Zack Bowen | Plum, Pa. | Baseball
Zack, a sophomore righthander at Serra Catholic High in McKeesport, threw back-to-back perfect games to tie a national record. He struck out eight in five innings in a 17--0 Section 2A win over Geibel Catholic High five days after another five-inning, 17--0 victory over Clairton High, when he fanned 12. Through Sunday, Zack was 6--0 with a 1.06 ERA.
Cyera Hintzen | Richardson, Texas | Soccer
Cyera, a senior forward at Sachse High, had 22 goals and nine assists—despite missing four games to train with the U.S. under-19 team—to lead the 21-1-1 Mustangs to the second round of the Class 6A, Region 2 playoffs. The two-time District 11-6A MVP finished with a school-record 108 goals, along with 48 assists. Cyera will play at Texas.
Jordan Geist | Cabot, Pa. | Track and Field
Jordan, a junior at Knoch High, won his second straight shot put title at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia with a meet-record heave of 73'¾", the top mark in the nation this season. The defending Western Pennsylvania champion in the outdoor shot (65'¾") and discus (177'6"), Jordan won the shot put championship at indoor nationals (71'2¾") in March.
Victoria Ortiz | Mobile, Ala. | Softball
Victoria, a sophomore first baseman at Baker High, led the defending 7A champs to the South Region title. She went 4 for 5 with a grand slam and six RBIs in a 10--2 win over McGill-Toolen Catholic High, then 3 for 4 with two homers and seven RBIs in a 10--4 defeat of Fairhope High. In 62 games Victoria batted .543 with 20 homers and 98 RBIs.
Avion Jones | Virginia Beach, Va. | Track and Field
Jones, a senior high jumper at East Carolina, leaped 7'7", tops in the NCAA this season and tied for the fifth-best mark in the world so far this year. The win was his fourth straight American Athletic Conference title (indoor and outdoor). Last year Jones cleared 7' 4½" to finish third at the NCAA Division I championships.
Andrea Wong | San Francisco | Golf
Wong, a senior at UC Davis, fired a six-under 65 at the Stanford Golf Course for the best round of the Division I Stanford Regional and the lowest score in school history, claiming co-medalist honors with a three-day total of 209. This year she led the Aggies in regular-season scoring average (74.04) and was the 2015 Big West champ.
KEVIN BOWEN (BOWEN)
TAMI MCKEON (HINTZEN)
JUDY GEIST (GEIST)
COURTESY OF KIMBERLY CLAUDE (ORTIZ)
ROB GOLDBERG JR. (JONES)
MARK HONBO/UC DAVIS ATHLETICS (WONG)