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BROOKLYN > SOCCER
Halima, an eighth-grade striker on the Brooklyn Friends School varsity team, scored a championship-game-record six goals in an 8--1 win over Manhattan's Birch Wathen Lenox School for the program's first Independent School Athletic League title. She led in regular-season goals citywide, with 34, and was named the Panthers' player of the year. Halima, who also competes with the Brooklyn Patriots Lioness club team, was selected for last year's state Olympic development program.
VINEYARD HAVEN, MASS. > FOOTBALL
Alec, a senior quarterback at Martha's Vineyard High, threw two touchdowns in the final five minutes of a come-from-behind 27--26 victory over Nantucket High to win the 34th annual Island Cup and even the series at 17 wins apiece. He threw for 233 yards, including a seven-yard strike for the winning score with 20 seconds left, breaking the Vineyarders' single-season passing record with 1,333 yards. Alec was awarded the Marine Corps Great American Rivalries game MVP trophy.
SAN MARCOS, TEXAS > AUTO RACING
Corn, a 44-year-old media technician at Texas State University, drove a 2006 Mitsubishi Evolution IX in an aggregate 10:21.63 over seven runs on the dirt course at Tulsa Raceway Park to become the first woman to win a Sports Car Club of America rallycross national championship. With the best time by 16.86 seconds, she beat 16 other drivers, all men, to win the Modified All-Wheel Drive class title. Last year Corn became the third female in SCCA history to win an open class at the solo nationals.