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Barbie Diver led three girls' teams at Tower Hill School in Wilmington, Del. to unbeaten seasons as top scorer in field hockey and lacrosse and as the second leading scorer in basketball. In her spare time she also captained the school's cheerleading squad.

Kurt Hartney, a 12-year-old sixth-grader at the Saint Henry School in Gresham, Ore., set an age-group record with a high jump of 5'5" at a Catholic Youth Organization meet in Portland. He has run the 75-yard dash in 9.1 seconds and the 440 in 59 flat.

Christina Weisel, 10, of the Cascade Swim Club in Seattle set a new national long course record for the 50-meter butterfly, girls 10 and under, with a 33.2 clocking at the Santa Clara Valley (Calif.) AA Age Group Meet. She has been swimming seven years.

Jeffrey Bruno, 15-year-old 10th-grader from Darien, Conn., a third baseman for the Middlesex Junior High School team who hopes to play baseball professionally, batted .727 with 16 hits (primarily singles) in 22 times at bat. Jeffrey's team had a 6-2 record.

Terri Phillips, a Seventh-grader at Hemet (Calif.) Junior High School and winner of the President's Physical Fitness award, broke the girls' school sit-up record of 472 with 600; the next day she shattered the boys' mark of 2,323 by completing 2,700 in one hour.

Steve Geller, a junior at Midwood High School in Brooklyn, N.Y., led his tennis team to 43 straight victories and its third consecutive New York City high school championship. In two years Steve has won all of his 35 matches; this year he did not lose a set.