw at the Class 5A meet. Later that day she pitched two complete games for the Rams against O√±ate High, fanning six in the second for a 9--4 win to clinch the Class 5A softball championship. Nicole finished the season 22--2 with a 2.19 ERA. She will play softball at Oklahoma.
Patrick Rodgers | Avon, Ind. | Golf
Rodgers, a junior at Stanford, shot a six-under 204 at NCAA regionals for his 11th collegiate victory, tying Tiger Woods's school record. The world's top-ranked amateur and the winner of the Ben Hogan Award, college golf's highest honor, Rodgers reached the round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur and helped the U.S. win the Walker and Palmer cups in 2013.
Kate Horvat | Philaldelphia | Rowing
Kate, a senior at Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, won varsity singles gold in 3:43.75 at the 87th Stotesbury Cup on the Schuylkill in Philadelphia. She beat Natalie Stuart of The Episcopal Academy by .40 of a second on the 1,000-meter course (cut from 1,500 due to flooding). The next day Kate won the city title in 5:40.88. She will row at Yale.
Luis Vega | Corozal, Puerto Rico | Volleyball
Vega, a sophomore outside hitter at Springfield (Mass.) College, had 17 kills and a .367 kill percentage while making a match-best four blocks to lead the Pride past Juniata College 25--20, 25--21, 25--21 for a third consecutive Division III national championship. He was named the tournament's MVP for the second straight season.
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