Article 067 c.1966
Patton Boys Set 
National Swim Mark

Patton Tiger Sharks were notified this week that three of their recent relay times were the fastest in this country in the 13-14 year old age group swimming races for boys. 
This distinction was won by Gary Gottschling, Jim Teunas, John Sherk, Greg Penn and Bill Beiser. 
The first four swam a 400-yard medley relay in 4:05 and a 400-yard freestyle relay in 3:35.4 for new national marks in their age division.
Beiser later replaced Teunas for the breaststroke leg in a 400-meter medley relay for the third record with a time fo 4:35.4.
The first quartet won the 200 meter freestyle relay in 1:51.8 in the invitational age-group meet held in Hiram College's 25-meter tank in Hiram, Ohio, last weekend. 
In the individual events, Sherk won the 100-meter freestyle in 1:00.6 and Penn the 200-meter individual medley in 2:33.5. Tom Bates won the 100-meter breastroke in 1:12.9 in the 15-17 age class and Doug Messer gave the Tiger Sharks another first by taking the 100-meter butterfly in the same age bracket by winning in 1:05.9. 
The Tiger Sharks' Joanne Scarborough was a double winner finishing first in the 100-meter butterfly in 1:16.6 and the 200-meter individual medley in 2:39.5 in the 15-17 year class.
Barbara Church took the 100-meter backstroke in 1:17.8 for another Tiger Shark score.

Clips Index * Home Page