Cheick Diallo | Centereach, N.Y. | Basketball
Cheick, a 6'9" senior power forward at Our Savior New American School, scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the East to a 111--91 win over the West in the 38th annual McDonald's All-American Game in Chicago. He was named MVP. Cheick averaged 17.6 points, 10.5 boards and 2.5 blocks for the Pioneers this season.
Emily Sonny | Arroyo Grande, Calif. | Water Polo
Emily, a junior goalkeeper at Arroyo Grande High, had 18 saves, including stopping a five-meter penalty shot, to carry the Eagles to a 6--4 victory over Martin Luther King High (Riverside) for the Division 3 CIF Southern Section title. The Division 3 player of the year, she finished with a .750 save percentage and 4.00 goals-against average.
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Jesse Scott | Cullman, Ala. | Baseball
Jesse, a senior lefthander at Cullman High, broke the state record for consecutive scoreless innings (292/3) with 33 during a 5--1 win over Hartselle High. His streak ended in the fifth when a batter barely beat out the relay on a double play. Jesse was 9--1 at week's end with an 0.72 ERA. He will play at Auburn.
Stephanie Garcia | Houston | Soccer
Stephanie, a senior forward at Alief Elsik High, had 37 goals and five assists to lead the city in scoring for the second straight year. A three-time district MVP, she was named an Academic All-State by the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches. Stephanie, who holds the school records for season (48) and career (146) goals, will play at Southern Mississippi.
Maverick McNealy | Portola Valley, Calif. | Golf
McNealy, a sophomore at Stanford, overcame a three-shot deficit to defeat UAB's Will Cannon in The Goodwin tournament at Stanford Golf Course. Both players carded 13-under 197s; McNealy prevailed in a playoff to become the first college player to reach four victories this season. He is ranked No. 1 by Golfweek.com.
Mary Killman | McKinney, Texas | Synchronized Swimming
Killman, a junior at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., earned her third straight titles in both solo and duet at senior nationals in Moraga, Calif., leading the Lady Lions to their first team championship. A 2012 Olympian and a member of the Potawatomi nation, she will compete at worlds in Kazan, Russia, in July.
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THEY SAID IT
"We have to assist him in developing and growing as a person. And it's not going to be easy."
Jameis Winston's attorney, talking about preparing the QB (below) for life as an NFL player.