SportsKids of the Month: September 2015

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In each issue of Sports Illustrated Kids, we feature three kids who excel in sports, does well in school, and gives back to the community. These young athletes do it all — on and off the field! Meet this month’s SportsKids of the Month!

Landon Penney, 10
Manhattan Beach, CA

In June, Landon hit the game-winning home run to win his third-straight Manhattan Beach Little League championship. As the league's youngest player, he was 7--1 and batted .330.

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Sammy Koenig, 11
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ

Last season, the fifth grader was undefeated in the u-10 division of the Ken Garbadian Novice Wrestling Tournament. He pinned his final opponent in a career-best 28 seconds to win gold.

Greta Candreva, 13
Katonah, NY

Greta won the Y--12 women's épée national title at the 2015 USA Fencing National Championships & July Challenge. She also defeated the No. 1 ranked u-20 women's épéeist in Great Britain to earn bronze in the junior women's division.

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