Shawn Costello, Lansing, N.Y.
Shawn, who will be a senior at Lansing High, ran away with the state high school championship, shooting a one-under 143 at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Cornell, in Ithaca, for an 11-shot victory. Shawn, the first boy to break par in the tournament in five years, became the first Lansing High boy to win a state title in any sport.
Caroline Ramsey, Bridgeport, W.Va.
Ramsey, 52, a retired college professor, was victorious in the West Virginia senior amateur for the third consecutive year, prevailing by six shots with an 11-over 155 at Alpine Lakes Resort in Terra Alta. A two-time state amateur champ, Ramsey has been the women's club champion at Bridgeport Country Club for three of the last four years.
Wright Waddell, Columbus, Ga.
Wadded, 38, a stockbroker, shot a 14-under 270 at his home course, the Country Club of Columbus, to claim his fourth Southeastern Amateur Championship, by a shot over Pete Abernathy of Jacksonville. A two-time Georgia Mid-Amateur champ, Waddell also won the Southeastern in 1989, '94 and '96.