Katherine Holman, 9, of Houston, won the 10-and-under Southern AAU trampoline championships in Lafayette, La. Katherine, a third-grader at Meadowood Elementary School, received scores of 9.15 on compulsory and 9.20 on optional routines.
Al St. Amour, a senior at Frankfurt (Germany) American High, took his second consecutive wrestling championship in the 145-pound class for U.S. Dependent Schools in the European Area. In two years of competition Al compiled a 34-0 record.
Dick Schmertzler, a senior at Western Maryland College, nailed down his fourth straight Mason-Dixon wrestling title, competing this year in the 190-pound class and pinning two opponents in less than two minutes. His dual meet record is 53-1 in four seasons.
Ed Spencer, a senior at The Gunnery in Washington, Conn., scored 35 goals and 25 assists for 60 points in 18 hockey games this season. Spencer had six hat tricks, including six goals and five assists in one game, setting a Connatonic League record.
April 9, 1973
William (Sugar) Cain, retiring basketball coach at Baltimore's Dunbar High, was named Coach of the Year for the second straight season by Baltimore newspapers. In 17 years Cain's teams had compiled a 234-50 record and seven conference titles.
Jordan Kleber of Detroit holds five Michigan AAU age-group (9-10) records and a national ranking from Swimming World. Jordan swam the 50-meter backstroke in 36.21. He also owns the 50-, 100- and 200-meter and 200-yard freestyle marks.