A. B. B. (Joan) Harrison, a 72-year-old golfer from Clearwater, Fla., shot her age on the par-70 Hound Ears Lodge and Club near Blowing Rock, N.C. Mrs. Harrison has twice won the women's title of the International Senior Champions Tournament.
Pete Grandes, a junior at Towson High, had four consecutive three-goal games in leading the Generals to the Maryland and Baltimore County Class AA-A soccer championships. Grandes, an inside striker, accounted for seven goals in the state playoffs.
Patty Cornish, 14, of Frederick, Md., turned in a record time of 9:19 over a 1½-mile course at University Park, Pa., to become the youngest winner of the Girls U.S. Track and Field Federation cross-country meet. She lowered the old record by 19 seconds.
Ken Schrom, a senior quarterback for Grangeville (Idaho) High, threw 25 touchdown passes this season to lead his school to the undisputed championship of the Central Idaho League for the first time since 1956. The Bulldogs won all seven league games.
December 18, 1972
Gary Washington of the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind scored 35 touchdowns this year to increase his final career total to 83 in eight-man football competition. The 6'3", 200-pound halfback averaged 40.9 yards on 22 punts this season.
Jeff Little, a senior at Sequoia High in Redwood City, Calif., made 18 goals in a three-game week to capture the water polo scoring championship in the South Peninsula Athletic League. Little accounted for 61 goals in 15 league games and hit 46% of his shots.