JAMESTOWN, N.Y. > BASEBALL
Thaddeus, a senior pitcher and shortstop at Frewsburg Central High, had his 189th career hit—a solo home run in his first appearance at the plate—to break the New York state record in a 17--5 win over Holland. He had a .562 batting average and 0.90 ERA to help the Bears to their sixth straight sectional title and third state semifinals appearance in four years. A member of the varsity team since seventh grade, Thaddeus will play at St. Bonaventure next year.
ARROYO GRANDE, CALIF. > WAKEBOARDING
Fleenor, a senior at Chico State University, won the women's A final at the Collegiate Wakeboard National Championships in Guthrie, Okla., with 77.67 points, which also clinched the team title with one event remaining in the competition. The only female to land a heelside back roll (an inverted cartwheel) at the meet, her win helped the Wildcats score 430 total points across the men's and women's events to defeat runner-up Wisconsin by 15. It was the team's second title at the event in three years.
PETER BAUM PORTLAND
KATIE SCHWARZMANN SYKESVILLE, MD. > LACROSSE
Baum and Schwarzmann, junior attackers at Colgate and Maryland, respectively, received the Tewaaraton Award as college lacrosse's top players. The nation's scoring leader (97 points), Baum led the Raiders to their first NCAA tournament victory. Schwarzmann, second nationally in goals (72), helped the Terps to a fourth straight ACC crown.