Laura Dalley of Washington, a senior at The Madeira School and captain of its field-hockey team, scored 20 of the team's 26 goals during an eight-game undefeated season. She was responsible for five goals in one game and was the sole scorer in three shutouts.
Rick Adams, junior halfback for Hamilton, Ohio's Taft High, scored 42 points in one game, running two, 12, 17, five and 17 yards for scores, catching a seven-yard touchdown pass and running three times for six extra points as Taft beat Garfield 60-14.
Valdy Hrypa, who began playing soccer in his native Brazil at 6, led Kennedy High of Bloomington, Minn. to its first Lake Conference championship by scoring 19 goals and seven assists in 11 games, the best record for a prep player in the state.
Cy Gillette, representing Kaneohe Yacht Club, skippered a Cal-20 sloop to the Hawaii State Sailing Championship, his third in five years. After placing first in each race of the three-race series, he said, "Good starts and clean air spelled the difference."
December 1, 1969
Gary Diminick, a Mount Carmel Area (Pa.) High School three-letter man, has scored 20 touchdowns in his first seven football games of the season, averaging 10.4 yards for 111 carries. His career record is 58 TDs and an 8.2-yard average for 402 carries.
Craig MacDonald, who runs for Ward Melville High School in Setauket, New York and has been beaten in a cross-country event only once this season, took first in the Class B section of the state championships in Albany, covering 2.5 miles in 12:17.4.