Lamb, 33, coached St. Joseph's Prep to the Scholastic Rowing Association's national high school heavyweight eight-oars championship with a four-second victory over LaSalle College High in Windmoor, Pa. Lamb's crews have earned 11 national titles in lightweight, midweight and heavyweight competition during his nine years of coaching the Hawks. Matthew, a senior at St. Joseph's and co-captain of the heavyweight eight, stroked the Hawks' boat, which earlier in the spring had edged LaSalle for Philadelphia's prestigious Stotesbury Cup, high school rowing's oldest and largest regatta.
Erica, a sophomore tennis player at University Prep, won the state girls'A/B-level singles title without losing a game in the tournament for the second straight year. Over the past two years she has gone undefeated in regular-season matches and is 96-0 in games at the state tournament.
Cannon, a senior at St. Augustine's College in Raleigh, N.C., won the 200 and 400 meters in 20.57 and 45.52, respectively, at the Division II track and field championships. He also anchored the victorious 4 X 400 relay team of the Mighty Falcons, who earned their seventh team title in a row.
Melissa, 14, of the Colby Kids Wrestling Club, won a girls' title at the Folkstyle Nationals wrestling meet for the third straight year, beating all of her opponents in the 97-pound weight class by pin or technical fall. She also placed first at the Southern Plains girls' championships in Sedalia, Mo.
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Cox, a senior at the U.S. Naval Academy, was named college sailor of the year by the Intercollegiate Yacht Racing Association. Cox skippered Navy's A division boat to the Sperry Top-Sider National Dinghy championship for the third consecutive year.