Darius Miles, East St. Louis, Ill.
Darius, a senior at East St. Louis High, had a triple double (24 points, 10 rebounds, 10 blocks) as the Flyers beat previously undefeated DeSmet High of St. Louis 59-54. A 6'9" power forward who was averaging 25.4 points and 13-3 rebounds through Sunday, he has signed to play for St. John's next year.
Emily Fenn, Westport, Conn.
Emily, a senior at Staples High, broke the state Class M and state all-classes record in the 500-meter freestyle in successive meets. Emily, who will swim at Michigan as a collegian, won the Class M title in 4:58.51 and the state open meet four days later in 4:55-35.
Jeff Clark, Charleston, W.Va.
Jeff, a 6'4", 190-pound senior wide receiver at Nitro High, broke national high school single-game records for catches (29) and receiving yards (413) in a 37-8 victory over Roane County High. He also had five touchdowns as the Wildcats' win allowed them to finish the season at 6-4.
Bassirima Soro, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Soro, 30, overcame a starting-line mix-up that required him to run almost 28 miles to win the Tucson Marathon, which had a field of more than 1,500 runners, in a time of 2:25:02. After Soro took an hour and 50 minutes to catch the leaders, he cruised to a 3:20 victory.
Angie Francisco, Duluth
Francisco, a junior forward at Harvard, has scored 13 goals, including two game-winners, and had 31 points in leading the Crimson to a 10-2 start and a No. 1 national ranking. She amassed 16 goals and 35 assists last year as Harvard won its first national championship.
Parker Smith, Honolulu
Parker, an outside hitter at Punahou School, returned from a sprained ankle early in the final game to ignite a 9-1 rally that catapulted the Buff'n Blues to a 15-9 victory over Kamehameha School and the state title for the sixth straight year. He had a match-high 22 kills and 10 digs, and will play for UCLA next year.