Article 106 c.1962
Swim Mark Set
by Pershing Boy
From the Associated Press

Detroit public schools re-entered state high school swimming competition with a big splash last night as Pete Adams, of Pershing, broke the state record for the 400-yard freestyle by 6.7 seconds at Ann Arbor. 
The 15-year-old sophomore won the first event in the Class A championships in 4:04.6 and finished a half-pool length ahead of another Detroiter, Monty Blashill of Denby, who was second. 
The old record was 4:11.3 set last year by John Donaldson of Pontiac Central. The event was a virtual sweep for metro-politan Detroit entries.  Finishing behind Adams and Blashill were John Lindahl of Trenton; Don Hagel of Royal Oak Kimball; Time Cash, of Kimball and Rudy Nichols, Flint Northern.

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