1943-44 Crawford County Basketball Scores


Bucyrus
Coach:  Nick Wasylick (through 12/10/1943); Chuck Tschanen (after 12/10/1943)
Record:  11-6 (6-4 NCOL)
Leading Scorer:  Jack Shuck (227 pts/13.3 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     BHS     OPP
12/03/43	Tiffin Columbian	L	35	37
12/10/43	Delaware		W	41	31
12/17/43*	@Shelby			W	38	36
12/21/43	Upper Sandusky		W	38	35
12/30/43*	@Marion Harding		W	34	29
01/04/44	Crestline		W	42	41
01/07/44*	Galion			W	55	38
01/14/44*	@Ashland		L	45	58
01/21/44*	@Mt. Vernon		L	40	43
01/28/44*	Shelby			W	52	34
02/04/44*	Marion Harding		L	32	47
02/11/44*	@Galion			W	45	43
02/15/44	@Crestline		W	52	40
02/18/44*	Ashland			L	33	48
02/25/44*	Mt. Vernon		W	44	29
03/01/44	Fostoria		W	35	28	Class A District Tournament at Kenton High School
03/03/44	Wapakoneta		L	34	36	Class A District Tournament at Kenton High School


Chatfield
Coach:  Lloyd Volk
Record:  3-6 (1-5 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Paul Riedel (43 pts/8.6 avg) (missing 3 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     OPP
12/15/43	Sulphur Springs		W	35	25
12/17/43	@Tiro			W	25	21	NEED BOX
01/07/44*	@New Washington		L	20	25
01/14/44*	Holmes-Liberty		L	25	30	NEED BOX
01/21/44*	Lykens			W
01/28/44*	New Washington		L	21	31
02/04/44*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	23	51
02/09/44*	@Lykens			L	18	39
02/19/44	Lykens			L	28	30	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Crestline
Coach:  Leonard Hill
Record:  8-10
Leading Scorer:  Milton DeJean (148 pts/9.8 avg) (missing 2 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     OPP
12/03/43	Shelby			W	45	43	OT
12/10/43	Willard			W	57	30
12/14/43	Madison			W	43	28
12/21/43	@Marion St. Mary	W	43	34
12/28/43	@Galion			W	40	35
01/04/44	@Bucyrus		L	41	42
01/07/44	Tiffin Calvert		W	34	32	OT
01/14/44	Upper Sandusky		L	27	32
01/18/44	Galion			L	31	48
		?Shelby			W	53	45	NEED BOX
01/28/44	@Mt. Gilead		L	31	42
02/01/44	Ontario			L	22	37
02/04/44	@Upper Sandusky		L	20	37
02/15/44	Bucyrus			L	40	52
02/18/44	Mt. Gilead		L	27	42
02/25/44	Marion St. Mary		W	32	28
02/27/44	@Tiffin Calvert		L	40	41	02/11
03/02/44	Celina			L	44	46	Class A District Tournament at Kenton High School


Galion
Coach:  Bob Sheffer
Record:  11-10 (3-7 NCOL)
Leading Scorer:  Earl Miller (207 pts/9.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     GHS     OPP
12/03/43	Iberia			W	52	24
12/03/43	Edison			W	43	24
12/07/43	@Willard		W	35	33
12/10/43	@Fostoria		W	35	25
12/17/43*	Ashland			L	41	83
12/21/43	Norwalk			W	42	28
12/28/43	Crestline		L	35	40
12/31/43*	Mt. Vernon		W	56	30
01/07/44*	@Bucyrus		L	38	55
01/11/44	@Mt. Gilead		L	38	52
01/14/44*	Marion Harding		L	25	31
01/18/44	@Crestline		W	48	31
01/21/44*	Shelby			W	42	26
01/28/44*	@Ashland		L	50	79
01/29/44	Lima Central		W	55	40
02/04/44*	@Mt. Vernon		L	26	27
02/11/44*	Bucyrus			L	43	45
02/18/44*	@Marion Harding		L	31	48
02/22/44	Mt. Gilead		W	46	43
02/25/44*	@Shelby			W	35	32
03/04/44	Celina			L	39	55	Class A District Tournament at Kenton High School


Holmes-Liberty
Coach:  Bill Donnenwirth
Record:  9-1 (6-0 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Lloyd Campbell (131 pts/16.3 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     HLHS    OPP
12/10/43	Whetstone		W	62	18	NEED BOX
12/17/43	@New Washington		W	34	28
01/07/44*	Lykens			W	38	28
01/14/44*	@Chatfield		W	30	25	NEED BOX
01/21/44*	Mt. Zion		W	31	29	OT - NEED BOX
01/28/44*	@Lykens			W	29	28
02/04/44*	Chatfield		W	51	23
02/11/44*	@Mt. Zion		W	38	26
02/19/44	North Robinson		L	35	37	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/25/44	New Washington		W	43	33


Leesville
Coach:  Paul Morton
Record:  14-2 (8-0 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Norbert Cole (250 pts/19.2 avg) (missing 3 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     OPP
12/17/43	@North Robinson		W	31	21	NEED BOX
21/21/43	@Galion Reserves	W	28	27
01/07/44*	@Tiro			W
01/14/44*	Whetstone		W
01/21/44*	Sulphur Springs		W	43	24	NEED BOX
01/28/44*	Tiro			W	50	25
01/29/44	@Galion Reserves	W	53	37
02/04/44*	@Whetstone		W	54	22
02/08/44	@North Robinson		W	40	22
02/10/44*	@Sulphur Springs	W	52	35
02/19/44	New Washington		W	30	29	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/22/44	Mt. Zion		W	56	34	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/26/44	Sulphur Springs		W	60	44	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/26/44	North Robinson		L	38	40	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
03/03/44	McGuffey		W	40	36	Class B District Tournament at Hopewell-Loudon High School
03/09/44	Bellville		L	38	44	Class B District Tournament at Hopewell-Loudon High School


Lykens
Coach:  Walker (until 12/31/1943); Mearl Harrer (after 12/31/1943)
Record:  2-8 (1-5 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Vaughn Ransom (70 pts/8.7 avg) (missing 2 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     OPP
12/03/43	Sycamore		L	24	39
12/14/43	Bloomville		L
01/07/44*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	28	38
01/14/44*	New Washington		L	36	45
01/21/44*	@Chatfield		L
01/28/44*	Holmes-Liberty		L	28	29
02/04/44*	@New Washington		L	33	40
02/09/44*	Chatfield		W	39	18
02/19/44	Chatfield		W	30	28	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/26/44	North Robinson		L	45	51	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Mt. Zion
Coach:  Unknown
Record:  3-4 (3-3 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Wilbur Sharrock (137 pts/19.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MZHS    OPP
01/07/44*	@Whetstone		W	50	 8	NEED BOX
01/14/44*	North Robinson		W	32	27	NEED BOX
01/21/44*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	29	31	OT - NEED BOX
01/28/44*	Whetstone		W	46	21
02/04/44*	@North Robinson		L	24	35
02/11/44*	Holmes-Liberty		L	26	38
02/22/44	Leesville		L	34	56	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


New Washington
Coach:  George Van Orsdall
Record:  8-5 (6-0 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Barrington (102 pts/9.2 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     NWHS    OPP
11/24/43	Attica			L
11/30/43	Green Springs		W
12/11/43	@Attica			L	15	26
12/17/43	Holmes-Liberty		L	28	34
12/21/43	Sycamore		W	30	22
01/07/44*	Chatfield		W	25	20
01/14/44*	@Lykens			W	45	36
01/21/44*	@Tiro			W	47	15
01/28/44*	@Chatfield		W	31	21
02/04/44*	Lykens			W	40	33
02/11/44*	Tiro			W	37	18
02/19/44	Leesville		L	29	30	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/25/44	@Holmes-Liberty		L	33	43


North Robinson
Coach:  Unknown
Record:  8-5 (4-2 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Ronald Eich (133 pts/13.3 avg) (missing 3 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     NRHS    OPP
12/17/43	Leesville		L	21	31	NEED BOX
01/07/44*	Sulphur Springs		W	28	27
01/14/44*	@Mt. Zion		L	27	32	NEED BOX
01/21/44*	Whetstone		W
01/28/44*	@Sulphur Springs	L	36	37
02/04/44*	Mt. Zion		W	35	24
02/08/44	Leesville		L	22	40
02/11/44*	@Whetstone		W	45	22
02/19/44	Holmes-Liberty		W	37	35	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/22/44	Tiro			W	47	34	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/26/44	Lykens			W	51	45	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/26/44	Leesville		W	40	38	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
03/03/44	Bellville		L	35	36	Class B District Tournament at Hopewell-Loudon High School


Sulphur Springs
Coach:  Unknown
Record:  2-7 (1-5 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Marion Althouse (76 pts/9.5 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus		       W/L     SSHS    OPP
12/15/43	@Chatfield		L	25	35
01/07/44*	@North Robinson		L	27	28
01/14/44*	?Tiro			L	25	31	NEED BOX
01/21/44*	@Leesville		L	24	43	NEED BOX
01/28/44*	North Robinson		W	37	36
02/04/44*	?Tiro			L	16	28
02/10/44*	Leesville		L	35	52
02/22/44	Whetstone		W	72	24	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/26/44	Leesville		L	44	60	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Tiro
Coach:  Dale Kinney (replaced by Leland Pope when Kinney joins the Navy)
Record:  2-6 (2-4 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Don Pope (57 pts/11.4 avg) (missing 3 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     THS     OPP
12/17/43	Chatfield		L	21	25	NEED BOX
01/07/44*	Leesville		L
01/14/44*	?Sulphur Springs	W	31	25	NEED BOX
01/21/44*	New Washington		L	15	47
01/28/44*	@Leesville		L	25	50
02/04/44*	?Sulphur Springs	W	28	16
02/11/44*	@New Washington		L	18	37
02/22/44	North Robinson		L	34	47	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Whetstone
Coach:  Unknown
Record:  0-8 (0-6 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Walter (28 pts/7.0 avg) (missing 4 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     WHS     OPP
12/10/43	@Holmes-Liberty		L	18	62	NEED BOX
01/06/44*	Mt. Zion		L	 8	50	NEED BOX
01/14/44*	@Leesville		L
01/21/44*	@North Robinson		L
01/28/44*	@Mt. Zion		L	21	46
02/04/44*	Leesville		L	22	54
02/11/44*	North Robinson		L	22	45
02/22/44	Sulphur Springs		L	24	72	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School

Crawford County League Standings

Team CCL Reg Overall Holmes-Liberty 6 - 0 9 - 0 9 - 1 Leesville 6 - 0 10 - 0 14 - 2 New Washington 6 - 0 8 - 4 8 - 5 North Robinson 4 - 2 4 - 4 8 - 5 Mt. Zion 3 - 3 3 - 3 3 - 4 Tiro 2 - 4 2 - 5 2 - 6 Chatfield 1 - 5 3 - 5 3 - 6 Lykens 1 - 5 1 - 7 2 - 8 Sulphur Springs 1 - 5 1 - 6 2 - 7 Whetstone 0 - 6 0 - 7 0 - 8

North Central Ohio League Standings

Team NCOL Reg Overall Ashland 9 - 1 Marion Harding 8 - 2 10 - 3 10 - 4 Bucyrus 6 - 4 10 - 5 11 - 6 Galion 3 - 7 11 - 9 11 - 10 Mt. Vernon 2 - 8 Shelby 2 - 8

Crawford County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 19.57 Wilbur Sharrock Mt. Zion 137 7 2 19.23 Norbert Cole Leesville 250 13 missing 3 games 3 16.37 Lloyd Campbell Holmes-Liberty 131 8 missing 2 games 4 13.30 Ronald Eich North Robinson 133 10 missing 3 games 5 13.35 Jack Shuck Bucyrus 227 17 6 11.40 Don Pope Tiro 57 5 missing 3 games 7 11.00 Dan Benham Bucyrus 187 17 8 10.55 Glenn Cole Leesville 95 9 missing 5 games 9 9.86 Milson DeJean Crestline 148 15 missing 2 games 10 9.80 Earl Miller Galion 207 21

Crawford County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 42 Wilbur Sharrock Mt. Zion Whetstone 01/07/1944 2 31 Norbert Cole Leesville Whetstone 02/04/1944 31 Norbert Cole Leesville Mt. Zion 02/22/1944 4 28 Wilbur Sharrock Mt. Zion Whetstone 01/28/1944 5 26 Jack Shuck Bucyrus Galion 01/07/1944 26 Wilbur Sharrock Mt. Zion Leesville 02/22/1944 7 25 Norbert Cole Leesville McGuffey 03/03/1944 8 24 Lloyd Campbell Holmes-Liberty Chatfield 02/04/1944 9 23 Norbert Cole Leesville Sulphur Springs 01/21/1944 23 Earl Miller Galion Lima Central 01/29/1944 Return to Crawford County index Email Me