Anders, a 6-foot-1 senior guard at Lakeview Christian Academy, scored 42 points in a 100-87 win over Mesabi East High in the opening round of the Hibbing Holiday Tournament to become Minnesota's alltime leading scorer, surpassing the record of 4,086 points. As a sophomore Anders was the youngest player in state history to reach the 2,000-point milestone. He had 4,297 career points through Sunday and led the state with 42.1 points per game on the season. He will play at South Dakota State.
Pahrump, Nev. > Soccer
Sydney, a junior midfielder at Pahrump Valley High, broke a 13-year-old Nevada single-season scoring record with 78 goals, including two (and an assist) in a 3-0 state final victory over top-seeded Faith Lutheran, leading the No. 2-ranked Trojans to a second straight Division I-A title. The team's leading scorer, she ranks second in career goals for the state with 132. Sydney, who competes for Players Soccer Club of Las Vegas, is also a Western region Olympic Development Pool selection.
Green Cove Springs, Fla. > Swimming
Caeleb, a junior at Clay High who competes for the Bolles School Sharks club team, won six golds and broke two national age-group records for 15-to-16-year-olds at the winter junior nationals in Knoxville, Tenn. He led off Bolles's 4x50 free in a meet record 19.82 to become the youngest swimmer to break the 20-second barrier, and set another mark in the 100 free (43.29), eclipsing two-time Olympic gold medalist Joe Hudepohl's 22-year-old record by .54 of a second.
Papillion, Neb. > Volleyball
Kelly, a 5-foot-11 senior setter at Papillion LaVista-South High, had 32 assists to help the top-ranked Titans to their third straight Class A state championship, sweeping No. 2 seed Marian (Omaha) High 3-0. A three-time all-state selection, Kelly led her team to a 119-1 record during her four-year high school career and broke the program's single-season set-and-assist record with 808 this year. A member of the junior national team, she will compete next fall at Nebraska.
Gardner, Mass. > Football
Notice, a senior defensive back at Framingham State, returned an interception 43 yards for a touchdown, blocked a punt for a safety and had three tackles in a 32-15 win for the U.S. Stars and Stripes, a collection of Division III players, over Mexico's CONADEIP All-Stars at Global Football's fourth annual Bowl of Stars in Guadalajara. He had 26 tackles, five picks and 10 pass break-ups this season to help the Rams win the New England Football Conference title and reach their first NCAA tournament.
Northfield, Vt. > Basketball
Weggler, a 5-foot-10 freshman center at Bard College at Simon's Rock (Great Barrington, Mass.), played 80 straight minutes against Landmark College: a full game for the women's team and then another for the shorthanded men, leading both Llamas squads in scoring. She had 26 points in the women's 48-34 win and 18 in the men's 60-40 loss. Weggler, who averaged 27.3 points for the women this season, helped Northfield Middle High to Vermont's Div. III quarterfinals last year.
Photo credits: Lynette Steen (Broman); Marcia Sladek (Sladek); Jason Calanog (Dressel); Tom Sterba Photography (Hunter); Richard Orr Sports Photography (Notice); Diana Weggler (Weggler)