Liz McGrail, STAMFORD, N.Y.
McGrail, a senior outfielder at SUNY Oneonta, hit .444 to lead the Red Dragons to a 38-10 record, their best ever, and a runner-up finish at the Division III Northeast Regionals. McGrail also played on the Oneonta soccer and basketball teams that reached the NCAAs this year.
Jesse Witten, NAPLES, FLA.
Jesse, a senior at Lely High, won his second consecutive Class AAA boys' state singles title, defeating Ryan Buchanan of East Lake High 6-4, 6-1 in the finals. Jesse, who will play for Kentucky next year, was undefeated in dual matches and had a 61-4 record during his high school years.
Jim Barter, BETHESDA, MD.
Jim, a senior attackman at Landon School, scored five goals, including four in seven minutes, as he led the Bears to a 16-8 defeat of Georgetown Prep in the final Interstate Athletic Conference regular-season game. Landon then won the league tournament and, for the 21st straight year, the conference title.
Ychlindria Spears, LULING, TEXAS
Track and Field
Ychlindria, a junior at Luling High, broke a 10-year-old national girls' high school record in the triple jump with a leap of 44'2�". She has won 11 state championships-three each in the 100-meter dash and the long and triple jumps, and two in the 200 meters.
Shawn Dulohery, LEES SUMMIT, MO.
Dulohery, 36, a sergeant, first class, with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, won the world championship in Olympic skeet by defeating 1996 gold medalist Ennio Falco of Italy in the final round. Dulohery also led the American team to a third-place finish.
Dan Fleming, MAQUOKETA, IOWA
Fleming, a senior guard at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kans., set NAIA Division II tournament records for points, with 150 in five games, and total field goals, with 52. He led the Pioneers to second place in the tournament, their best finish ever, and a 30-9 record.