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May 2, 1978 Lehighton receives three new school records in gaining a sweep of East Stroudburg in track action. Randy Fritz sets a new mark (17.36) in the 120 high hurdles while Rick Jones breaks the discus record with a throw of 154-0 in the Indians 95-55 win. Pat Everett, meanwhile, triple jumps 30-6 to set a new standard in the girls 103-29 victory. Greg Wentz (100, 440) and Larry Mertz (330 IH, long jump) are double winners in the boys meet while Lisa Rimbey cops two firsts (110 hurdles, high jump) in the girls meet.