Mina Harigae, MONTEREY, CALIF.
Mina, 12, beat Sydney Burlison, 12, of Salinas, 3-2 in the final round of match play to become the youngest player to win the California women's amateur championship. Last summer, at age 11, she was the youngest person to qualify for the Independent Insurance Agent Junior Classic national finals.
Roger Nekton, BRENTWOOD, N.H.
Nekton, 63, the boys' coach for 39 years at Phillips Exeter Academy, guided the Big Red to its fifth straight and his 20th New England championship, as Exeter extended its league win streak to 49 games. Nekton, also the boys' swimming coach for 39 years, has 10 New England tides in that sport.
Timothy Moore, NOVI, MICH.
Timothy, a senior at Novi High, won the Foot Locker national championship by running the 5K Oak Trail course in Orlando in 14:50. He finished the regular season 15-0 en route to the state title. He also anchored the 4x1-mile team that won the national high school championship last spring.
Katie Phillips, FORT WORTH, TEXAS
Katie, a senior forward for Trinity Valley School, had two goals and an assist in a 3-2 victory over Casady School of Oklahoma City to lead the Trojans to the Southwest Preparatory Conference title. Katie, who set school career marks in goals, assists and points, will play next year at Virginia.
Ian Smart, NORTH BABYLON, N.Y.
Smart, a junior running back at Long Island University—C.W. Post, was named the most valuable player in the Northeast-10 Conference after leading the Pioneers to an 11-1 record and the league crown. He finished the season with 33 touchdowns and 2,536 rushing yards, third best in NCAA history.
Brianne Basilone, WHEELING, W.VA.
Brianne, a senior forward for Wheeling Park High who finished her career with 98 goals and 49 assists, led the Lady Patriots to the state championship in each of her four years. Brianne holds single-season school girls' records in goals, assists and points, with 35, 20 and 82, respectively.