Chance, 19, led the U.S. to a 1-2 finish in the long jump at the world junior track and field championships. He leaped 25'10", 1½" farther than the jump of silver medalist Robert Thomas of Metairie, La., to win one of two golds awarded American athletes at the meet. The other was won in the discus by Brian Milne of Waterford, Pa.
Powers, 25, an assistant swimming coach at the University of New Hampshire, was the third-fastest amateur woman at the world triathlon championships, behind winner Sonja Krolik of Germany and Sarah Harrow of New Zealand. In August, Powers won the U.S. amateur crown by more than three minutes over Rushton Haskell of Jacksonville.
Justin, 16, was the individual medalist and led a seven-member U.S. contingent to victory in the inaugural World Junior Golf Team Championship. He had a 72-hole total of two-over-par 218 as the Americans beat runner-up Sweden by 18 strokes. The U.S., one of 12 nations competing, had four golfers among the top dozen finishers.
Donnie, a freshman tailback and free safety on the Hackleburg High football team, carried the ball 24 times for 212 yards, including touchdown runs of 52, 41 and 20 yards, in a 33-7 Panther victory over Mount Hope High. While playing defense he picked off four passes, one interception shy of the state record.
Vtyurina, a freshman volleyball player at George Washington University, broke a school women's record for kills by 17 when she had 45 in a loss to William and Mary. Her total was the fourth highest ever in a Division I women's match and just seven short of the mark set by Angelica Jackson of San Diego State in 1987.
Silveyra, 20, became the youngest handball champion in the modern era of the sport when he defeated top seed and defending champ John Bike Jr. of Albuquerque 21-18, 21-16 at the USHA Four-Wall Nationals. Silveyra came back from a 7-0 deficit in the first game and finished off Bike by scoring 24 of the last 31 points.
CHARLES G. SLATE