Marcia Lynn Hayes, 14, of Ludlow Falls, Ohio, scored 100 points with two bull's-eyes to win the prone position trophy at the Daisy/U.S. Jaycees International B.B. Gun Matches in Merritt Island, Fla. Only one other shooter scored 100 in the tournament.
Derrick Koger, 12, a pitcher-shortstop for the Kissimmee (Fla.) Little League, led his team to a 19-1 record and a second straight city championship as he topped his division in hitting (.550) and home runs (10). He also pitched five consecutive no-hitters.
Alton Torregano Jr., of Slidell, La., catcher for the University of Southwestern Louisiana team, led the Gulf States Conference in hitting (.361), RBIs (32) and tied for most home runs (nine) to become the first player in GSC history to win the Triple Crown.
Loren Johnson, 5, of Union City, Pa., broke a world age-group record for the 1,320-yard run with a 6:36.9, shattering the old mark of 8:25. He also was awarded a trophy for the best overall performance in the age-group meet at the Union City Area High School.
July 18, 1971
Brooke Roulette, 12, of Coopersburg, Pa., won his sixth straight Middle Atlantic Junior Olympic one-meter diving title in the past three years, beating the runner-up by 15 points. He also finished first in the New York State one-meter championship.
Susan Beyer, a sophomore at Bucks County (Pa.) Community College, pitched a perfect game in her first time out and co-captained the girls' Softball team to an undefeated season. She also was the outstanding player on the school's unbeaten field hockey team.