Paul Jordan, a senior at Sycamore High, led the Cincinnati area in scoring for the second straight year by making 26 touchdowns and 19 extra points for 175 points in 10 games. In his four years he has scored 522 points while opposing teams have totaled 253.
Lou Gallo, coach of the Rye (N.Y.) High soccer team, recorded an unbeaten season in 20 games by winning regional, district and league championships. The Garnets scored 101 goals while holding the opposition to 12. In four years Gallo has a 67-2-3 record.
Billy Kemp, 8, of Petaluma, Calif., set a world age-group record with a 25'2" effort in the triple jump in an All-Comers meet at Sonoma State College in California. He has a 12'6" performance in the long jump and has run the 50-yard dash in 7.3 seconds.
Jorge Rodriguez and Jose Maria Trillas, two 15-year-old golfers, shot back-to-back holes in one on the par 3, 116-yard ninth hole at La Hacienda Club in Mexico City. Trillas teed off first and, using an eight-iron, drove a two-hop shot into the cup. Rodriguez selected a five-iron for his attempt and also sank his ball on two bounces. Trillas and Rodriguez were playing partners on the round, and Trillas carded a 94 for 18 holes and Rodriguez added a 92. Both golfers have been playing for three years and have handicaps of 18.
January 8, 1973
Brandy Birtcher, 18, of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., in one day caught four broadbill swordfish totaling 904 pounds. The most ever landed by anyone before in a single day were two broadbills. He was aboard his father's boat, Legend, off Baja, California.