Rule Ohio Meet
SPECIAL TO THE DETROIT NEWS
HIRAM, Ohio, Jan. 10. - Members of Detroit's Patton Pool Tiger Sharks
cleaned up in an AAU age group and open swimming meet yesterday in the
Hiram College pool.
The youngsters bettered two national and 17 Michigan records as they
competed against swim- mers from three other states.
Bill Beiser's 1:11.1 in the 100-meter breaststroke set a national mark
as well as a Mich- igan men's open record. The other U.S. record
went to the 13-14 boys age group, 400-meter medley relay team, made up
of Beiser, Greg Penn, Gary Gottschling and John Sherk. They covered
the distance in 4:35.7. The Patton records:
Girls: (11-12) Irene Silva - 100 meter butterfly, 1:21.9;
(13-14) Barb Church - 100 meter backstroke, 1:17.9 (Mich. women's open
record); (15-17) Mary Lou Shefsky - 100 meter backstroke, 1:21.0; Joann
Scarborough - 200 meter freestyle, 2:29.1; Joanne Scarborough - 400 meter
I.M., 5:47.3 (Mich. women's open record).
Boys: (13-14) Gary Gottschling - 100 meter backstroke,
1:07.4 (Mich. mens open record); Gary Gottschling - 400 meter I.M. 5:26.2
(Mich. men's open record); Bill Beiser - 100 meter breaststroke, 1:11.1
(Mich. men's pen record and national record); (15-17) Ralph Richards -
400 meter I.M., 5:57.4.
Relays: Girls: 400 meter Medley Relay 5:51.4 (11-12 age
group): Boys: 400 meter Medley Relay 4:35.7 (13-14 age group) (Mich. men's
open record and national record).