Article 156 c.1963
Prep Sets Age Group Swim Mark
LAKEWOOD. O., April 22 -
Rick Skarbo, who set records in the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard individual medley for Detroit Western High last winter, established a national age group mark in the Lake Erie AAU championships yesterday at Lakewood, O. 
Skarbo, 17, swam the 200-yard backstroke in 2:05.4 in the preliminaries, coming back with 2:04.7 clocking in the finals.  The former record was 2:09.3. 
The former Western swimmer represented Patton Pool which had a quadruple winner in the two-day meet in Doug Webster as well as a triple winner in Pete Adams. 
Webster set a district record of 2:15.6 for the 200-yard butterfly in the 13-14 age group in addition to placing first in the 200-yard backstroke, 400-yard freestyle and 200-yard individual medley. 
Adams led in the 15-17 age class 200 and 400-yard freestyle and the men's 100-yard freestyle.  Skarbo also won the men's 100-yard backstroke.
Other Patton winners were Johanna Cooke, 13-14 girls' 100-yard breaststroke; Peggy Sherk, 10-year and under girls' 100-yard individual medley; Ron Boyd, 15-17 boys' 200-yard butterfly; and Mary Lou Shefsky, 11-12 girls' 100-yard butterfly.


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