Sara, a junior striker, and Laura, a sophomore goaltender on the Houlton High girls' soccer team, were named all-league, all-Eastern Maine and all-Maine for their performances this season. Sara, who scored 20 goals and added 10 assists, and Laura, who had eight shutouts, led the Shiretowners to a 13-3-1 record, which included a 1-0 defeat of Maine Central Institute in the Eastern Maine championship. Houlton lost 1-0 to York in the state final after Sara was injured in the first half.
Jake, 8, won 10 gold medals and broke five state records for his age group at the state short-course swimming championships in Las Vegas. He set records in the 25-and 50-yard back, 100 free, 25 breast and 100 individual medley.
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Glenna, a senior forward at Paintsville High, had the state's highest basketball scoring average (boys' or girls'), with 40.4 points per game this season. She scored at least 50 points six times, including 54 in a 79-47 defeat of Menifee County.
Dion, a Penn Hills High senior, jumped 26'6½" at the Penn State Invitational to set a new U.S. indoor high school long-jump record by 4½ inches. At the Eastern States he jumped 26'¾" to beat Carl Lewis's meet mark by 7¼ inches.
Mona, a junior pitcher at Cactus High, hit a two-out homer in the eighth inning to beat Agua Fria High 3-2 in the state Class AAA Division II softball championship. She had a 24-4 record with six no-hitters, 10 shutouts and a 1.39 ERA.