Peter Green, 26, the Michigan State 1967 amateur golf champion, finished in a tie for first place with last year's Middle Atlantic winner, Bill Hyndman III of Philadelphia, then took the title when he birdied the first hole of the sudden-death playoff in Chevy Chase, Md.
Joanie Martini of Upland, Calif. won the national girls' 9-and-under water-ski speed title in her first full year of competition when she accumulated 3,600 points in five sanctioned meets, including first place in the championship on Mission Bay in San Diego.
Charles Lane, a 50-year-old weekend and summer angler out of Sea Isle City, N.J., landed a 21-pound, two-ounce bluefish—the largest ever taken on rod and reel in American waters—for an unofficial world record in the 50-pound test-line class.
Jim Jones, a 175-pound quarterback for John Harris High School in Harrisburg, Pa., completed 81 of 128 passes for 20 TDs and 1,391 yards as he paced his team to a 7-0 record so far this year, extending the Pioneers' winning streak to 32 straight victories.
John Magee, a 33-year-old Volkswagen sales manager in Rochester, N.Y., averaged 83.5 mph for 167 laps (with Co-driver Bill Scott) to win his second consecutive Formula Vee Grand Prix victory at the Steel Cities International Raceway near Warren, Ohio.
Dick Gilbert, 13, son of a Washington, D.C. doctor, practiced for his first hunting trip by "dry-shooting" at magazine pictures in his living room. He then went out and bagged a wolf, a 1,000-pound bear, a bull moose and a caribou in the tundra of Alaska.