COLOR PHOTO: KERRY YANCEY Shereka Wright, Copperas Cove, Texas Basketball Shereka, a junior forward at nationally No. 1-ranked Copperas Cove High, was named MVP of the Tournament of Champions after averaging 30.8 points in four games. She had 27 points and 13 rebounds in a 74-63 championship-game defeat of Butler High of Huntsville, Ala. COLOR PHOTO: BRIAN SNYDER James Blake, Fairfield, Conn. Tennis Blake, a sophomore at Harvard, won the singles and the doubles, with schoolmate Kunj Majmudar, at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's All-America Championships, the second of the four Collegiate Grand Slam events. He has a 13-1 singles record and an 8-1 doubles record. COLOR PHOTO: ROGER MAZZARELLA Tony Mazzarella, Bowling Green, Ohio Rugby Mazzarella, a senior fullback at Bowling Green, was named MVP of the Mid-American Conference after leading the Falcons to their 17th straight league title. His father, Tony, Bowling Green's coach for the past 14 years, was captain of the Falcons' first conference champions.
COLOR PHOTO: GEORGE BULARD Teague Moore, Pittsburgh Wrestling Moore, a senior at No. 1 Oklahoma State and defending 118-pound national champion, was undefeated in the 125-pound class with a 20-0 record through Sunday. The Cowboys had won 64 straight dual meets, including the recent National Duals, in which they beat Minnesota 20-17. COLOR PHOTO: BILLY BLACK Brad Van Liew, Los Angeles Yachting Van Liew, 30, was third in the first two of four legs of Around Alone, a solo race around the world in which he is the only American and the youngest entrant. On the second leg he made up 470 miles in 48 hours to finish two minutes, 21 seconds behind England's Mike Garside. COLOR PHOTO: RADI NABULSI Courtney Shealy, Columbia, S.C. Swimming Shealy, a junior at Georgia, won the 100-yard backstroke in 54.67 seconds, the 50 freestyle (23.03) and the 100 free (50.60) in a 187-113 dual-meet upset of then No. 1 Stanford. She's a 12-time All-America and has qualified for NCAA championships in the 100-back and 200-medley relays.