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Jeannie Franz, 15, of Bartlesville, Okla., representing the Phillips 66 Swim Club, took the National Junior Championship in the women's 200-meter freestyle, stroked the distance in 2:38.9 in the AAU meet at Albuquerque's Kirtland AFB.

Dick Metz, 52, currently a Texas rancher, rallied to capture three of the last four holes in the 36-hole final, defeated Britain's Reg Horne, 51, a former Ryder Cup player, 2 and 1 for the World Senior Golf Championship at Gleneagles, Scotland.

Victoria Palmer, 15-year-old tennis star from Phoenix, Ariz., won the women's hard court singles championship in national junior category (for girls 18 and under) at Burlingame, Calif., then teamed with Laurie Calloway of Phoenix to add doubles title.

Johnny Isacs, Princeton University junior, scored one of angling's rare doubles when he landed a 362-pound swordfish on first outing of year from Montauk (L.I.) Deep Sea Fishing Club, 24 hours later tried again, brought in a 483-pound swordfish.

Larry Hillman, National Hockey League defenseman recently acquired by the Toronto Maple Leaf club, switched sports with the season, pitched a perfect no-hit game for the Joe Dash Red Raiders in a district softball game at New Liskeard, Ont.

Al Balding of Toronto shot a 64 to break course record by one stroke in opening round of Canadian Open Golf Championship at St. George's Club in Toronto, subsequently finished with a 284 four-round total, 15 strokes behind winner Art Wall Jr.