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feet in the 6th by a rally-halting over-the-shoulder grab in left field by the Samurai's Steve Wachman. Camper-captain Jeff Kaiser was the winning pitcher. In other events, Red took the senior tennis matches 3-2 on the strength of victories by Peter Dodge and the doubles teams of Phil Doran-Mel Goodman and Bob Peck-Tom Wachtel. The junior-inter swim meet went to the Grey, 31-21. Despite a victory in the row boat race by the team of Mark Finkelstein and Mike Clair, Grey received strong performances from Eddie Chernoff and Joel Kramer (the canoe race) and Richie Gilbert and Ronnie Weinberg (the canoe tug). Nevertheless, the Greys were defeated in waiter basketball and sophomore softball, so that at morning's end the Satans held a ten-point lead, 175-165.

The nip-and-tuck Color War drew even closer after the second afternoon and evening's activities were completed. Although the Redmen were able to cop five of seven contests (there were 2 ties), their lead was cut to a mere point prior to the evening's action. This was possible because of an overwhelming success by the Samurai in the lower senior swim meet, one by a margin of 43-20. Steve Mait, Dave Conrad, Steve Tumin and Al Glazer proved too much for the Red headed by Jack Rossinsky, Les Snyder and Mark Chernoff. The Satans were, however, equally successful in three senior events, picking up 21 points to only 2 for the Grey in Basketball (where Bob Peck starred), riflery and table tennis. The Greymen showed that they too were adept at last-inning heroics in averting a near-upset in inter softball. Behind 8-3 into the fifth and final inning, the Greys scored 6 times on the clutch hitting of Louis Schreier and Richie Gilbert to take a game, 9-8. Gary Stolbach pitched well in the final frame to defeat the combined hurling talents of Hal Rosenthal and Mike Clair.

In the evening, the highly important counselor volleyball match was played before both teams, with a victory for either side to determine the Color War lead. Though clearly outsized, the Redmen outfought the Grey to take two of the three games and give the Satans a 282-276 lead after two days of tense, exciting athletics.

The third and final day promised to be as nerve-wracking and closely-contested as the previous two--and it was. In the all-up, one-inning baseball game, the Red staved off a strong Grey bid to win, 33-22. It was not until the afternoon that the vital waiter volleyball game was decided, each team having one game in the morning. Trailing 14-3 in a 15 point game, the Satans staged a remarkable comeback and displayed the