Taylor, a senior outside hitter at the Punahou School, was named MVP of the Best of the West invitational in Poway, Calif., after leading his team to a 7--0 record, including four wins on the final day in which he had 29 kills, 13 aces, 22 digs and eight blocks. A two-time all-state player, Taylor is a member of the men's junior national team.
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EL DORADO HILLS, CALIF. > Basketball
Sara, a senior guard at Oak Ridge High, led all scorers with 26 points and grabbed six rebounds as the Trojans upset four-time defending champion Long Beach Poly 55--42 in the Division I state title game. This season Sara led the Trojans to a 32--3 record, with team-high averages in points (22.3), rebounds (9.9) and steals (3.7). She has signed with Stanford.
ELKINS PARK, PA. > Swimming
Pollen, a sophomore at Swarthmore, won the 50-meter freestyle (29.16) and took second in the 100 free (1:01.42) racing against other above-the-knee amputees at the U.S. Paralympics Spring Swimming Nationals. Competing for the Garnet at the Centennial Conference championships, he broke the U.S. Paralympic record in the 100-yard free (54.80) in the same division.