FORT SMITH, ARK.
Stephanie, a 1982 graduate of Southside High, paced the Confederettes track and field team to two consecutive state girls' AAAA titles by winning all 23 of the 100-yard and 100-meter races she entered in 1981 and 1982.
Lemaniak, 60, a clerk at the Reserve Supply Co. for 31 years, led that firm's slow-pitch softball team to the second round of the Class C state tournament by achieving a 20-3 record as a pitcher and getting 22 hits in 43 at bats for a .511 average.
Walker, a senior at Hofstra University, defeated Sandy Gyorgi of DePauw University 6-4, 6-0 in the finals of the AIAW Division III women's tennis championships in Madison, Wis. It was her 21st victory in a like number of matches in 1982.
All three Neal brothers scored touchdowns in Yorktown High's 50-13 season-opening defeat of Winchester High. Jay, a 195-pound senior tailback, scored on runs of 7, 4, 11 and 43 yards and finished with 180 yards rushing for the game. John, a 180-pound senior wide receiver but not Jay's twin, caught a 32-yard TD pass. Jesse, a 140-pound sophomore defensive back, intercepted a third-quarter pass and ran it back 25 yards for a touchdown. In the ensuing four weeks, in victories over Eastbrook (33-0), Alexandria (20-13), Mount Vernon (14-0) and Delta (12-11) highs, Jay, who led Delaware County in rushing last year, ran for 844 yards and 15 TDs, while John had six receptions and another touchdown.