Mickey McGlade, a senior at Gloucester Catholic High in New Jersey, scored 20 points to top the 1,000 mark in her career as the Ramettes defeated Eastern High 57-18. Mickey has scored 260 points in 14 basketball games so far this season.
Pat Boutette, a junior at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, scored three goals within a 2:37 span as the Bulldog hockey team overcame a 6-2 deficit and beat Michigan Tech in overtime 7-6. Boutette has scored 14 goals and has 31 assists in 22 games this season.
Barbara Bacon, a 15-year-old sophomore at Ames High, set two national Division of Girls' and Women's Sports swimming records. In the Iowa state finals, she swam the 200-yard individual medley in 2:23.81 and won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:03.21.
Kevin Strain, 5, of Juneau, Alaska, ran a mile in 7:51.1 and the marathon (26 miles, 385 yards) in 6:56:39, the latter a world age-group record for the distance. He holds 30 such records for his age and is seeking to break all the world marks for 6-year-olds.
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Jim Bushkofsky, a 6'6" forward-center at Upper Iowa College in Fayette, scored 62 points against Missouri Valley to break his school's single-game scoring high and set a state record. He hit on 26 of 31 field-goal attempts and all but one of 11 free throws.
Brian MacKenzie, a senior at Clarkson College of Technology in New York, scored four goals in his first hockey game and five in his second. MacKenzie's total of nine goals is just four fewer than he managed to score last year in 30 games for the Golden Knights.