|Patton Team Sets MedleyRelayMark
A Patton pool quartet of Rick Skarbo, Dennis Manrique, Ray
and Pete Adams set a national 200-yard medley relay record of 1:47.7
boys in the 15-17 age bracket Saturday night in the swimming meet at
Womens' City Club pool.
The old record of 1:48.4 was held by the North Virginia
Patton, part of the Department of Parks and Recreation squad
by Joan Kintzing and Harry Hauck, won team honors with 93 points.
Turners was next with 70 and the City Club third with 56.
Lee Davis, Patton's versatile 12-year old, was a triple
winner in her
age group with first in the butterfly, freestyle and backstroke at 50
with times of 31.1 in the butterfly, 28.5 in the freestyle and 33.8 in
Peggi Wirth, of Turners, also was a triple winner in the
taking the 100 freestyle in 1:01, the 100-yard butterfly in 1:08 and
200-yard individual medley in 2:34.
Lynn Makkonen, of Patton, was the best in the 250-yard
girls in the 15-17 age division with a 3:03 time while her sister, Joan
swam off with the 200-yard freestyle in 2:24 in the 13-14 age class.