FAIRFAX STATION, VA. > Track and Field
Garrahan, a recent graduate of Amherst College, was named most outstanding
athlete at the NCAA Division III meet after winning the 5,000- and 10,000-meter
runs and the 3,000 steeplechase. She set a championship record in the
steeplechase (10:13.33) and qualified for the U.S. Olympic trials.
STOCKTON, CALIF. > Racquetball
Jose won the USA Junior Olympic Championship in the under-16 and under-18
singles divisions, defeating Taylor Knoth 15--5, 15--4 for the U16 title and
his doubles partner, Ismael Aldana Jr., 15--8, 15--6 in the U18 final. The
senior at Franklin High will compete at the world juniors in December.
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WELLESLEY, MASS. > Lacrosse
Sarah, a senior midfielder at Noble and Greenough School, scored 38 goals and
had 22 assists as she led the Bulldogs to a 15--0 record and the Independent
School League title. She is a first-team All-America in lacrosse and an ISL
all-star in field hockey and basketball.
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OLDSMAR, FLA. > Fencing
Alexander, a fifth-grader at Forest Lake Elementary, earned the silver medal in
the under-10 division of the �p�e at the U.S. Fencing Association national
championships despite entering as an unranked competitor. After pool play, he
won five straight bouts before falling to Justin Yoo in the final.
AURORA, ILL. > Track and Field
Shakeia, a junior at Waubonsie Valley High, won the heptathlon at the USATF
Youth Championships and placed in the top six in four other events (400 and 800
meters, and 100- and 400-meter hurdles). At the AAU Junior Olympics she again
won the heptathlon and set the AAU record in the 400 hurdles (59.48).
FREEHOLD, N.J. > Powerlifting
Nathan, a seventh-grader at Barkalow Middle School, won a gold medal in the
youth 114-pound class of the AAU Junior Olympics with a squat of 231.48 pounds,
a bench press of 137.79 and a deadlift of 253.53. It was his third straight
national title; he is the reigning AAU world champ in the same division.
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