Mark, a senior quarterback for Independence High, rushed for four TDs and completed 48 of 73 passes for 916 yards and six touchdowns in two last-minute wins over South Mecklenburg (49-48) and West Mecklenburg (40-39).
NEW STUYAHOK, ALASKA
Mary, a ninth-grader at New Stuyahok School, is undefeated in the 24 regular-season cross-country races and three seven-mile road races she has run since fifth grade. She also finished second in a state Region I cross-country meet.
Arno, a senior at Laramie High, defeated Cheyenne Central's Todd Dray 6-0, 6-2 to win his second straight Wyoming boys' high school singles title. Arno, unbeaten in singles since the state finals of his sophomore year, has won his last 56 matches.
Rhodes, 54, a Red Cross water safety instructor, overcame 15-knot winds, four-foot swells and jellyfish stings to become the first person to swim the 17 miles across the mouth of Chesapeake Bay without relief. The transit took 11 hours.
Bryan, 21, a Dartmouth senior, scored three goals in the U.S.'s 10-7 overtime defeat of Australia in the finals of the Brine World Lacrosse Cup. She scored 14 goals in the six-game tournament and has 84 in her three-year college career.
Chapson, 80, broke two 80-and-over records—on his birthday—by more than 35 seconds each when he ran a 2:53.5 800 meters and a 6:12.2 1,500 meters. A track star at Colorado A&M in the mid-'20s, he holds 41 age-group records.