Tom Reynolds, a 6'1" senior guard for the Mainland Regional High basketball team in Linwood, N.J., set a state record by sinking 30 consecutive free throws. His percentage for the season is .800, and he also leads his team in scoring, assists and rebounds.
Lois Jankoviak, a senior at LaPorte (Ind.) High, became the first diver in her school's history to win a sectional title in the state boys' swimming meet, capturing the one-meter event with 341.53 points. Lois earlier won the six-team LaPorte Invitational.
Steve Winings of Bucknell became the first swimmer to win the same event four straight years at the Middle Atlantic Conference championships when he took the 50-yard freestyle as the Bisons retained their title. In dual meet competition, he has won 33 of 39.
Arnold Cogswell Jr., senior squash captain at Brooks School in North Andover, Mass., won the season's Class A singles tournament after a two-year match record of 33-0 in dual meets. Cogswell also won the Francis G. Jackson tournament without losing a game.
March 31, 1974
Bobby Bruton, a junior at Tom Bean (Texas) High, averaged 36 points per game in leading her basketball team to the district championship for two years in a row. The 5'7" forward scored more than 50 points in two games this year for the 17-5 Tomcats.
Vern Roberts Jr., a sophomore at Lake Forest (Ill.) College, led his team to the National Collegiate Handball title, dethroning champion Bill Peeples of Montana. Roberts has traveled the handball circuit with his father, onetime Ohio state champ, since he was five.