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Janice Cole, 5'10" senior at South Beauregard High School in Longville, La., led her team to the state Class B basketball championship with a record of 54 wins and no losses. She averaged an impressive 29 points and 26 rebounds a game for the season.

Rick Porter, 6'1", a senior at Medway (Mass.) High, was all-league in football and basketball. As a running back he gained more than 1,000 yards and scored 124 points. As basketball guard and captain, he led his team in rebounding. He also stars in track.

Jim Paradee, 15, captain of his Neighborhood Club Giant Basketball League team in Grosse Point, Mich., scored 74% of his team's points, averaging 31.9 points and 23 rebounds a game. His high game of 43 topped Dave DeBusschere's old league record.

Wally Wiener, of Hoffman Estates, Ill., a freshman outfielder for Harper Community College, had a pair of grand-slam home runs among four hits in five trips to the plate as Harper routed Elgin College 29-0. Harper hit eight homers in the game.

Wally Collins, 65-pound wrestler for the Columbia Boys' Club in Portland, Ore., a two-time winner of the AAU State Junior Olympic Tournament, has won all 32 of his matches in the last two years by pins, 30 within two minutes, and has allowed no points.

Chris Evert, a sophomore at St. Thomas Aquinas High, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., disposed of three top-ranked women tennis players to win the St. Petersburg Masters. En route to victory she beat Françoise Dürr, Billie Jean King and Julie Heldman.