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Terry Alexander, 18, of Golden Valley, Minn., took the running and swimming events in winning the Junior National modern pentathlon with 5,720 points at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. At his state Class A track meet Terry won the two-mile in 9:27.

Dorothy Resseguie, 53, of Tar Heel, N.C., broke two age-group (50-54) swim records and won five gold medals at the National Masters meet in Knoxville, Tenn. At the state championships she broke four national records in freestyle events.

Roy E. Heffernan, a sophomore at Middle-bury (Vt.) College, set a school record for rushing in a single game. Against Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the six-foot, 190-pound halfback, carried 24 times for 311 yards and scored twice in the Panthers' 42-28 win.

Cathy Dyak, 47, a grandmother from Manchester, Conn., has the highest average among U.S. women duckpin bowlers. By recording a 133.253 average for 689 league games, she reclaimed the high-average title she has held for five of the last 10 years.

Sal Gaytan, 14, a six-foot guard on the Monterey (Calif.) Park basketball team, scored 40 points to set a national AAU Junior Olympic age-group record. He also led his club to a 73-71 win in the tournament's consolation round at Pontiac, Mich.

Alberta Bower, 53, of Pelham, N.Y., won the U.S. Women's Senior amateur golf championship by firing a one-under-par 73 in the final round for a 54-hole total of 234. She finished six strokes ahead at the Rhode Island Country Club in West Barrington.