KELLY SNODGRESS, Kearns: Sprinter had an outstanding season in individual results and led the Cougars to a third-place finish at the recent 5A state track and field championships.

Snodgress and her 4x400 teammates - Rachel Voorhies, Melissa Melville and Bonnie Quilter - smashed the state record in the 1,600-meter relay race at the 5A meet. The Cougar runners' finished in 3:54.85 to knock almost two seconds off the record Kearns had set in 1996.Snodgress, who's also an excellent volleyball player, won another championship and set a Utah record while doing so at the state meet at BYU. She blazed to the 400-meter crown with the state's all-time record of 55.35.

The Kearns senior was named the outstanding performer at the Davis Invitational, where she ran a 2:18 in the 4x800. She also helped her team win the 4x100 and the 4x400 races at that meet last month.

QUINN SPERRY, Hillcrest: Senior epitomized the phrase "student-athlete" this year for the Huskies.

A three-sport standout in cross country, bas-ket-ball and soccer, Sperry earned Academic All-State honors in the fall, winter and spring sports seasons. He carried a 4.0 his senior year and will graduate with a cumulative 3.997 GPA. He had an ACT score of 30.

Sperry, who was ranked second in his graduating class of 594, excelled on the field and in the classroom while carrying out responsibilities as the student body president.

Sperry has received enough accolades to fill a lifetime's worth of resumes. Included among his achievements are an Honors at Entrance scholarship at the U., the U.S. Army Reserve National scholar-athlete award, the Utah Youth Volunteer Award and a first-place finish at the Future Homemakers of America regional competition. He also served on the Orrin Hatch Youth Advisory Committee.