This is an article from the June 9, 2008 issue
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. > Baseball
Philip, a senior catcher at Cooperstown High, is batting .446 and has four homeruns, 23 RBIs and 29 stolen bases; he is Gatorade's state player of the year.In 2007 he was the Class C player of the year (.473, five HRs, 39 RBIs, 41steals).
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LAKE STEVEN, WASH. > Basketball and Volleyball
Holloway, a senior center at Cal State--Northridge who wears a prosthetic leg,led the Matadors with 14.5 points and 7.2 rebounds; she was second-teamAll--Big West. Her right ankle and foot were amputated when she was an infant;she is a member of the U.S. women's sitting volleyball team.
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BOWIE, MD. > Track and Field, and Football
Aramide, a sophomore at Woodberry Forest School, is first-team All--VirginiaPrep League as a sprinter and defensive end. He won the 200 meters and wassecond in the 100 at the league meet; he also led the Tigers with seven sacksand was first-team all-state.
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WHITTIER, CALIF. > Water Polo
Berg, a senior utility player for Cal State--San Bernardino, scored seven goalsto lead the then unranked Coyotes past then No. 16 UC Santa Barbara 13--12 inovertime. A two-time All-America, she led all divisions with 110 goals thisseason; she had 112 last year and a school-record 356 in her career.
ORLAND PARK, ILL. > Softball
Olson, a freshman pitcher at Indiana, hit a walk-off grand slam—her first homerun--to beat Illinois 6--3 on April 25. Two days later she hit a three-runhomer and pitched a complete game to beat Iowa 3--2 in the first half of adoubleheader; she earned her first save in the second game in another 3--2win.
NORWICH, VT. > Track and Field
Wheating, a sophomore at Oregon, won the mile at the Oregon Relays in 3:58.16;he is the first Vermont native to break four minutes. He is undefeated thisspring, including wins in the 800 at the Pac-10 championships (1:46.83) and theNCAA West Regional (1:47.93).
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