Cedric Houston, Clarendon, Ark.
Cedric, a sophomore running back at Clarendon High, rushed for 405 yards on 12 carries and scored seven touchdowns in a 54-20 victory over Des Arc High. In eight games Cedric has scored 22 touchdowns and has carried 150 times for 1,630 yards, second most in the state.
Ryan Vierra, Turlock, Calif.
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Vierra, 30, won his fourth consecutive U.S. title in the heavy events. He also won his third straight World High-land Games heavy events championship with a score of 91.5 points and had a throw of 47'7" in the 56-pound-weight-for-distance event.
Tara Seiter, Waldo, Ohio
Seiter, a senior middle hitter for Mount Vernon Nazarene and a two-time Mid-Ohio Conference player of the year, had 523 kills, 204 blocks, 404 digs and 51 aces for the 40-2 Lady Cougars through Sunday. She is fifth in the NAIA in career kills, with 2,471.
Christie Bisco, Raymond, Maine
Christie, 16, holds world records in the adult and junior women's 12-arrow and 36-arrow events. She was named to the U.S. junior team after ranking second in the composite junior women's standings of five National Archery Association tournaments.
Richard Simons, Oak Park, Ill.
Simons, 64, set a masters 60-and-over United States Cycling Federation national track record for the 1,000 meters with a time of 1:16.49 and holds the national mark for the flying 500 (35.82). He has finished first in his age group in 47 sanctioned races this year.
Tina Atwood, Garden City, Mich.
Atwood, a sophomore at Rockford (Ill.) College, had a hat trick in four consecutive games for the 10-6-1 Regents. She scored all five goals in a 5-4 double-overtime defeat of Aurora University and had 30 goals and five assists for 65 points through Sunday.