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Tom Welsh, football cornerback at the U. of Pennsylvania, scored his eighth hole in one on the 185-yard 8th hole at the Bald Peak Colony Club in Melvin Village, N.H. He carded his first ace at 13, on the 133-yard 13th at the Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa.

Richmond (Boo) Morcom, 50, a two-time AAU pole-vault champ, took six firsts at the Senior Invitational Track. Meet in Los Angeles. Four were individual world age bests: in the pole vault (10') long jump (19'5½"), triple jump (37'½"), 400-meter run (58.4).

Kalman Halasi, 27, of Boulder, Colo., set a course record for the Mt. Evans Hill Climb, the highest bicycle race in North America, covering the 28-mile, 6,700-foot ascent to the top of the 14,256-foot mountain in 2:14.35, for his second straight Mt. Evans win.

Mark (far left) and Dave Guy, brothers from Rapid City, S. Dak., both excelled as wrestlers, placing first in their respective weight classes at the 1971 National AAU Jr. Olympic championships in Miles City, Mont. Mark, 11, compiled a 28-3-1 two-year record with 15 pins in the 85-90 pound class, was champion at the Meadowbrook School and placed first in AAU district, region and state meets. Dave, 12, had a 19-0 record with 12 pins in the 90-95 pound class and played on the West Junior High basketball team.

Mike Goodwin, 13, of Evansville, Ind., ended his Little League season with a 13-1 record, pitching six no-hitters and seven one-hitters. He struck out 143 of 190 batters, yielded nine hits and four runs (two unearned) and walked eight batters in 69 innings.