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Mike Castillo, a junior at Monmouth (Ill.) College, won his second consecutive Midwest Conference wrestling title in the 134-pound class. Castillo, who was 21-0-1 in regular season this year, has not lost in a dual meet and has a 66-5-1 three-year record.

Diane Turnbull, a junior at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, won the women's singles title in the Association of College Unions' intercollegiate table tennis tournament. Undefeated in seven straight matches, she beat her final opponent 21-15, 21-18, 21-8.

Jim Riedel, a 6'2" freshman pitcher for the University of Buffalo, broke two school records when he struck out 21 batters, 11 in a row, in a no-hit, no-run victory over Geneseo State. In only his second start, Riedel faced 29 men, allowing just two walks.

Paul Petersen, of Plymouth, Mich., set a national AAU 10-and-under record, swimming the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:14.8. A member of four state-record relay teams, two of which are nationally ranked, Paul holds eight individual Michigan records.

Jeff Benson, a senior attackman on Towson (Md.) High School's lacrosse team, registered a remarkable 19 points (five goals, 14 assists) in a 25-1 rout of Lansdowne. Benson's performance, which is believed to be a state record, gives him 41 points for the year.

Chris Simon, 10-year-old center, led his Acton, Mass. hockey team to the U. S. Squirt championship, scoring all three goals in a 3-1 final over Grosse Pointe, Mich. Chris contributed 183 goals during the regular season as Acton finished 70-8-2.