Chris, a senior tailback, rushed for 1,032 yards and 14 touchdowns on 119 carries in four playoff games, to lead St. Edward High to second place in the Division I state tournament. He had 303 yards and 5 TDs in one half against Midpark.
Ainsworth, a junior QB at New Mexico Highlands University, completed 214 of 462 passes for 3,038 yards to become the NAIA Division I passing and total offense champion. He holds 16 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference records.
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Scott, 8, scored all six goals in a 6-0 victory over the Scavengers to lead the Thundercubs to first place in the under-8 league of the North Central Soccer Club. Scott tallied 34 of the team's 49 goals during the Cubs' 7-1 season.
Direne, a senior forward at Blackville-Hilda High, had 40 points in an 84-46 win over Denmark-Olar to set a state girls' basketball career scoring record of 2,356 points. The old record was 2,344 points, set in 1980-83 by Katrina McClain of Charleston.
February 2, 1987
Cens-McDowell, 40, won the women's 40-44 age-group titles at the USTS national triathlon and the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon, and the overall women's title at the Johnstown marathon—all in a three-week period.
Allison, 13, a ninth-grader at J.A. Turner Secondary School, placed second by just .06 second to world record holder Silke Horner of East Germany, when she swam the 200 breaststroke in 2:06.9, at the Esso International swim meet in Toronto.