STUDIO CITY, CALIF.
Cindy, 18, won the U.S. Long Distance Swimming Championship at the 14th Annual Seal Beach Rough Water Swim, covering the 10-mile ocean course in 2:58:17 to break the 1977 record of 2:59:03 set by her coach, Penny Dean.
Hills, 70, a retired research chemist, set three age-group world records at the National Masters Decathlon Championships in Gresham, Ore.: he won the long jump (14' 10¼"), 110-meter hurdles (21.2) and overall decathlon (2,513 points).
Carmen, a May graduate of Lexington High, and Ameka, a senior this fall, led the school's girls' track team to its second consecutive state title in Jefferson City by combining for 61 points. For the second year in a row, Carmen won the 100-meter dash (12.18), the 100 and 200 hurdles (14.95 and 28.94) and anchored the winning 400 relay team (50.88). Ameka took third in the 100, won the 200-meter dash (25.49) and the long jump (18'2") and ran the third leg of the 400 relay.
Savage, 22, led Guilford College to its second consecutive Tri-State Lacrosse League championship. Against Lynchburg, he scored a school-record nine goals; this year he was second in the nation with 52 goals to bring his three-year total to 147.
Mark, a recently graduated catcher for Brookfield High, hit two grand slams—one from each side of the plate—in one inning to tie a national high school record and lead the Warriors to a 21-6 victory over Hickory High of Hermitage, Pa.