Maurice, a 126-pound senior wrestler at Basic High, had a 39-0 record, pinned 31 opponents and won his fourth state wrestling championship to lead the Wolves to the Class AAA team title. In four seasons he went 148-11 with 90 pins.
Bowermaster, 66, won four medals in the 65-to-69 women's division at the World Veteran Athletes Games in San Juan, P.R. She won the long jump (10'6"), was second in the shotput (25') and 100 meters (16.31) and third in the 200 (35.79).
FRENCH SETTLEMENT, LA.
Lawrence, 17, a second baseman for French Settlement High, made an unassisted triple play in a 7-0 win over Carrollton Presbyterian. With men on first and second, he caught a liner, tagged the runner from first, then touched second.
Steenrod, 34, a practical nurse, set three women's world powerlifting marks en route to winning the 123-pound title at the women's nationals in Austin, Texas. She squatted 420 pounds, dead-lifted 424, and had a total of 1,064.
April 16, 1984
Martinez, 26, a 288-pound rent-a-car courtesy driver, led The Sports Palace weightlifting team to its third straight national title. He won the super heavyweight division with a snatch of 396¾ pounds and a clean and jerk of 485.
ALLEN PARK, MICH.
Mark, a 6'1" junior guard for Inter-City Baptist High, had 23 assists—a state record and one shy of the national high school mark—during the Chargers' 80-74 defeat of Temple Christian. He averaged 18.5 points and 10.6 assists this season.