Article 012 c.1964

HAPPY SWIMMER-An upset winner in the 400-yard individual medley, Joanne Scarborough, a 15-year-old Cooley High student who swims for Patton Aquatic Boosters, hit her career high yesterday. She outswam Louise Kennedy, a member of the Canadian Olympic team, by 10 feet in 5:12.1, a new Michigan AAU record in the 15-17-year old class. The victory came on the final day of the Holiday swimming meet at Patton Pool.
Cooley High Swimmer Beats Olympian

Joanne Scarborough, 15-year-old Cooley High student, had her greatest day in swimming yesterday when she outstroked Louise Kennedy, of London, Ontario, a member of the Canadian Olympic team, in the 400-yard individual medley. 
The race was one of the most exciting on the concluding day of the Holiday meet at the Patton Pool in which 15 state records were broken. Altogether 29 marks were lowered in the 60 events during the two-day carnival. 
In besting the Canadian entry, who represents the London YWCA, Joanne took a two-yard lead on the breastroke leg of this testing four-stroke race. "I was afraid Louise would catch me in the freestyle (the last leg) because I have never been able to beat her before," said Joanne, who swims for the Patton Aquatic Boosters. 
At the finish Joanne was 10 feet in front. Her time of 5:12.1 was a new Michigan AAU record in the 15-17 age class. Joanne also upset Johanna Cooke, of the Golden Lions Swim Club, in the 200-yard breastroke in 2:38.6. Sunday Joanne won the 500-yard freestyle and swam two of Patton's winning relays. 
High point winner of the meet was Doug Webster, 16, of Patton. He took six firsts and broke four records in the two-day meet and swam on two winning relays. Yesterday he won the 400 medley in 4:35.9 for a new mark, came within a tenth of Rick Skarbo's 2:06.2 in the 200 backstroke and touched out Mike O'Connor, of Osborn Swim Club, in the 100 butterfly in 57 seconds.

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