Brother Alan Zodda, a history teacher from Brooklyn, N.Y., coached the St. Francis Prep handball team to its sixth consecutive New York City championship. Under his direction the team has been undefeated in six years of league play, with an 86-0 record.
Susan Habernigg, 10, of Portland, Ore., set five national age group swimming records over an eight-day period, in the 50- and 100-meter butterfly (32.5 and 1:11.8), the 50- and 100-yard butterfly (28.9 and 1:04.2) and the 200-yard individual medley (2:24.7).
Gary Clish, 21, of Eastlake, Ohio, rolled a 1,570, the second-highest six-game series on record for league play, with games of 247, 258, 279, 266, 254 and 266 in the Shore Bowl Summer Singles Classic in Euclid. A 222 bowler, Clish has had a 768 three-game series.
Scott Carreathers, 11, lowered the national record in his age group for the 440-yard dash with a 58.8 clocking at the Junior Olympics AAU Regional in Denver. Scott, who competes for the Albuquerque PAL, has been running for only a year.
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Tory Anne Sullivan, 12, of Short Hills, N.J., batted .500 for the Millburn Little League All-Star team in four playoff games. A .290 hitter, Tory played outfield or first base in all 20 games for her team, the Hawks, which finished second for the season in its division.
John Harris, 21, of Roseau, Minn., won the Big Ten individual and the Minnesota State Amateur golf titles. Harris also was starting center for the University of Minnesota NCAA championship hockey team, scoring 11 goals and 23 assists for the Gophers.