Sanchez, a junior at Anahuac University and the Mexican amateur squash racquets champion since 1975, defeated Tom Page 15-12, 15-7, 15-12 to win the U.S. title in Portland, Ore. The following week he won the Canadian crown in Vancouver,
Klecker, 28, and Lehmann, 22, won the men's and women's divisions at the three-day Yukon World Snowshoe Championship race in Wisconsin. A schoolteacher and the holder of the Minnesota record for the marathon (2:18:42), Klecker completed the 83-mile course between Superior and Rice Lake in 11:27:31, 17:21 faster than the mark set last year. Lehmann, a schoolteacher and tavern owner, finished in 21:05:04 to break by 3:19:06 the women's record set in 1978.
Rodney, a 17-year-old senior at Bartram High, broke his own national schoolboy record for the 60-yard hurdles at the Wolfpack Invitational in Raleigh, N.C. His time of 7.10 was .07 of a second faster than the mark he set earlier this year.
March 19, 1979
John, a freshman at Clayton High who began fencing only three years ago, defeated 18 of 20 opponents to win the under-16 sabre title at the Amateur Fencers League of America National Junior Olympic Championships in Cambridge, Mass.
PORT ANGELES, WASH.
Morrison, 21 and a former national junior badminton champion, beat Monica Ortez 3-11, 11-2, 11-8 in Washington, D.C. to win her second consecutive AIAW championship and lead Arizona State to its fourth team title in five years.