Cynthia Hayden, a senior at Scituate (Mass.) High, where she was center-forward on the field-hockey team, scored 25 goals to break a school record set in 1959. Also, she is No. 1 on the tennis team and is undefeated in 45 straight interscholastic league matches.
Paul Souza, an eighth-grader at Capt. Nathan Hale School in Coventry, Conn., scored 40 goals, including five in one game, and had 15 assists as he led his 21-1 team to the Northeastern Soccer League and Connecticut State Junior Soccer championships.
Ray Burse, a Rhodes scholar from Hopkinsville, Ky. and first American black to compete in an Oxford vs. Cambridge rugby match, played wing for Oxford in a 16-15 loss. The all-round athlete, a Centre College grad, lettered in basketball and ran the 100 in 9.6.
Patricia Barton, of Chester, W. Va., was the leading jockey at Waterford Park's final meeting of 1974, winning 54 races. Her career total currently stands at 642 wins. She has also had 668 seconds and 671 thirds on 5,110 mounts over a five-year period.
Socorro Rodriguez, an eighth-grader at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School in San Ysidro, Calif. and an outstanding volleyball server and setter, has led her team to an 80-3 record and the San Diego Parochial League championship the past four years.
Lewis Blaze, a Louisville accountant, just missed becoming the 10th person ever to bowl two consecutive perfect games. Competing in the Indian Trail Singles Classic, Blaze reeled off 23 strikes, then left a seven pin standing for a 299 in the second game.