CORDOVA, TENN. > Softball
Bramlett, a junior catcher at Mississippi State, was named to the USA Softballwomen's national team after earning All-America honors for the third straightyear. She led NCAA Division I in stolen bases with a season-record 54 and alsoholds the school's single-game (five) and career (146) records. She was fourthin the nation in batting (.486).
TALENT, ORE. > Golf
Daniel, a senior at Phoenix High, shot consecutive rounds of 67 to win thestate Class 4A title by 12 strokes and set the tournament record with a10-under-par 134. No other golfer in any class finished under par. It was thefourth year that he made it into the top 10 of the individual competition; hehelped his team finish fourth this year.
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MIAMI > Track and Field
Ebony, a junior at Miami Southridge High, won the 400 meters at the NikeOutdoor Nationals with the fastest time (52.07) in the nation by a high schoolfemale this year. Earlier she won the Florida Class 4A 400 title (52.68) forthe third consecutive time and the 200 (24.06) for the second time in threeyears.
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PETERBOROUGH, N.H. > Tennis
Connor, a senior at ConVal Regional High, won the state Class I singleschampionship, taking the final, 6--2, 6--0. In five rounds of the tournament helost only four games; in 13 regular-season matches he dropped two games. Connorfinished with a 53--2 career regular-season record and will play for theUniversity of Redlands next year.
COTTAGE GROVE, MINN. > Softball
Danielle, a senior at New Life Academy, set a state all-class tournament recordfor strikeouts (55) in leading the Eagles to their second straight Class 1Atitle. In the quarterfinals she set an all-class record for strikeouts in agame (32) and drove in the winning run in the 11th inning. She pitched ano-hitter in the semifinals and a shutout in the final.
BROOKLYN > Baseball
Duran, a sophomore at Dowling College, was named NCAA Division II pitcher ofthe year by college baseball writers after leading the Golden Lions to theirfirst D-II World Series; he threw a three-hitter to beat then No. 1 UC SanDiego. Duran was third in the nation in ERA (1.30) and set a school record forwins (10).
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