Lynette, 17, sank a 12-foot jump shot with four seconds remaining to lead Wichita North past previously unbeaten Hutchinson 54-53 in the finals of the state 5-A basketball tournament. She scored a record 113 points in the three-game event.
Potter, 69, is retiring after 27 years as coach of the U.S. Naval Academy's squash team. His squads have a 267-62 record, and have won three intercollegiate titles and a share of two others. Potter has coached 20 All-Americas.
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A 6'1" guard, Mitchell broke Bill Walton's San Diego County scoring record of 29.9 points per game, averaging 31.9 as he paced Madison to a 19-9 season. He also set a county single-game scoring mark of 61 points against San Diego High.
A freshman at Middlebury (Vt.) College, Elizabeth won the 7.5-kilometer cross-country race of the AIAW ski championships at Stowe. She also skied anchor leg on the squad that took first place in the 20 kms. team competition.
April 4, 1977
A senior at Basic High, Anthony is the first wrestler in Nevada ever to win four consecutive state championships—and he did it in four different weight classes: 112, 127, 154 and 165. He has lost only one match in the past three years.
A sophomore center at Cornell, Nethery accumulated a school-record 78 points (32 goals, 46 assists) and made five hat tricks as he led the Big Red hockey team to a 20-8-1 season. He was named the team's most valuable player.