Jerry McDermott, 12, a self-taught golfer from Newell, S. Dak. Who took the 1966 and 1967 State Junior titles in his divisions on sudden-death playoffs, won the South Dakota West River junior tournament on the third hole of a playoff with Scott Brandenberg, 17.
Paul Wagner, a sophomore business major at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Ark., swam the fastest 1,000-yard leg (12:01) on the Golden Eagles' nine-man 100-mile relay team in pacing the marathon swimmers to an unofficial mark of 39:45:26.
Chris Clark, 12, a sharpshooter from Encinitas, Calif., led the Otay ( Calif.) West Region champions to the 1967 Winchester Claybird title in West End, Grand Bahama Island, after being high gun for the first half of the tournament and hitting a final 385 of 400.
Diane Byington, a Rialto ( Calif.) Road-runner who won seven of nine cross-country races this season, took the�-mile cross-country event for girls 10-11 at an SPAAU meet near Los Angeles when she took the lead with 50 yards to go and finished in 4:14.
Bill McClard, a 190-pound defensive lineman for the Norman (Okla.) High School Tigers, kicked field goals of 50, 53 and 56 yards within a two-week period, then booted a 31-yarder to finish the season with 4 for 8. McClard also made 18 of 22 conversion tries.
Ken Pasternak, 16, a goalie for the Horace Mann soccer team in New York City who held opponents scoreless in 15 straight games over a two-year span and gave up only three goals overall, guided the Alexandermen to their second Ivy League title with a 9-1-0 record.