1944-45 Crawford County Basketball Scores


Bucyrus
Coach:  Chuck Tschanen
Record:  8-10 (4-6 NCOL; 3-3 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Dan Benham (174 pts/9.6 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     BHS     OPP
12/01/44	@Tiffin Columbian	L	17	23
12/05/44	Crestline		W	30	21
12/08/44*	@Upper Sandusky		L	26	27
12/15/44*	@Mt. Vernon		L	27	40
12/22/44*	Willard			W	61	34
12/29/44*	Shelby			W	39	27
01/05/45*	Marion Harding		W	39	35
01/12/45*	@Galion			L	27	34
01/19/45*	Ashland			L	41	46
01/26/45*	Mt. Vernon		W	47	29
02/02/45#	@Shelby			W	36	35
02/06/45*	Bellevue		L	29	45
02/09/45*	@Marion Harding		L	33	39
02/13/45*	@Crestline		W	47	33
02/16/45#	Galion			L	27	35
02/23/45*	@Ashland		L	38	52
02/28/45	Upper Sandusky		W	40	33	Class A District Tournament at Findlay High School
03/02/45	Lima South		L	29	43	Class A District Tournament at Findlay High School


Chatfield
Coach:  Unknown
Record:  3-7 (0-5 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Bill Studer (104 pts/14.8 avg) (missing 3 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     OPP
12/01/44	Mt. Zion		W	21	15	NEED BOX
12/08/44*	Tiro			L	25	27	NEED BOX
01/26/45*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	24	53
02/02/45*	Sulphur Springs		L	32	48	NEED BOX
02/06/45*	@Lykens			L	27	59
02/09/45*	Lykens			L	35	53	NEED BOX
02/15/45	Whetstone		W	47	46	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/45	North Robinson		W	39	18	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/23/45	Lykens			L	38	41	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
03/02/45	Fostoria St. Wendelin	L	24	63	Class B District Tournament at Hopewell-Loudon High School


Crestline
Coach:  Charles Imel
Record:  4-16 (1-5 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Bill Mayer (153 pts/10.2 avg) (missing 5 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     OPP
11/??/44	?Leesville		W	43	38	NEED BOX
12/05/44	@Bucyrus		L	21	30
12/08/44*	@Willard		W	36	22	NEED BOX
12/15/44	Upper Sandusky		L	32	42
12/19/44	Galion			L	35	39
12/22/44	@Mt. Vernon		L	32	40	NEED BOX
01/07/45	@Madison		L	30	35
01/09/45*	@Shelby			L	38	39
01/12/45	Mt. Gilead		W	38	24
01/16/45*	@Galion			L	27	53
01/19/45	Marion St. Mary		L	43	48
01/26/45*	@Bellevue		L	29	70
02/02/45*	@Upper Sandusky		L	21	37	NEED BOX
02/06/45	Ontario			L	30	37
02/09/45	@Tiffin Calvert		L	38	40
02/13/45*	Bucyrus			L	33	47
02/16/45	@Mt. Gilead		W	31	30	OT
02/20/45	Shelby			L	30	49	NEED BOX
02/23/45	@Marion St. Mary	L	24	44
03/03/45	Lima Central		L	34	41	Class A District Tournament at Findlay High School


Galion
Coach:  Bob Sheffer
Record:  9-12 (3-7 NCOL; 4-1 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Gene Plummer (255 pts/12.1 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     GHS     OPP
11/22/44	@Mt. Gilead		L	22	29
12/01/44	Fostoria		W	37	30
12/05/44*	Willard			W	57	30
12/08/44	@Findlay		L	22	39
12/15/44*	Shelby			L	33	52
12/16/44	@Delaware		L	35	53
12/19/44	@Crestline		W	39	35
12/22/44*	@Ashland		L	35	54
01/05/45*	@Mt. Vernon		W	35	32
01/19/45*	Upper Sandusky		W	36	32
01/12/45*	@Bucyrus		W	34	27
01/16/45	Crestline		W	53	27
01/19/45*	@Marion Harding		L	48	52
01/23/45	Mt. Gilead		W	48	32
01/26/45#	@Shelby			L	35	36
01/27/45	@Lima Central		L	27	52
02/09/45*	Mt. Vernon		L	33	44
02/16/45#	@Bucyrus		W	35	27
02/20/45*	Ashland			L	27	37
02/23/45*	Marion Harding		L	32	33
03/01/45	@Findlay		L	20	36	Class A District Tournament at Findlay High School



Holmes-Liberty
Coach:  Bill Donnenwirth
Record:  8-1 (8-0 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Lloyd Campbell (131 pts/14.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     HLHS    OPP
12/08/44*	North Robinson		W	32	21
12/15/44*	@Whetstone		W	39	22
12/21/44*	Leesville		W	54	37
01/12/45*	Tiro			W	55	16	NEED BOX
01/19/45*	@Sulphur Springs	W	51	17
01/26/45*	Chatfield		W	53	24
02/02/45*	@Lykens			W	30	29
02/09/45*	Mt. Zion		W	57	21
02/20/45	North Robinson		L	19	21	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Leesville
Coach:  Paul Morton
Record:  3-6 (3-3 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Norbert Cole (63 pts/21.0 avg) (missing 4 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     OPP
11/??/44	?Crestline		L	38	43
12/01/44	@Ontario		L	32	38
12/08/44*	Whetstone		W
12/21/44*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	37	54
01/12/45*	Mt. Zion		L
01/26/45*	@Tiro			W	52	29
02/02/45*	@North Robinson		L	20	27
02/09/45*	Sulphur Springs		L	61	66	NEED BOX
02/15/45	North Robinson		L	33	42	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Lykens
Coach:  L.K. Rice
Record:  14-2 (5-1 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Vaughn Ransom (144 pts/13.0 avg) (missing 4 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     OPP
11/12/44	Sycamore		W	26	22	May be 35-28 - NEED BOX
11/17/44	@Melmore		W
11/22/44	Republic		W
11/29/44	Melmore			W	38	34
12/01/44	@Bloomville		W
12/08/44*	@New Washington		W	55	24
12/22/44*	@Sulphur Springs	W	46	38
01/26/45*	Mt. Zion		W			May be 54-11
02/02/45*	Holmes-Liberty		L	29	30
02/06/45*	Chatfield		W	59	27
02/09/45*	@Chatfield		W	53	35	NEED BOX
02/15/45	New Washington		W	47	27	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/20/45	Tiro			W	48	36	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/45	Sulphur Springs		W	41	40	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School - OT
02/23/45	Chatfield		W	41	38	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
03/01/45	Old Fort		L	55	56	Class B District Tournament at Hopewell-Loudon High School


Mt. Zion
Coach:  Unknown
Record:  0-8 (0-6 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Billy Leitzy (67 pts/11.1 avg) (missing 2 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MZHS    OPP
12/01/44	@Chatfield		L	15	21	NEED BOX
12/08/44*	Sulphur Springs		L	30	60
12/21/44*	North Robinson		L	15	37	NEED BOX
01/12/45*	@Leesville		L
01/26/45*	@Lykens			L
02/06/45*	Whetstone		L
02/09/45*	Holmes-Liberty		L	21	57
02/20/45	Sulphur Springs		L	24	56	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


New Washington
Coach:  Cofold High
Record:  1-4 (1-2 CCL) (missing 1 game)
Leading Scorer:  Emerson Eckstein (16 pts/8.0 avg) (missing 3 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     NWHS    OPP
12/01/44	@Attica			L	18	57
12/08/44*	Lykens			L	24	55
01/26/45*	@North Robinson		L	 8	23	NEED BOX
02/06/45	Attica
02/09/45*	@Tiro			W	29	28	NEED BOX
02/15/45*	Lykens			L	27	47	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


North Robinson
Coach:  Ronald Somerville
Record:  8-3 (5-2 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Rodney Worden (127 pts/12.7 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus		       W/L     NRHS    OPP
12/08/44*	Holmes-Liberty		L	21	32
12/21/44*	@Mt. Zion		W	37	15	NEED BOX
01/19/45*	@Tiro			L	27	34
01/26/45*	New Washington		W	23	 8	NEED BOX
02/02/45*	Leesville		W	27	20
02/06/45*	@Sulphur Springs	W	28	26
02/09/45*	@Whetstone		W	29	27
02/15/45	Leesville		W	42	33	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/20/45	Holmes-Liberty		W	21	19	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/45	Chatfield		L	18	39	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/23/45	Sulphur Springs		W	41	40	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Sulphur Springs
Coach:  Glenn Dennis
Record:  5-5 (4-3 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Herb Light (143 pts/15.8 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus		       W/L     SSHS    OPP
12/08/44*	@Mt. Zion		W	60	30
12/21/44*	Lykens			L	38	46
01/19/45*	Holmes-Liberty		L	17	51
01/26/45*	Whetstone		W	38	22
02/02/45*	@Chatfield		W	48	32	NEED BOX
02/06/45*	North Robinson		L	26	28
02/09/45*	@Leesville		W	66	61	NEED BOX
02/20/45	Mt. Zion		W	56	24	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/45	Lykens			L	40	41	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School - OT
02/23/45	North Robinson		L	40	41	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Tiro
Coach:  Leland Pope
Record:  2-6 (2-3 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Herman Siebert (46 pts/15.3 avg) (missing 5 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     THS     OPP
12/08/44*	@Chatfield		W	27	25	NEED BOX
12/29/44	@Shiloh			L	26	33	NEED BOX
01/12/45*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	16	55	NEED BOX
01/19/45*	North Robinson		W	34	27
01/26/45*	Leesville		L	29	52
02/02/45	Shiloh			L	43	45	NEED BOX
02/09/45*	New Washington		L	28	29	NEED BOX
02/20/45	Lykens			L	36	48	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Whetstone
Coach:  Gonguer
Record:  1-6 (1-4 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Kenneth Lowmiller (56 pts/11.2 avg) (missing 2 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     WHS     OPP
11/19/44	@Martel			L	17	23
12/08/44*	@Leesville		L
12/15/44*	Holmes-Liberty		L	22	39
01/26/45*	@Sulphur Springs	L	22	38
02/09/45*	North Robinson		L	27	29
02/06/45*	@Mt. Zion		W
02/15/45	Chatfield		L	46	47	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School

Crawford County League Standings

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

North Central Ohio League Standings

Team NCOL Reg Overall Ashland 10 - 0 Marion Harding 5 - 5 Bucyrus 4 - 6 7 - 9 8 - 10 Mt. Vernon 4 - 6 6 - 7 6 - 8 Shelby 4 - 6 8 - 9 8 - 10 Galion 3 - 7 9 - 11 9 - 12

Northern Ohio League Standings

Team NOL Reg Overall Bellevue 5 - 0 18 - 0 25 - 0 Galion 4 - 1 9 - 11 9 - 12 Upper Sandusky 3 - 1 13 - 2 13 - 3 Norwalk 2 - 1 8 - 7 10 - 8 Bucyrus 3 - 3 7 - 9 8 - 10 Shelby 3 - 3 8 - 9 8 - 10 Crestline 1 - 5 4 - 15 4 - 16 Willard 0 - 7 2 - 13 2 - 14

Crawford County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 21.00 Norbert Cole Leesville 63 3 (missing 4 games) 2 15.88 Herb Light Sulphur Springs 143 9 (missing 1 game) 3 15.33 Herman Seibert Tiro 46 3 (missing 5 games) 4 14.85 Bill Studer Chatfield 104 7 (missing 3 games) 5 14.55 Lloyd Campbell Holmes-Liberty 131 9 6 13.09 Vaughn Ransom Lykens 144 11 (missing 5 games) 7 12.70 Rodney Worden North Robinson 127 10 (missing 1 game) 8 12.14 Gene Plummer Galion 255 21 9 11.55 Lyle Lahman Holmes-Liberty 104 9 10 11.16 Billy Leitzy Mt. Zion 67 6 (missing 2 games)

Crawford County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 30 Herb Light Sulphur Springs Mt. Zion 12/08/1944 2 26 Rodney Worden North Robinson Mt. Zion 12/21/1944 3 25 Gene Plummer Galion Crestline 01/16/1945 4 24 Herb Light Sulphur Springs Chatfield 02/02/1945 24 Don Hieber Lykens Chatfield 02/06/1945 6 22 Norbert Cole Leesville Ontario 12/01/1944 22 Lloyd Campbell Holmes-Liberty Tiro 01/12/1945 22 Lyle Lahman Holmes-Liberty Sulphur Springs 01/19/1945 22 Rodney Worden North Robinson Sulphur Springs 02/23/1945 10 21 Norbert Cole Leesville Tiro 01/26/1945 21 Bill Studer Chatfield Whetstone 02/15/1945 Return to Crawford County index Email Me