Kim Michelle Pearson, 10, daughter of Angel Outfielder Albie Pearson, made the Junior All-America swim team by tying the National Junior Olympic record for the 50-meter breaststroke (41.7) and winning the 50-yard freestyle title at a meet in Lakewood, Calif.
Steve Monnig, 14, of Ferguson, Mo., set two intermediate records at the American Casting Association Tournament in Kansas City. His 233 in the skish all-accuracy and 146 in skish-accuracy baits events bettered the old marks by 11 and 2 points respectively.
Elizabeth Learson, 17, of Rye, N.Y., skippered her father's California-40 sloop, Thunderbird, against a fleet of 22 sail-auxiliaries crewed by sailors under 18, and became the first girl to win the Long Island Sound Junior Distance Sailing Championship.
Nick Perlozzo, a senior playing his first game of high school football, scored both TDs for La Salle High of Cumberland, Md. as his team beat Fort Hill High 14-7. It was the first victory for La Salle in 33 years of football competition between the two schools.
Pam Richmond, 14, of Mission, Kans., who has been playing tennis for three years, teamed with Gail Sherriff of Australia to win the women's doubles title at the Heart of America International tournament in Kansas City over Kathy Harter and Connie Cristler.
Kenneth Fila earned the American Legion Baseball Player of the Year award by pitching 21 scoreless innings for his Omaha (Neb.) Post No. 1 team in the Legion's World Series in Aberdeen, S. Dak. He posted 1-0 and 5-0 victories and threw three innings in relief.