Patton Team Sets
Medley Relay Mark
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 Michigan AAU
meet at the Women's 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 firsts in the butterfly, freestyle and backstroke at 50
yards with times of 31.1 in the butterfly, 28.5 in the freestyle and
in the backstroke.
Peggi Wirth, of Turners, also was a triple winner in the
taking the 500 in 6:01, the 100-yard butterfly in 1:08 and the 200-yard
medley in 2:34.
In other events, Cynthia Goyette, of Turners, was the
winner in 3:27 while Mikie Shelton, of City Club, led the 100 yard
in 1:11.1. Lynn Makkonen and her sister Joan, both of Patton, were the
winners in the 250 and 200-yard freestyle races in 3:03 and 2:24,