Baron Flenory, a 5'10" ninth grader at New Kensington (Pa.) Junior High, set a school single-game record when he scored 81 points in his team's 124-52 win over Deer Lakes. As a starter for New Kensington for three years he has averaged 50.2 points per game.
Jim Stahl, a junior at Ithaca (N.Y.) College, broke his school's career scoring record with 361 points. He has won 17 straight 200-meter individual medleys and is his team's best in the breaststroke and backstroke. In 86 starts Stahl has 58 firsts and 22 seconds.
Lisa St. John, 18, of Fall River Mills, Calif., began her third around-the-world trip to water skiing competitions. A four-time national age-group water skiing champion, St. John is also the current Masters slalom champion and defending title-holder in South Africa.
Mark Johanson, a 15-year-old freshman at Belzer Junior High in Indianapolis, won the 177-pound division in the 16-team Marion County freshman wrestling meet, pinning all four of his opponents. His final win capped a two-year, 31-match unbeaten streak.
March 12, 1973
Sandy Beach of the Albuquerque Track Club won the national AAU cross-country title for girls 9 and under in Long Beach, Calif. Running against 128 others, she finished the mile course in 5:42.8. Since she began competing, she has won five of six such races.
Steve Bunnell, 16, of Harrison, Ohio, rolled a 300 game along with a 181 and 230 for a 711 series in a Cincinnati junior traveling league. Bunnell, who averages 189, had bowled a 300 game in practice, but had never topped 257 in league competition.