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HUNTSVILLE, ALA. > GOLF
Michaela, a fourth-grader at Jones Valley Elementary, shot a six-over-par final round of 78—highlighted by a 60-foot birdie putt on the 11th hole—to become the youngest winner in the 49-year history of Valley Hill Country Club's women's championship. In August she tied for fourth among nine-year-old girls at the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship, and last May she was named the third- to fifth-grade girls' player of the year by the All-American Junior Golf Tour for the second straight season.
LUBBOCK, TEXAS > BASKETBALL
Parker, a 5'9" senior point guard at Trinity Christian School, collected his third straight tournament MVP honor of the season, leading the undefeated Lions to the Canyon Classic title with 20 points in a 66--42 win over El Paso Andress. A week earlier he led the Lions to their fourth straight Catclaw Classic crown, and last month he broke the 2,000-career-points mark (2,329 through Sunday) with 26 in an 80--45 win over Frisco Liberty on the way to the Ponder High Tournament championship.
CINCINNATI > VOLLEYBALL
Morgan, a senior at Niagara, had 19 digs to help the Purple Eagles defeat Fairfield for their third straight Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title, earning MAAC Libero of the Year honors. She then posted 19 digs in a first-round NCAA tournament loss, ending her career with an NCAA-record 130 straight matches with double-digit digs—every match in her four-year career. Morgan broke her own single-season digs school record this season (710) and finished as Niagara's career digs leader (2,406).
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