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Bobby Harrison, a lefthander for Kempsville High (Virginia Beach, Va.), shut out seven of the 10 teams he started against and gave up only one earned run while compiling an 11-0 mark. Bobby also hit seven homers, had 27 runs batted in and a .341 batting average.

Maureen Maher, 8, of Ottawa, Kans., was second in the open women's mile with a creditable 7:13.1 during the Ottawa University Invitational Track Meet. On the same day Maureen finished fourth in the 880 in 3:19.0, while her mother Kay won in 2:35.0.

Dave Geatz, a senior at Red River High in Grand Forks, N. Dak., capped a glittering scholastic tennis career with his second state singles crown in Bismarck. Dave's prep record was 104-3, the three losses coming as a freshman. He won 90 in a row after that.

Allena Roberts, 32, a Library of Congress keypunch operator supervisor, set a women's duckpin bowling world record with a 529 three-game series. She also had a 136-per-game average during 105 league contests and is the first woman to post three series over 500.

Fred Hubbard, a Chester (Pa.) High sophomore, broke the oldest state scholastic record when he ran the 880 in 1:52.1, breaking the mark of 1:52.5 set in 1912 by Ted Meredith. In his first year of competition, Fred has also turned in a 4:14.8 mile.

Chris Rassel, 17, of Lansing, Ill., broke the girls' national high school record for the 110-yard hurdles with a 14.3 in the state high school meet in Charleston. Chris, a junior at Thornton Fractional South High, also set a state mark of 10.7 in the 80-yard hurdles.