1948-49 Crawford County Basketball Scores


Bucyrus
Coach:  Al Pesek
Record:  17-3 (6-1 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Bill Kibler (267 pts/13.3 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     BHS     OPP
12/03/48	@Tiffin Columbian	W	47	35
12/10/48*	@Shelby			L	40	41
12/14/48	Crestline		W	47	32
12/17/48	Galion			W	58	39
01/04/49	Marion Harding		W	46	42
01/07/49*	@Galion			W	60	42
01/11/49	Shelby			W	62	39
01/14/49*	Willard			W	70	52
01/21/49*	@Crestline		W	50	30
01/28/49*	Bellevue		W	54	40
02/01/49	@Willard		W	61	44
02/04/49*	Norwalk			W	64	42
02/08/49	@Marion Harding		W	51	45
02/11/49	Madison			W	66	33	At Mansfield Senior High School
02/18/49*	Upper Sandusky		W	63	38
02/25/49	@Kenton			W	77	30
03/01/49	Madison			W	36	29	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/04/49	Shelby			W	59	48	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/05/49	@Mansfield Senior	L	46	68	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/11/49	@Findlay		L	26	49	Class A District Tournament at Findlay High School


Chatfield
Coach:  Donald Weber
Record:  0-16 (0-9 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Clem Studer (156 pts/10.4 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     OPP
11/19/48	Mt. Zion		L	22	32
11/23/48	@Lykens			L	27	37
12/03/48*	Leesville		L	21	37
12/07/48	New Washington		L	19	39
12/10/48*	Tiro			L	32	38
12/17/48*	@New Washington		L	30	48
12/21/48	@North Robinson		L	26	56
01/07/49*	Sulphur Springs		L	19	51
01/11/49	@New Haven		L	42	43
01/14/49*	@Mt. Zion		L	32	45
01/21/49*	Lykens			L	32	50	
01/25/49	@Sulphur Springs	L	31	63
01/28/49*	@Whetstone		L	27	30
02/04/49*	North Robinson		L	46	50
02/11/49*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	49	69
02/19/49	Tiro			L	40	50	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Crestline
Coach:  Merle Hutson
Record:  7-8 (4-3 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  John Johnson (173 pts/13.3 avg) (missing 2 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     OPP
12/03/48	@Upper Sandusky		L	40	49
12/10/48	?Willard		L	22	39
12/14/48	@Bucyrus		L	32	47
12/17/48*	Norwalk			W	39	30
01/07/49*	Upper Sandusky		W	51	43
01/11/49	Galion			W	49	45
01/14/49	@Shelby			L	30	34
01/21/49*	Bucyrus			L	30	50
01/25/49	Madison			W	47	45
01/28/49*	?Willard		W	47	33	NEED BOX
02/01/49*	@Galion			L	50	54
02/04/49	@Madison		W	44	40
02/11/49*	?Bellevue		L	35	72	NEED BOX
02/18/49*	@Shelby			W	45	39
03/02/49	Ashland			L	45	69	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School


Galion
Coach:  Dick Backensto
Record:  6-11 (3-4 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Ray Seif (270 pts/15.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     GHS     OPP
12/03/48	Mt. Vernon		L	50	53
12/07/48	@Marion Harding		L	49	53
12/10/48	@Ashland		L	28	53
12/17/48	@Bucyrus		L	39	58
01/04/49	Shelby			W	48	37
01/07/49*	Bucyrus			L	42	60
01/11/49	@Crestline		L	45	49
01/14/49*	Bellevue		L	32	56
01/21/49*	@Norwalk		L	42	54
01/28/49*	Upper Sandusky		W	52	51
02/01/49*	Crestline		W	54	50
02/04/49	Marion Harding		L	53	57
02/11/49*	@Shelby			L	32	38
02/12/49	Upper Arlington		W	50	47
02/18/49*	Willard			W	52	41
02/25/49	Madison			W	68	45
03/02/49	@Mansfield Senior	L	45	67	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School


Holmes-Liberty
Coach:  Bill Donnenwirth
Record:  5-12 (2-7 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Randall Spiegel (164 pts/9.6 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     HSHS    OPP
11/24/48	Nevada			W	50	35
12/03/48*	@Whetstone		W	41	40	OT
12/07/48	Lexington		L	44	51
12/10/48*	@North Robinson		L	38	43
12/16/48*	Leesville		L	42	52	At Crestline High School
12/21/48	@Salem			L	26	59
12/28/48	@Bloomville		L	43	48
01/07/49*	New Washington		L	39	43
01/14/49*	@Lykens			L	43	51
01/18/49	Attica			L	30	43
01/21/49*	Mt. Zion		L	37	38
01/25/49	@Tiro			W	46	40
01/28/49*	Tiro			L	37	39
02/01/49	Leesville		W	44	37
02/04/49*	@Sulphur Springs	L	28	41
02/11/49*	Chatfield		W	69	49
02/19/49	New Washington		L	41	44	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Leesville
Coach:  Robert Morrison
Record:  18-6 (9-0 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Lowell Shumaker (288 pts/12.0 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     OPP
11/16/48	Lexington		L	25	52	At Crestline High School
11/19/48	@Ontario		L	37	49
11/23/48	North Robinson		W	31	28	At Crestline High School
11/30/48	@Whetstone		W	22	12
12/03/48*	@Chatfield		W	37	21
12/07/48	Tiro			L	39	43	At Crestline High School
12/10/48*	@New Washington		W	49	46
12/14/48	@Sulphur Springs	L	44	45
12/16/48*	Holmes-Liberty		W	52	42	At Crestline High School
01/04/49	New Washington		L	39	59	At Crestline High School
01/07/49*	@Tiro			W	51	42
01/14/49*	@North Robinson		W	39	32
01/17/49	@Bloomville		W	59	48
01/20/49*	Sulphur Springs		W	56	55	At Crestline High School
01/25/49	Nevada			W	82	39
01/28/49*	@Lykens			W	42	35
02/01/49	@Holmes-Liberty		L	37	44
02/04/49*	Mt. Zion		W	55	47
02/08/49	Plymouth		W	63	41
02/11/49*	Whetstone		W	48	38	At Crestline High School
02/17/49	North Robinson		W	44	24	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/22/49	Tiro			W	47	31	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/26/49	New Washington		L	43	48	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
03/03/49	Sandusky St. Mary	L	67	77	Class B District Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Lykens
Coach:  Allen Cole
Record:  6-12 (3-6 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Frank Hedges (152 pts/10.1 avg) (missing 3 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     OPP
11/12/48	Melmore			L	32	38	NEED BOX
11/17/48	@Bloomville		L	41	43	NEED BOX
11/23/48	Chatfield		W	37	27
12/03/48*	Mt. Zion		L	35	43	NEED BOX
12/07/48	Sycamore		L	30	42
12/10/48*	@Sulphur Springs	L	25	26
12/14/48	New Washington		W	35	29
12/17/48*	North Robinson		L	24	39
01/07/49*	@Whetstone		L	30	32
01/11/49	@Melmore		L	39	41
01/14/49*	Holmes-Liberty		W	51	43
01/21/49*	@Chatfield		W	50	32
01/25/49	@Bloomville		L	45	47
01/28/49*	Leesville		L	35	42
02/04/49*	@New Washington		L	26	48
02/08/49	@Sycamore		W	46	40
02/11/49*	Tiro			W	41	34
02/15/49	Tiro			L	40	47	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Mt. Zion
Coach:  Tom Conway
Record:  7-9 (4-5 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Elmer Kottyan (193 pts/12.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MZHS    OPP
11/19/48	@Chatfield		W	32	22
12/03/48*	@Lykens			W	43	35	NEED BOX
12/07/48	North Robinson		L	36	44
12/10/48*	Whetstone		W	57	34
12/14/48	Harpster		L	30	44
12/17/48*	@Tiro			L	31	33
01/07/49*	@North Robinson		L	36	47
01/11/49	@Iberia			W	45	38
01/14/49*	Chatfield		W	45	32
01/18/49	Iberia			W	50	46
01/21/49*	@Holmes-Liberty		W	38	37
01/28/49*	New Washington		L	49	67
02/04/49*	@Leesville		L	47	55
02/08/49	@Harpster		L	26	56
02/11/49*	Sulphur Springs		L	37	54
02/15/49	New Washington		L	39	42	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


New Washington
Coach:  Robert Heacock
Record:  16-8 (6-3 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Rodney High (396 pts/16.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     NWHS    OPP
11/19/48	@Attica			L	35	46
11/23/48	Sulphur Springs		W	34	31
11/30/48	@Hopewell-Loudon	L	28	33
12/03/48*	@Sulphur Springs	L	23	35
12/07/48	@Chatfield		W	39	19
12/10/48*	Leesville		L	46	49
12/14/48	@Lykens			L	29	35
12/17/48*	Chatfield		W	48	30
01/04/49	Leesville		W	59	39	At Crestline High School
01/07/49*	@Holmes-Liberty		W	43	39
01/14/49*	Whetstone		W	51	28
01/21/49*	@Tiro			L	44	45
01/22/49	@Melmore		W	58	44
01/26/49	New Haven		W	67	58
01/28/49*	@Mt. Zion		W	67	49
02/01/49	Greenwich		W	47	24
02/04/49*	Lykens			W	48	26
02/11/49*	@North Robinson		W	40	39
02/12/49	Attica			L	40	45
02/15/49	Mt. Zion		W	42	39	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/19/49	Holmes-Liberty		W	44	41	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/22/49	Sulphur Springs		W	33	31	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/26/49	Leesville		W	48	43	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
03/04/49	Sycamore		L	44	49	Class B District Tournament at Bucyrus High School



North Robinson
Coach:  Bob McClary
Record:  10-6 (6-3 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Richard Yaussy (158 pts/11.2 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     NRHS    OPP
11/23/48	Leesville		L	28	31	At Crestline High School
12/03/48*	@Tiro			W	50	40	NEED BOX
12/07/48	@Mt. Zion		W	44	36
12/10/48*	Holmes-Liberty		W	43	38
12/14/48	Whetstone		W	60	38
12/17/48*	@Lykens			W	39	24
12/21/48	Chatfield		W	56	26
01/07/49*	Mt. Zion		W	47	36
01/11/49	@Sulphur Springs	W	39	35
01/14/49*	Leesville		L	32	39
01/21/49*	@Whetstone		W	37	32	NEED BOX
01/29/49*	Sulphur Springs		L	34	52
02/04/49*	@Chatfield		W	50	46
02/08/49	Tiro			L	46	49
02/11/49*	New Washington		L	39	40
02/17/49	Leesville		L	24	44	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Sulphur Springs
Coach:  Tom Thatcher
Record:  16-5 (8-1 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Doyle Striker (181 pts/9.0 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     SSHS    OPP
11/19/48	New Haven		W	29	28
11/23/48	@New Washington		L	31	34
11/30/48	@Bloomville		W	50	19
12/03/48*	New Washington		W	35	23
12/07/48	@Nevada			W	37	27
12/10/48*	Lykens			W	26	25
12/14/48	Leesville		W	45	44
12/17/48*	Whetstone		W	60	25
01/04/49	@Tiro			W	43	32
01/07/49*	@Chatfield		W	51	19
01/11/49	North Robinson		L	35	39
01/14/49*	Tiro			W	40	27
01/20/49*	Leesville		L	55	56	At Crestline High School
01/25/49	Chatfield		W	63	31
01/29/49*	@North Robinson		W	52	34
02/01/49	Bloomville		W	49	36
02/04/49*	Holmes-Liberty		W	41	28
02/11/49*	@Mt. Zion		W	54	37
02/17/49	Whetstone		W	34	32	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/22/49	New Washington		L	31	33	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/26/49	Tiro			L	41	54	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Tiro
Coach:  
Record:  11-12 (5-4 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Paul Butt (255 pts/12.1 avg) (missing 2 games)

Date		Versus		       W/L     THS     OPP
11/20/48	@Lexington		L	20	44
11/23/48	@New Haven		L	20	26	NEED BOX
12/03/48*	North Robinson		L	40	50	NEED BOX
12/07/48	Leesville		W	43	39	At Crestline High School
12/10/48*	@Chatfield		W	38	32
12/14/48	@Nevada			L	51	57
12/17/48*	Mt. Zion		W	33	31
12/31/48	@Arcadia		W	40	39
01/01/49	?Mt. Cory		L	28	42
01/04/49	Sulphur Springs		L	32	43
01/07/49*	Leesville		L	42	51
01/14/49*	@Sulphur Springs	L	27	40
01/21/49*	New Washington		W	45	44
01/25/49	Holmes-Liberty		L	40	46
01/28/49*	@Holmes-Liberty		W	39	37
02/01/49	@Plymouth		L	37	50
02/04/49*	Whetstone		W	46	35
02/08/49	@North Robinson		W	49	46
02/11/49*	@Lykens			L	34	41
02/15/49	Lykens			W	47	40	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/19/49	Chatfield		W	50	40	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/22/49	Leesville		L	31	47	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/26/49	Sulphur Springs		W	54	41	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Whetstone
Coach:  Norman Spitzer
Record:  5-11 (2-7 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Glen Kurtz (229 pts/15.2 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus		       W/L     WHS     OPP
11/19/48	Martel			W	21	19
11/26/48	@Caledonia		W	41	21
11/30/48	Leesville		L	12	22
12/03/48*	Holmes-Liberty		L	40	41	OT
12/10/48*	@Mt. Zion		L	34	57
12/14/48	@North Robinson		L	38	60
12/17/48*	@Sulphur Springs	L	25	60
01/04/49	@Nevada			W	51	43
01/07/49*	Lykens			W	32	30
01/14/49*	@New Washington		L	28	51
01/21/49*	@North Robinson		L	32	37	OT - NEED BOX
01/28/49*	Chatfield		W	30	27
02/04/49*	@Tiro			L	35	46
02/11/49*	Leesville		L	38	48
02/12/49	Bloomville		L	32	45
02/17/49	Sulphur Springs		L	32	34	Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School

Crawford County League Standings

Team CCL Reg Overall Leesville 9 - 0 14 - 6 16 - 8 Sulphur Springs 8 - 1 15 - 3 16 - 5 New Washington 6 - 3 12 - 7 16 - 8 North Robinson 6 - 3 10 - 5 10 - 6 Tiro 5 - 4 8 - 11 11 - 12 Mt. Zion 4 - 5 7 - 8 7 - 9 Lykens 3 - 6 6 - 11 6 - 12 Holmes-Liberty 2 - 7 5 - 11 5 - 12 Whetstone 2 - 7 5 - 10 5 - 11 Chatfield 0 - 9 0 - 15 0 - 16

Northern Ohio League Standings

Team NOL Reg Overall Bucyrus 6 - 1 15 - 1 17 - 3 Bellevue 5 - 2 15 - 6 19 - 7 Crestline 4 - 3 7 - 7 7 - 8 Norwalk 4 - 3 6 - 13 6 - 14 Shelby 4 - 3 10 - 8 10 - 9 Galion 3 - 4 6 - 10 6 - 11 Willard 2 - 5 6 - 9 6 - 10 Upper Sandusky 0 - 7 6 - 10 6 - 11

Crawford County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 16.50 Rodney High New Washington 396 24 2 15.88 Ray Seif Galion 270 17 3 15.26 Glen Kurtz Whetstone 229 15 (missing 1 game) 4 13.35 Bill Kibler Bucyrus 267 20 5 13.30 John Johnson Crestline 173 13 (missing 2 games) 6 12.80 Elmer Kottyan Mt. Zion 193 15 (missing 1 game) 7 12.60 Harold Brooks Mt. Zion 189 15 (missing 1 game) 8 12.14 Paul Butt Tiro 255 21 (missing 2 games) 9 12.00 Lowell Shumaker Leesville 288 24 10 11.28 Richard Yaussy North Robinson 158 14 (missing 2 games)

Crawford County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 29 Rodney High New Washington Leesville 12/10/1948 29 Rodney High New Washington Melmore 01/22/1949 3 26 Rodney High New Washington Leesville 01/04/1949 4 25 Edward Newman Leesville Sandusky St. Mary 03/03/1949 5 24 Dewey Morrow Leesville Nevada 01/25/1949 24 Harold Brooks Mt. Zion New Washington 01/28/1949 24 Ray Seif Galion Upper Sandusky 01/28/1949 24 Don Widman Bucyrus Willard 02/01/1949 9 23 Elmer Kottyan Mt. Zion Chatfield 01/14/1949 23 Rodney High New Washington New Haven 01/26/1949 23 Rodney High New Washington Lykens 02/04/1949 23 Harold Steiger Sulphur Springs Mt. Zion 02/11/1949 23 Bill Kibler Bucyrus Kenton 02/25/1949 23 Paul Butt Tiro Sulphur Springs 02/26/1949 Return to Crawford County index Email Me