Jim Grzegorzewski, 9, of Sterling Heights, Mich. scored 20 points to lead the Celtics to a 48-4 win over the Bullets in the Parks and Recreation League. He scored 15 points two days earlier in a 34-23 victory. Regulation goals, 10 feet in height, are used.
Patricia Dillingham, 9, of Wasco, Calif. established three national age-group records in one race as she ran four miles in 24:59.1, three miles in 18:39.0 and two miles in 12:21.5. Official AAU timers were present to clock Pat's astonishing performance.
Steve Force, an 18-year-old senior at West High in Bremerton, Wash., became the nation's youngest bowler to hit an 800 series this season; he scored 289-275-255 for an 819 total. Force has been bowling for 10 years and carries a 200 average.
Bruce Schlegel, a 325-pound wrestler for Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., won his ninth straight match by pinning a Georgia Tech opponent and leading his team to a 20-19 win. He is undefeated in dual meets and has a 28-0-1 record over two years.
February 22, 1971
Sharon Chambers of Miami became the first woman in the history of the American Power Boat Association to win a national high-point championship in outboard pleasure-craft racing, as she defeated Herb Payne of Maryland in the 70-cu.-in. division.
Tim Saylor of White Institute in Wabash, Ind. converted 40 of 52 field-goal attempts and totaled 90 points to lead his team to a 133-68 win over Divine Heart of Donaldson, Ind. The 6'8" senior, who is averaging 34 points a game, also contributed 19 rebounds.