Patton Girls Take Swimming Title
By R. G. Fleetmeyer
Last weekend coach Harry E. Hauck and his Patton swimmers
won the Michigan
A.A.U. team title for 16 and under girls. The meet was held at
High School in Detroit.
The Patton team, behind in total points going into the last
the meet with a final burst of power as Joan Makkonen, Sue Spilski,
Foster and Lee Davis brought home the last event-the 400 yard freestyle
relay. Going into the last leg of the relay, Patton was behind, but Lee
Davis, Patton's girl star and olympic prospect in 1964, picked up the
and gained some before she touched the finish.
Lee Davis not only saved the day for Patton by anchoring the
but she also took two other events; the 100 yard freestyle in 1:02.4
the 200 yard freestyle in 2:16.8. Not to be withheld in the freestyle
Patton's Joan Makkonen also won the 400 yard freestyle with a fine time
In total team standings, Patton was first with 73 points,
and Women's City Club second (tie) with 65 points each, and Ann Arbor
Club third with 63 points. Onter teams were the Flint Olympians with 25
and Battle Creek Swimming Club with 12 points.