A pitcher and first baseman for Millry High, Roscoe, 17, had an 18-2 record for a 23-3 team, including a no-hitter and 150 strikeouts in 100 innings. His ERA was 0.24. Moreover, he led the team in hitting, with a .395 average.
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.
Chris, 17, a senior at Port Washington High, set a high school girls' record for the one-mile walk with a 7:10.8, the second-fastest in the world for women. She also broke the U.S. high school record for 5,000 meters with a 26:16.8.
Not many athletes can say they broke one of Lou Gehrig's records, but Wilhite, a Columbia University senior outfielder, can. His school-record eight home runs in a single season surpassed Gehrig's 55-year-old record of seven.
A freshman at Sweet Briar (Va.) College, Planck took top honors in the National Invitational Collegiate Riding Championship. She also won four classes in a meet sponsored by the Virginia Federation of Intercollegiate Sports for Women.
June 11, 1978
David, a senior at Shippensburg High, won his second consecutive Pennsylvania high school tennis singles championship. He has had 28 victories and only one defeat in his three-year career, and also won two straight district titles.
Cathy, 14, won the Junior Master Angler class at the Metropolitan South Florida Fishing Tournament. She caught a 162-pound, eight-ounce shark in the six-pound-test-line category and a 29-pound, four-ounce kingfish in the plug-casting category.