Carter, a junior center, and Guolla, a senior left wing, both for the Michigan State ice hockey team, led the Spartans to a 9-4 win over Cornell. Carter scored three goals and two assists, while Guolla added one goal and three assists for fifth-ranked Michigan State. Through last Friday, Carter had scored 24 goals and 12 assists to rank fourth in the U.S. in points. He was second in the NCAA in power-play goals (11). Last season Carter was fourth in the nation in goals (30). Guolla, a second team All-America in 1993-94, ranked fourth in the nation in assists (25) and also had 10 goals. Guolla was the Spartans' top scorer last season with 69 points.
Butz, 41, the field hockey coach at Emmaus High, earned her 350th career win with a 3-0 defeat of Pleasant Valley High. Since 1991 her teams have won three state 3A titles, scoring 449 goals and allowing 20. Butz, who has coached since 1975, now has a 353-49-26 career mark.
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Kory, a 6'2", 230-pound senior linebacker at Bishop Amat High, had 84 tackles this season, including 20½ sacks, to lead the Lancers to a 13-1 mark. During his three-year varsity career, he had 267 tackles and a school-record 38 sacks. He was named USA Today Defensive Player of the Year.
Davis, a senior volleyball player at Ohio State, became the second setter ever to be named women's college Player of the Year. She is the first player from a school east of Utah to earn that distinction. This season she led the 29-3 Buckeyes to the Big Ten title and a berth in the NCAA semifinals.
Taymon, a 6'9" center at New Mexico Military Institute, had 30 points and 16 rebounds in an 86-60 win over Ruidoso High and 30 and 10 in a 73-54 win over Carlsbad High. As of last Friday, he was averaging 27.5 points and 16.0 rebounds a game. He also has a 3.95 academic average.