Luke LaValle III
NEW YORK CITY
NEW YORK CITY
Luke, a senior at Regis High, won the under-17 sabre championship at the USFA Junior Olympic Fencing Championships and finished third in the under-20 competition. David, a freshman at Xavier High, got the gold medal in the under-15 division and the silver in the under-17, having lost the championship bout to Luke, and placed fifth in the under-20 competition. No one from his age group had ever finished that high in all three categories. The brothers are the first siblings to win sabre championships at this tournament in the same year, and both are on the National Cadet Sabre Team for their age groups.
Compton, coach for the South Carolina softball team, earned her 600th victory with a 4-0 win over Virginia. During her 20-year career at South Carolina, Missouri and Mattatuck ( Conn.) Community College, Compton is 600-219-1, including two College World Series appearances.
David, a senior at St. Paul's High, was selected Most Valuable Player in the Manitoba Provincial High School Hockey Championships. He also won both the regular-season and postseason scoring titles in the Winnipeg High School Hockey League. Overall he had 83 points in 31 games.
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA
Peters, a senior at Dalhousie University, set a provincial women's record of 1:21.30 in the 600-meter run at the Canadian Intrauniversity Athletic Union track and field championships. Her victory also made her the first woman from an eastern province to win a gold medal at the games.
SAN GABRIEL, CALIF.
Kim, 20, won the 114.5-pound Greco-Roman and freestyle titles at the prestigious Espoir wrestling championships. In Greco-Roman he defeated Adrian Tramutola, 19, of Miami 12-2, while in the freestyle he won a 10-5 decision over Jeremy Hunter, 17, of West Alexander, Pa.