BASEBALL—In a dramatic finish EL CAJON ( Calif.) defeated El Campo ( Texas) 4-2 to win the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. Monterrey ( Mexico) defeated Hawaii 4-0 for third place. More than 450,000 youngsters representing 30,000 teams on five continents played this year.
San Carlos ( Calif.), behind the cool pitching and powerful batting of Steve Caria (seven strikeouts and only two walks, as well as a three-run homer), defeated Englewood, N.J. 9-2 in the Babe Ruth World Series in Glendive. Mont.
Detroit beat Cleveland 7-6 to win the National Amateur Baseball Federation title for the third time in the last four years. Jim Zeiter, who hurled 6? innings, was the winning pitcher and named the tournament's most valuable player.
BOATING—ROBERT SIDES, Dean of Admissions at Phillips Academy, scored 54� points in four races to win the 210-class international yacht championship at Boston.
Albert A. Frost Jr. of San Diego collected 131� points in five races to win the international 110-class championship at Bay City, Mich. for the third straight year.
Ed Walsh of Camden, N.J. finished third in the fifth and final race for a total of 243� points and the Thistle national title at Racine, Wis.
Cornelius Shields Jr. won the final race in a nine-race series to edge out Warner Willcox by half a point (58�-58�) to win the Hipkins Trophy at Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.
BOXING—DOUG JONES, second-ranked light heavyweight, ran his winning streak to 19 when he scored a TKO over Philadelphia's Von Clay in the 10th round at Madison Square Garden. Jones sent Clay sprawling after a right to the jaw: when the Philadelphian staggered to his feet at the count of nine the referee stopped the fight.
Henry Hank, penalized for a low blow that caused Referee Tom Brisco to give his opponent Franz Szuzina of Germany a three-minute rest during the seventh round, won the decision anyway, in a 10-round middleweight bout in Detroit.
CHESS—PAL BENKO of New York collected 11 points (10 wins, two draws), successfully defended his National Open championship in San Francisco. Zoltan Kovacs of Los Angeles was second with 10 points. Tied for third were Arthur Bisgnier of New York and Robert Byrne of Indianapolis, each with 9� points.