Judi Garman, coach at Golden West College in Huntington Beach, Calif., led the Rustlers to the AIAW national junior/community college softball championship. They finished the season 36-1. In five seasons Garman's teams have won 101 of 119 games.
Mike Smoot, 18, of Washington, Va., a righthander, managed to fan all 21 batters he faced in Rappahannock County High's 4-0 win over Page County High. Mike struck out 141 in 74 innings and had a 0.95 ERA. He also hit .536 with seven home runs.
Cyril Wyatt, 16, a junior at Oak Ridge High in Orlando, Fla., upset Houston McTear in the 220 at the Miami Sunshine Meet. Cyril was clocked at 21.3 as he became the first high school runner to beat McTear in an official race. Cyril has run the 100 meters in 10.3
Beth Young, of Long Lake, Minn., won eight of her nine races in the girls' 10-and-under division at the Minnesota AAU swimming championships. Beth broke state records in five events (four of them her own). She also broke the 50-yard butterfly but came in second.
June 20, 1976
Brett Argirakis, 11, of Monessen, Pa., hit two grand slam home runs in a six-inning Bronco League game. Brett, a catcher, also hit a double and had nine RBIs, setting a league record. He is currently batting .473 and has led his team to a 13-1 record.
Heidi Hertz, 20, a University of Florida sophomore, won the pentathlon at the AIAW track and field championships with 3,805 points. Hertz long-jumped 18'11½", high-jumped 5'3½", ran the 100 hurdles in 15.2 and the 200 in 26.16 and put the shot 34'9½".