Cedrick Banks, Chicago
Cedrick, 17, was named tournament MVP after scoring 37 points to lead the Illinois Hawks to the national AAU boys' championship. Cedrick, a 6'2" guard, scored 23 of the Hawks' first 36 points in their 73-59 title-game victory over the Illinois Warriors.
Cindy Gentry, Stone Mountain, Ga.
Gentry, 44, won the women's world trap-shooting title in Tampere, Finland, defeating defending champion Satu Pusila of Finland by one point. Earlier, Gentry beat Carolyn Koch-Paramore, of Duncan, Okla., by four points for the U.S. women's crown.
Tyler Steinle, Sturgis, S.Dak.
Tyler, who finished his junior year at Sturgis High in May, won the flight-one state high school championship for the third straight year and improved his three-year record in high school competition to 59-0. He has gone 90-1 since joining the varsity in seventh grade.
Leslie Erickson, Lacey, Wash.
Track and Field
Lesile, a junior at North Thurston High, won the class 4A girls' state javelin title for the second consecutive year, with a 4A-record throw of 170'6". As the sole U.S. representative in her event, she finished 12th in the Youth World Championships last month.
Heather Dunn, South Burlington, Vt.
Dunn, 27, won the women's 25-and-over national racquet-ball tide by defeating Johanna Shattuck, 28, of Wheatridge, Colo., 15-7, 15-5. Dunn was also the 1991 world junior champion and the winner of the 16-and-under U.S. title in '88.
Alex Pavlenko, Mesa, Ariz.
Alex, 13, won the U.S.A. Wrestling title in Greco-Roman, in the 125-pound weight class of the schoolboy division. He was named the most outstanding 12-and-under wrestler at last year's world championships and has won 10 AAU Grand National crowns in three different styles.