Bill Guazzo, captain of the Southern Connecticut State College cycling team, took the lead on the second lap of the Eastern Intercollegiate Cycling Association's 25-mile race in New Haven, Conn. and finished first in 1:07:12, defeating Dennis Noson of MIT by 0:01:51.
John Branner, halfback for the Middletown (Del.) High School football team, extended the Cavaliers' winning streak to 52 as he scored 22 TDs and six extra points in the first seven games of the season. His team piled up 293 points, while giving up only 12.
Barbara Socolofsky, a senior at Kansas State University who gained all-round cowgirl honors in the Great Plains Region with firsts in goat tying and barrel racing, was named the 1967 national girls intercollegiate champion at the NIRA final awards banquet.
Patrick Moore, a high school junior from Indianapolis, became a triple winner in his first national canoeing competition when he took the 500- and 5,000-meter events and the 500-meter junior varsity race in the scholastic singles championships in Sloatsburg, N.Y.
Jeff Russell, a student at Southeastern Louisiana State College, won the U.S. collegiate parachuting title in Tahlequah, Okla. as he placed first in the style event and amassed 2,918 out of 3,000 points. Southeastern finished second to Army for the team title.
Nick Marcelli, 52, of the Canton (Ohio) YMCA marathon team, logged a record 242 miles in pacing his team to a 6½-day national endurance mark in the 3,000-mile run from New York to San Francisco. The old record of 22 days was set by Boise, Idaho, in 1966.