ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO > SOAP BOX DERBY
Kallie, who will be a senior at Bridgeport High, won the 75th annual All-American Soap Box Derby's Super Stock division (10- to 17-year-olds) in Akron with a 29.4-second final-heat finish on the 989-foot track. Competing in her final year of eligibility, she had to repair a broken rear axle and replace her wheels in under an hour when a competitor lost control and rammed her after she had crossed the finish line in the first heat. Kallie came back to defeat 127 drivers for the title and a $5,000 scholarship.
SWANSEA, MASS. > GOLF
Charles, a recent graduate of La Salle Academy (Providence), shot an ace on the 18th and final hole of the Rhode Island Junior PGA Championship to win the title by one stroke. Trailing runner-up Steve Letterle by two going into the par-4, 304-yard final hole at Montaup Country Club, he finished with a 22-over 164. As team captain at La Salle, Charles led the Rams to an undefeated season (14--0), including wins at the McCampbell Cup and Challenge Cup. He will compete at Bentley University.
COLUMBUS, OHIO > EQUESTRIAN
Carly, a recent graduate of Hilliard Darby High, won the Western Rider of the Year title at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association nationals in Oklahoma City. Riding for the Dare Equestrian Team, she took first in the varsity open horsemanship event and was sixth in open reining to earn overall high points, beating out 11 other riders. The president of her 4-H Club and vice president of the Franklin County Junior Fair Board, Carly will attend the Mount Carmel College of Nursing.