Wallin, 39, the girls' tennis coach at Bigfork High, guided the Vikings to the girls' Class B state championship for the 10th straight year. His teams have missed the finals only once in his 11 years as Bigfork coach. He has developed three high school All-Americas, 11 state champs and 21 all-staters.
Coffman, a junior attackman at Salisbury (Md.) State, was named Division III lacrosse player of the year for the second straight season. With 134 points, he led the division in scoring while leading the 17-0 Sea Gulls to their second consecutive Division III championship.
Denise, a senior gymnast at Gaithersburg High, won the floor exercise and the vault, tied for first on the beam and finished second in the all-around at the national high school championships for seniors. She also won the all-around at the United States Gymnastics Federation state meet.
Baird, a junior at Valdosta (Ga.) State, became only the second player to win back-to-back Division II golf championships. He shot a four-round total of 290, two over par, to beat Brian Kassel of South Carolina-Aiken by one stroke in this year's tournament.
A.C., a Green Valley High senior, pitched the Gators to the state baseball title with a four-hit, 10-strikeout effort in a 7-4 victory over McQueen High. In the tournament's first two games, he played first base and batted .538. Smith ended his varsity career with a 21-1 record on the mound.
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Julia, a sophomore runner at Santa Rosa High, won the state 3,200-meter title by 70 meters in a time of 10:15.27. Unbeaten in 11 races this season, she set a sophomore indoor record at the Sunkist Invitational by running a 4:46.73 mile. Julia also won the junior national 3,000 title in 9:21.99.