Spears, 17, was Alabama's first double winner in sporting clay shooting. He won the junior championship with a score of 175 out of 200. That score was also good enough to win the Class B championship, which is an open competition. His junior title was his second in as many years.
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FLA.
Garrett, a sophomore forward on the Southern Methodist women's soccer team, and Kei, a junior forward for the North Central High boys' soccer team, each led her or his squad to a championship. Garrett, the Southwest Conference woman player of the year, scored 28 goals and had 18 assists for the Mustangs (22-0-2), who beat Texas A&M 4-2 in overtime to win the conference crown. Tennyson scored both goals in the Panthers' 2-0 win against Fort Wayne Luers High in the state title game. He had 30 goals and 16 assists for the Panthers, who finished the season 23-1 and ranked 13th among the nation's high school teams.
PORT HUENEME, CALIF.
Ronney, a senior tailback for the Hueneme High football team, ran for a national high school record 619 yards and seven touchdowns on 30 carries in the Vikings' 52-34 win over Rio Mesa High. He had four TD runs of more than 70 yards and kicked a 29-yard field goal and an extra point.
Mielcarz, a 46-year-old printing sales representative, won his seventh state amateur golf championship. He sank a 25-foot birdie putt on the next-to-last hole to beat Jerry Maxfield of Portsmouth, N.H., 3 and 1 in the final round. Mielcarz also won the title in 1977, '78, '79, '82, '91 and '93.
Janelle, a senior on the Liberty High cross-country team, won her third state girls' individual championship with a course-record time for women of 17:43 over the 3.1-mile Penn Stale circuit. She also won a state girls' track title in the 3,200 meters as a sophomore.