RUSSIAVILLE, IND. > Indoor Track and Field
Waverly, a senior at Culver Academies, won the 5K at the New Balance nationals to set a U.S. high school indoor record (16:35.15). In cross-country last fall she won the state title and earned All-America honors with a 14th-place finish at the Foot Locker nationals. In June, Waverly won her age group in the 2,000-meter steeplechase at the USA Track & Field youth championships.
March 27, 2011
WINTER PARK, FLA. > Basketball
Austin, a 6'4" guard at Winter Park High, was named McDonald's All American male player of the year, joining his father, Boston Celtics coach Glenn (Doc) Rivers, to become the award's second father-son winners. Austin, a Duke signee and Naismith player of the year, averaged 29.2 points and 6.1 rebounds in leading the Wildcats to a second straight Class 6A state title.
VIRGINIA BEACH > Basketball
Elizabeth, a 6'3" center at Princess Anne High, was named McDonald's All American female player of the year. A Duke signee, she averaged 18.9 points, 11.1 rebounds and 4.5 blocks to lead the Cavaliers (31--1) to their fourth Group AAA state title. In the championship game, Elizabeth had 19 points, 19 rebounds and a tournament-record nine blocks.
COVINGTON, LA. > Powerlifting
Ty, a senior at St. Paul's School, won the 5A state title in the 165-pound class and had a state-record deadlift of 590 pounds. With a bonus lift given for setting that mark, he deadlifted 600 pounds for a national record in the 16-to-17-year-old division. In September he was teen champion at the Professional Raw Powerlifting Association meet in New Orleans.
O'FALLON, ILL. > Bowling
Natalie, a senior lefthander at O'Fallon High, won the state title while rolling Illinois high school records with a 799 series and total score of 2,876, and tied the high game record with a perfect 300. She converted all of her single-pin spares, and her performance over the two-day competition included a streak of 24 straight strikes. Next year she will bowl for Vanderbilt.
Ethan Settlemires and Heather Greathouse
KOSSUTH, MISS., AND NELSON, N.H. > Shooting
Settlemires, a junior, and Greathouse, a sophomore, led Kentucky to its first NCAA rifle title. They finished first and second, respectively, to win the team title in the small-bore event and helped the Wildcats to second in air rifle.
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