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MICHAELA OSTRADICKY, East: Senior setter recently led the Leopards past Tooele with 78 assists, 10 saves, seven

blocks and 95 percent good sets.

"She been the soul of our team," says East coach Kathy Butler. "She can put the ball anywhere."

Born in Slovakia, where she spent two months last summer, Ostradicky has been East's varsity setter for four years while maintaining a 3.93 GPA. Her accolades include being named team MVP three times and first team Intermountain Region in club volleyball.

BOYD SUMMERHAYS, Davis: Junior captured medalist honors at the recent 5A state golf tournament. His round of

72 was good enough for a two-stroke victory. However, the Darts weren't as fortunate. The two-time defending team champions finished second behind rival Viewmont.

"Winning as a team is great because five guys can celebrate instead of one," Summerhays said after the competition.

Well-known in golf circles, his recent triumphs include a Junior World tournament crown last summer.

Nielsen picks BYU

Brighton High senior David Nielsen, who earned first team all-state honors while averaging 18.8 points per game, verbally committed to Brigham Young University Sunday.

The 6-foot-4 guard will sign a national letter of intent on Nov. 8 when two other state basketball standouts - Murray's Jeff Johnsen and Taylorsville's Michael Vranes - also make decisions official.

Johnsen, the state's reigning Mr. Basketball, is headed to Utah, while Vranes will join Nielsen at BYU.

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