Ariel Okorie | Waynesville, Mo. | Track and Field
Okorie, a rising sophomore at Kansas State, won the heptathlon at the USA junior championships in Sacramento in June, scoring 5,266 points, 117 points over the runner-up. She also came in third at the Big 12 championships (5,251 points) and finished second at the Pan American junior championships in Trujillo, Peru (5,253).
Seth Torman | Pelham, Ala. | Soccer
Seth, a recent graduate of Pelham High, made six saves in a 2--0 win over defending Class 6A champion Cullman to lead the Panthers to their first state title. It was his fourth shutout in five playoff games. During the season Seth went 22-5-1 with 11 shutouts and had 134 saves while giving up just 11 goals. He will compete at UAB.
Conor Donadio | New Milford, Conn. | Rowing
Conor, a recent grad of New Milford High, won the men's singles final at the youth nationals in Sarasota, Fla., finishing in 7:15.16. Last year Conor, along with partner Jeffrey Schlyer, took the double sculls title at junior world trials in West Windsor, N.J. At the 2016 world juniors in the Netherlands, he finished 23rd in double sculls.
Diane Friedman | Lyndhurst, Ohio | Track and Field
Friedman, a 96-year-old former office worker, broke the world record in the 100-meter dash for women ages 95 to 99, finishing in 30.18 at the Lake Erie Association USATF meet. She had set the mark a month earlier, turning in a 32.90 at the Cleveland Track Classic. Friedman also set the 200 record (1:12.99) at the Lake Erie meet.
Shayla Howell | Belle Fourche, S.D. | Track and Field
Shayla, a rising senior at Belle Fourche High, earned state titles in four events at the Class A track championships: the triple jump (39'9¼"), the long jump (18'5¾"), the 100-meter dash (12.33) and the 200 (25.62). She also won the second go-round pole bending at the South Dakota High School Rodeo Association finals, finishing in 20.986.
Nick Dunn | Sunbury, Pa. | Baseball
Dunn, a rising junior infielder at Maryland, was named co-MVP of the Cape Cod League playoffs after batting .306 with seven RBIs in nine games and leading Brewster past Bourne 2-1 in the championship series. This summer he hit .333 and was fourth best in the league, with 16 RBIs. For the Terps, Dunn batted .261 with five home runs and 32 RBIs.
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