Victor Kelly, 18, of the Bronx, N.Y., was named MVP after he scored 21 points and led a New York City high school all-star basketball team to victory over a Philadelphia squad. A 5'6" guard, he will attend the College of Southern Idaho this fall.
Mrs. Lynn Zmistowski, 25, of Minneapolis, won her second state women's amateur golf championship by five strokes with a 54-hole score of 228, nine-over-par, at the Breemar Country Club course. Overall, it was her seventh state title since 1961.
Dave Knapp, 14, from Manteca, Calif., was named Grand National Junior Go-Kart Driver of the Year after he successfully defended two of his titles in age-group competition at Quincy, Ill. A go-kart racer since he was 9, he has accumulated six national titles.
Sean Scully, 7, of Torrance, Calif., set two national age-group distance running records during a 10,000-meter race. His time for six miles was 54:26.3 and his 10,000-meter time was 55:59.0. He was also the youngest finisher among the 77 runners.
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Roy Burlison, 24, a Softball pitcher in the fastpitch Chicago Metropolitan Circuit, hurled two perfect seven-inning games in a row, striking out 39 of 42 batters and giving him six perfect games in five years. His season record is 23-11, with a 0.72 ERA.
Mike Weiss, 16, ran his season pitching record to 18-0 in leading the Cincinnati Federal Color team to the world title of the American Amateur Baseball Congress Mickey Mantle League in Dallas. His two shutouts helped earn him the MVP award.