Hendrickson, a junior at Moorhead State, beat Jeron Quincy of Central Missouri State 9-1 in the final bout to win the 167-pound title and tournament MVP honors at the Division II wrestling championships. This season he was the only Division II wrestler to finish undefeated (28-0).
Baker, a 38-year-old bowling-lane head mechanic at Terrace Lanes, rolled five perfect 300 games in a 15-day span of tenpins bowling. During that time he also teamed with townsman Steve Maggi to win the state doubles championship. Baker has now bowled eight 300 games.
Kristin, a 5'10" sophomore point guard, was named MVP of the girls' state Class B basketball tournament after scoring 24 points in the championship game to lead Oneonta High to its first state team title. She averaged 15.4 points for the 26-1 Lady Yellow Jackets.
Johnson, a senior at South Carolina, had pitched three perfect games and five no-hitters through last Friday while leading the Lady Gamecocks' softball team to a 47-3 record, including 38 straight wins, a Division I record. She also led the nation in strikeouts per game, with 11.3, and ranked fifth in career whiffs (1,048).
Erin, a senior at Sandpoint High, beat Ryan Staten of Dodge City ( Kans.) High 15-10, 15-14 to win the boys' national high school racquetball title. He did not lose a game in six tournament matches. He also teamed with Ryan Burke of Sandpoint High to come in second in doubles.
Njoroge, a senior at Taylor University in Upland, Ind., was named outstanding performer at the NAIA indoor track and field championships for a second straight year. He successfully defended his titles in the 800 meters (1:52.66) and the mile (4:05.08), and he anchored the Trojans' winning 4 x 800 relay (7:38.05).