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Charles Gabl, a fourth-grader from Bellingham, Wash., who has been on skis since he was 11 months old—his father is Franz Gabl, Austria's 1948 Olympic silver medalist—became the youngest competitor ever to win the McGuire Cup at Mount Baker, Wash.

John Bear, 18, a premed student at Manatee Junior College in Bradenton, Fla. and a member of the Sarasota Sailing Squadron, gained four firsts and a second with his father as crew to win the Winter Windmill races at St. Petersburg, Fla. for the second time.

Joe Tavalero, a senior at Chico (Calif.) State College, was named Outstanding Boxer at the California Collegiate Conference championships in Chico as he won a decision in the final match to take the 139-pound crown and give Chico its third team title.

Freida Rousseau, 18, an All-State basketball forward from Tulia, Texas, for three years, averaged 35 points per game this season, then scored a record 99 points in the two-game Class AAA state tournament in Austin to lead her Tulia High team to victory.

John Morton, 6'5", 240-pound sophomore at the University of Florida who consistently has broken his own discus and shot-put school marks this season, was voted top athlete at the Florida Relays when he set a meet record in the discus (187'8½").

Hollis Stacy, 13, a junior golfer in Savannah who was given a special invitation to the City Open Senior championships, surprised her 15 veteran rivals by winning with a three round total of 243 three strokes better than former titleholder, Polly Dunn, age 34.