Mark Bosman, 16, of Lynden, Wash., took first place in the Theresa Tromp Chess Tournament and one of the highest cash prizes awarded to young people—$1,000. Bosman beat six challengers. He also runs the two-mile cross-country for his high school.
Steve Blehm, 19, a senior at North Dakota School for the Deaf, scored 3,589 points during his four-year basketball career, setting a state single-game record of 85 in his junior year. Blehm averaged 61 points per game in tournament play this season.
David Husted, 13, of Milwaukie, Ore., bowled a 236-278-227 for a 741 series, the national high for a bantam bowler this season. Husted, whose 278 was the third-best game in his division this year, was also the high scorer on his junior-high basketball team.
Pat Sculley, a senior at Bethlehem (Pa.) Catholic High, won the PIAA 126-pound wrestling title and became the first state champion from a non-public school. Sculley had a 26-0 record for the season and was 78-3-0 during his four-year career.
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Manuel Seone, 17, a 6'2", 180-pound senior at Tampa Catholic High, pitched his team to the Florida class AAA title with a 20-0 record, including a victory in the championship game. The team finished 37-3. The righthander has a three-year varsity record of 47-3.
Joe Coradetti, a senior at Juniata College (Pa.), led his team to its first Middle Atlantic Conference track and field championship, contributing 16 of Juniata's 58 points, plus 10 more in two relays. He won the long jump and 440 intermediate hurdles.