Denise Tenney, a junior at Cleveland Hill High in Cheektowaga, N.Y., became the only girl ever to win a New York state gymnastic championship. She won the tumbling title with a 7.40 rating, defeating defending champion Darryl Clark of Elmira.
Debbie McCafferty, a versatile senior at Millville (N.J.) High, made first team all-conference in field hockey and basketball for two straight years and is the No. 1-ranked girls' singles tennis player in South Jersey, never having lost a match in two varsity seasons.
Ted Marcy, a senior at Hinsdale (Ill.) Central High, won the national AAU pummel horse title. Earlier he averaged a record 9.75 in the state high school finals to run his unbeaten streak to 34 matches and take his second straight side horse title.
John Lucas, a senior at Hillside High in Durham, N.C., averaged a state high of 34.9 points a game and was named to the All-State basketball team. He also has won the state high school tennis singles title twice and last summer was named to the Junior Davis Cup team.
May 14, 1972
Craig Brigham, a senior at South Eugene (Ore.) High, scored 7,523 points in the University of Oregon's Twilight Track Meet, total that broke his own three-week-old national high school record. His previous mark had erased a record set in 1953.
Sue Clark, the girls' tennis coach at Tucson High since 1957, has guided her team to 213 victories without a loss, with all but 17 matches won by a 7-0 score. Her teams have won 15 league and 11 state championships and totaled 1,407 points to their opponents' 64.