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Bob Gutowski, up-and-soaring Olympic pole vaulter, swung his body over bar at 15 feet 5 inches to help Occidental beat UCLA for first time in 20 years at Los Angeles, also broke U.S. college record for second time in two weeks.

Jim Spalding, 39-year-old Louisville civil engineer, rattled pins for 706 in team competition, added 720 in doubles, 662 in singles to establish new all-events record of 2,088 for nine games in action-packed ABC tournament at Fort Worth.

Harold Worst, nerveless pool shark from Grand Rapids and at 28 world's youngest international billiards champion, chalked up 1,200 points to 1,021 for Mexico's Joe Chamaco, to retain three-cushion title at Chicago.

Jerry Lucas, 6-foot 9-inch Middletown, Ohio junior whose 36.2-point average has put gleam in eye of many a college coach, was selected as outstanding player on Scholastic Magazine's 30-man all-star high school basketball squad.