Toa Taua | Lompoc, Calif. | Football
Toa, a 5'10", 210-pound senior running back at Lompoc High, scored three touchdowns on three carries—runs of 49, 64 and 56 yards—in a 72--14 win over San Marcos. Through three games he has 463 yards on 29 rushes (16.0 per carry). Last year Toa ran for 1,777 yards and 28 TDs, leading the Braves to the Southern Section Division 4 semis.
Deja Young | Mesquite, Texas | Track and Field
Young, a junior at Wichita State, won two gold medals at the World Para Athletic Championships in London in July: the T47 100-meter dash (12.39) and the 200 (25.10). She took gold in both events at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. Young was born with a brachial plexus injury, which causes nerve damage and limited mobility in her right shoulder.
Siobhán Haughey | Hong Kong | Swimming
Haughey, a junior at Michigan, earned two gold medals at the World University Games in Taipei in August. In the 100-meter free she finished in 54.10; three days later, she took the 200 free in 1:56.71, a meet record. Last year Haughey won the 200-yard free (1:42.49) at the Big Ten championships and was named first-team all-conference.
Olivia Rosendahl | Los Angeles | Diving
Rosendahl, a junior at Northwestern, won the 10-meter title at the USA diving championships in Columbus, Ohio. She had 319.5 points to beat three-time Olympian Laura Wilkinson by 23.25. In March, Rosendahl became the first swimmer or diver in school history to win a national championship, finishing with a score of 335.30 in the platform.
Caleb Shanks | Cameron, Mo. | Wrestling
Shanks, a freshman at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa, took the Missouri Class 2 title while competing for Cameron High, beating Ben Turnbough by a 5-4 decision in the 182-pound division. Shanks, who went 56-1 during his senior year, allowed only 12 points, a state record. Three years ago, he broke his right arm and severed an artery.
Noah Goodwin | Corinth, Texas | Golf
Noah, a senior at the online Laurel Springs School, rallied from four holes down with eight to play to beat Matthew Wolff 1 up for the U.S. junior amateur title at Flint Hills National, in Andover, Kans. It was the second-biggest comeback in a title match. Noah shot a course-record 59 at Oakmont (Corinth, Texas) Country Club in May.
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