Tommy Michalek, a 10-year-old center for Little Cesar's hockey team in Detroit, scored 199 goals and had 112 assists for a total of 311 points in 73 games. Tommy, who batted .375 as a Little League catcher last summer, had a single game high of eight goals.
Mrs. Newton B. Meade Jr. of Philadelphia teamed with Mrs. F.A.C. Vosters Jr. to win her first National Doubles squash racquets championship in Philadelphia. Mrs. Meade had gained the women's singles title for the third straight year four days earlier.
Bruce Mahler, the captain of Duke University's Tennis Team, won all three events he entered in the first All-South Palmetto Invitational Intercollegiate Badminton Tournament at Greenville S.C., taking the men's singles, men's doubles and mixed doubles.
William Wattles, a senior at Farmington (Maine) High School and captain of the ski team, won the first National Junior Biathlon Olympic Development championship with a corrected time of 1:08:24 in skiing and shooting over the 10-kilometer course.
April 8, 1968
Cheryl Bechdolt, a 16-year-old from Tahoe City, Calif., took a first in the downhill race at the National Junior Ski Championships at Bridger Bowl, Bozeman, Mont, as well as a second in the giant slalom and a fourth in the slalom to gain overall honors.
James Tedisco, 17, a 5'8" guard at Bishop Gibbons High School in Schenectady, scored a record 55 points in the quarterfinals of the Eastern New York State Catholic Basketball Tournament after leading his team to its fourth league title in five years.