LIU SHANG KU TAO
Liu, 80, defeated Dorothy Mullen, 69, of Lodi, Calif., 6-1, 6-2 to win the women's 65-and-over state singles tennis title. She has won 31 U.S. Tennis Association championships and is ranked No. 1 in the 75-and-over division.
Derek, 16, had two holes in one during the first round of the state junior boys golf tournament, in Omaha. He used a nine-iron on the 153-yard 11th hole for his first ace, and a pitching wedge on the 135-yard 16th hole for his second.
North-Abbott, 28, won six events and established four state swimming marks in the 25-29 age division at the Big Sky State Games. She set state records in the 200 individual medley, the 100 and 200 backstrokes and the 50 freestyle.
Gallo, 57, a retired civil engineer, rode from Miami to Portland, Maine, in five days, 19 hours and 57 minutes, to set a new cycling endurance record for the 1,698-mile distance. He broke the previous record—set in 1983—by 5:58.
Gretchen, 17, set a national 19-and-under women's record for the 3,000-meter race-walk at the U.S. Junior Olympic track and field meet. Her time, which was also a meet record, broke the previous mark—set in 1985—by 10.39 seconds.
Clay, 13, a lefthanded pitcher for the Longhorns of the Taft Little League, threw three consecutive no-hit games and finished the season with a 6-0 record. He had 72 strikeouts in 27 innings pitched and a .726 batting average.