Gastonguay, who will be a senior at Bates College, won his third consecutive state men's open tennis singles championship with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Mike Auger, in Falmouth. He is ranked No. 15 among New England players.
Jason, who attends Hillsdale Elementary, became the first 10-year-old in the U.S. to break one minute in the 400 meters when he ran a 59.2 at a Junior Olympics meet in Gainesville, Fla. He also won the 100 (13.4) and 200 (26.8).
Jordan, 12, playing in the Joe Schwartz Little League, had a string of 24 consecutive hits during a six-game stretch. He finished the season with a .794 batting average, nine home runs, 61 RBIs and a 6-0 record as a pitcher.
Henry, 71, a lawyer, became the oldest climber to reach the 20,320-foot summit of Mount McKinley. Accompanied by a guide and another mountaineer, Henry made the the ascent in eight days from Kahiltna Glacier at 7,200 feet.
August 21, 1988
MOUNT VERNON, WASH.
Brenda, a recent graduate of the Washington State School for the Deaf, threw the javelin 167'8", the farthest by any U.S. high school girl this year, to win her fourth straight title in that event at the Class B state track and field meet in Wenatche.
Shawn, a senior-to-be at James Monroe High, won all six events to lead the Vikings to the city high school gymnastics championship. His total of 55.2 beat teammate Gil Lahav by 5.4 points for the individual all-around title.