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Lisa Derousie, a freshman at Roosevelt Junior High in Port Angeles, Wash., gained her third straight national girls 13-and-under badminton championship. She has also been a doubles champ since 1971; this year she paired with Denise Corlett of Los Angeles.

Sherry Lynn Brown, 12, of Columbus, Ohio, set a national age-group record for 12-year-olds, winning the 440-yard dash in 57.9 at the Regional Junior Olympics in Moline, Ill. She bettered the old standard by 1.4 seconds and also took second place in the 220.

Jerry Breslin, 64, track coach at Mount Carmel (Pa.) High, has guided his teams to 11 undefeated seasons, winning 131 dual meets and losing only two. Breslin's last dual-meet loss was in 1943, and he had led Mount Carmel to seven state championships.

Calvert E. Schlick Jr., assistant superintendent of the Mamaroneck (N.Y.) public schools, became at 45 the oldest fencer to win the North Atlantic Sabre Championship. Representing the Long Island Swordsmen, he finished the tournament with a 15-1 record.

Roy Abramowitz, a sophomore at Princeton, won the 400-meter individual medley at the World Maccabiah Games in July and shattered Mark Spitz' record of 5:01.0 with a 4:51.4. He was top scorer for the Tigers last season in the 200 and 400 individual medley.

Nanette Circo, 17, of Omaha, captured her third consecutive Nebraska junior women's golf championship, an unprecedented accomplishment in this event. She carded a final-round 78 in match play to defeat Cathy Morrissey of Syracuse, Neb., by four strokes.