Krista, 12, struck out 17 batters in the Giants' 20-2 win over the Dodgers to break her brother Kevin's Atherton Little League record of 16 strikeouts in a six-inning game. Krista allowed only one hit while going 4 for 4 at the plate.
Isaacson, 41, won the 40-and-over singles title in the Illinois table-tennis championships, to give him state titles in every age group. Since 1949 he has won the 11-and-under, the 14-and-under, the 17-and-under, and the men's singles five times.
Finn, a freshman, led Penn State to its second consecutive Women's Lacrosse Association championship, in University Park, Pa. She scored 49 goals in 13 games this season, four in the Lady Lions' 8-5 title-game win over Massachusetts.
Johns, 19, set a record for the highest season average in the 83-year history of the American Bowling Congress. In 99 league games Johns averaged 240.09, surpassing the mark of 239.40. He also bowled five 300 games, a 299 and a 298.
May 27, 1979
MARBLE FALLS, TEXAS
Carolyn, 18, scored all of the points for Marble Falls High in the girls' state Class AA track meet, winning the long and triple jumps and the 200-meter and 100-yard dashes. Marble Falls was runner-up to North Lamar for the team title.
MOUNT VERNON, N.Y.
Opper, 20, a first baseman for Fordham, pitched 3‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àö¬® innings of shutout relief as the Rams rallied to beat Hofstra 20-17. A. 408 hitter who had never before pitched in college, Opper hit a three-run homer in the ninth the next day to beat Princeton 7-5.