Patti Brennan and her hunter pony, Zim's Sing Along, made equine history in New Jersey by winning every high-score performance award offered in the state in 1970. She also cantered away with the Showmanship High Score Award for the third time.
Dwight Cartwright, a 177-pound junior wrestler at Keshequa High School in Nunda, N.Y., completed a 22-1 season (20 straight wins by pins) tying a national scholastic mark set in 1968-69 by a heavyweight. Sixteen of his pins came in the first period.
Perla Hewes, a Fredonia (N.Y.) State College senior and mother of three, won the 1971 Women's National Intercollegiate Squash Racquets championship. Mrs. Hewes, a 30-year-old Filipina competing in her first tournament, lost only one game in five matches.
Willie C. Williams, 6'6", of Fayette County (Ga.) High, shot 73% from the floor and 88% from the line, scored 63 points and grabbed 29 rebounds in a 105-103 loss to Manchester. It took 10 overtimes to subdue Willie, in which he had all but one of Fayette's baskets.
March 29, 1971
Bryan Gross, an eighth-grader at New Lothrop (Mich.) Junior High, grabbed 52 rebounds in one game—a school record. He totaled 256 rebounds and 228 points in 10 games while shooting 52% from the floor. The 6' center had a high game of 37 points.
Debbie Andresne, 13, of Muscatine, Iowa, bowled a 288 game in her local Junior-Senior League. After three years she has the top series and game in her league, which includes girls 13 to 18. The near-perfect performance followed more realistic scores of 144 and 124.