HEATHER HUNTER
HOOVER, ALA.
Heather, 15, a pitcher for the Hoover-Shades Mountain fast-pitch softball Americans, threw a four-hitter in her team's 11-1 Dixie Belles World Series title game win over Humphreys County (Tenn.). In 17 playoff games, she had a 1.00 ERA.

PAUL RICHARD
MOORE TOWNSHIP, PA.
Richard, a 52-year-old truck driver, pole-vaulted 3.81 meters to defeat Gary Miller of Glendale, Calif., by .15 of a meter for his third straight 50-54 age-group title at The Athletics Congress/USA National Masters' championships, in Indianapolis.

BAMBI BOWMAN
SARASOTA, FLA.
Bambi, 16, won the 400-, 800- and 1,500-meter freestyle events at the U.S. Swimming Long Course Junior Nationals. Her time of 16:46.32 in the 1,500 established a junior national record, breaking Jane Coontz's 1980 mark by 1.32 seconds.

TOMMY MERICAL
HERNDON, VA.
Tommy, 12, a catcher-pitcher for the HOYB Bambino League Margarita Orioles, hit .774 with eight homers and 45 RBIs and had a 0.72 ERA in the regular season. He led the Herndon all-stars to a 22-5 runner-up finish in a state boys' tournament.

JENNIFER CHOI
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF.
Jennifer, 18, shot a four-under-par 72 to defeat Kyle Kovas of Griffith Park by one stroke and win the Los Angeles City Individual Golf championship. Jennifer, who has a three handicap, beat 19 girls and 32 boys in the tournament field.

HICKEY THOMPSON
BELLEVILLE, ILL.
Hickey, a 5'11" senior running back for Althoff High, rushed for 1,199 yards and 19 touchdowns on 110 carries in the Crusaders' first five games this year, all wins. In the fifth, 35-0 over Belleville West, he gained 273 yards on 16 carries, with four TDs.

PHOTOJOE SONGER PHOTODON FISHER PHOTOROD MILLINGTON PHOTODAVID DOYLE PHOTOGEORGE ROSE PHOTOMARK BUCKNER

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)