HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y.
This is an article from the Sept. 3, 1979 issue
Boccia and DiSalvo, first-round losers in last year's Sambuca Romana Bocci Tournament, prevailed over a field of some 125 teams that included eight mayors, three state legislators and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives to win the 1979 title at the Thompson Street park in Manhattan's Soho district. In the finals, Boccia, a 34-year-old businessman, and DiSalvo, a 46-year-old engineering associate, defeated Louis Averaimo of Brooklyn and Victor Marullo of Ozone Park, N.Y., 15-11.
WATERTOWN, S. DAK.
Larson, who will be a freshman at LSU this fall, defeated Gretchen Idema to win her second straight state women's amateur golf title. She also has won four consecutive state junior and three straight Class A high school crowns.
SOOKE, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Hartill, who refuses to give his age, took three of five events—one- and two-man bucking and the springboard chop—to win the all-round title in the World Lumberjack Championships for the sixth straight year, at Hayward, Wis.
JENSEN BEACH, FLA.
Kathy, 12, defeated Ginny Purdy 6-4, 6-1 to win the national girls' 12-and-under tennis title and became the first girl in her age division to sweep all four U.S. crowns. Earlier, she had won the clay court, indoor and hard court titles.
Darren, a 12-year-old eighth-grader, completed his 15-game Little League season with a .717 batting average, 19 home runs, including seven grand slams, and 25 stolen bases. He also pitched six no-hitters and struck out more than 200 batters.