1952-53 Crawford County Basketball Scores


Bucyrus
Coach:  Richard King
Record:  13-5 (5-2 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Dan Bumstead (333 pts/19.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     BHS     OPP
11/26/52	Shelby			W	80	60
12/05/52	Delaware		W	78	49
12/09/52	@Tiffin Columbian	W	68	58
12/12/52	@Galion			L	56	62
12/19/52	Crestline		W	92	47
01/09/53*	Galion			L	58	65
01/13/53	@Kenton			W	58	50
01/16/53*	@Shelby			L	56	58
01/23/53*	@Crestline		W	73	56
01/24/53	Madison			W	80	47
01/27/53	@Willard		L	58	61
01/30/53*	Norwalk			W	86	56
02/06/53*	Upper Sandusky		W	75	53
02/13/53*	@Bellevue		W	67	53
02/20/53*	Willard			W	72	57
02/24/53	Madison			W	65	42	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/27/53	Shelby			W	48	35	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/28/53	Ashland			L	45	50	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Chatfield
Coach:  Bill McCullough
Record:  7-13 (4-11 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Vic Wurm (382 pts/19.1 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     OPP
11/11/52	Republic		W	58	48
11/14/52*	Lykens			L	49	52
11/21/52*	@Tiro			L	44	70
11/23/52*	Whetstone		W	75	46
12/05/52*	New Washington		L	60	69
12/09/52*	@Sulphur Springs	L	49	88
12/12/52*	@Mt. Zion		L	46	69
12/19/52*	Holmes-Liberty		L	45	55
01/06/53*	North Robinson		W	64	50
01/10/53*	Leesville		L	43	60	At Crestline High School
01/13/53*	@Whetstone		W	59	48
01/16/53*	Tiro			W	37	36
01/23/53*	@Lykens			L	39	50
01/27/53*	Mt. Zion		L	60	64
01/30/53*	@New Washington		L	56	62
02/06/53*	Sulphur Springs		L	63	64
02/12/53	Leesville		W	35	32	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/53	Mt. Zion		L	44	48	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/19/53	Holmes-Liberty		W	53	40	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/53	Tiro			L	39	61	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Crestline
Coach:  Merle Hutson
Record:  0-15 (0-7 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Bill Klopfenstein (180 pts/12.0 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     OPP
12/05/52	@Upper Sandusky		L	55	84
12/16/52	Willard			L	63	81
12/19/52	@Bucyrus		L	47	92
01/06/53	@Galion			L	45	82
01/09/53*	Upper Sandusky		L	62	73
01/16/53*	@Norwalk		L	52	65
01/23/53*	Bucyrus			L	56	73
01/20/53	Shelby			L	39	77
01/30/53*	@Bellevue		L	45	87
02/03/53	Madison			L	78	79
02/06/53*	@Willard		L	62	66
02/14/53*	Galion			L	75	84
02/17/53	@Madison		L	63     107
02/20/53*	@Shelby			L	41	75
02/25/53	Ashland			L	41	77	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Galion
Coach:  Jack Shuck
Record:  10-8 (4-3 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Randy Vance (364 pts/20.2 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     GHS     OPP
12/02/52	@Marion Harding		L	43	44
12/05/52	Shelby			W	74	57
12/09/52	@Madison		W	73	67
12/12/52	Bucyrus			W	62	56
12/19/52	@Ashland		L	45	76
01/02/53	@Mt. Vernon		L	52	91
01/06/53	Crestline		W	82	45
01/09/53*	@Bucyrus		W	65	58
01/16/53*	Bellevue		W	69	68
01/20/53	Madison			W	92	72
01/23/53*	@Willard		L	75	77
01/27/53	Tiffin Calvert		L	88     104
01/30/53*	Upper Sandusky		L	66	84
02/03/53	Marion Harding		W	79	74
02/06/53*	@Shelby			L	74	86
02/13/53*	@Crestline		W	84	75
02/20/53*	Norwalk			W	80	78
02/25/53	Mansfield Senior	L	62	72	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Holmes-Liberty
Coach:  Bill Donnenwirth
Record:  8-12 (6-9 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Norm Schiefer (259 pts/12.6 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     HSHS    OPP
11/14/52*	@North Robinson		W	47	43
11/21/52*	Leesville		L	37	47
11/23/52*	@Lykens			L	35	54
12/05/52*	@Whetstone		W	45	36
12/09/52*	Tiro			L	50	54
12/12/52*	Sulphur Springs		L	55	75
12/19/52*	@Chatfield		W	55	45
12/30/52	@Bloomville		L	55	61	Holiday Tournament at Bloomville High School
01/01/53	Greenwich		W	39	37	Holiday Tournament at Bloomville High School
01/06/53*	Mt. Zion		L	57	59
01/09/53*	@New Washington		L	42	56
01/13/53*	Lykens			W	44	37
01/16/53*	Leesville		L	42	53	At Crestline High School
01/23/53*	North Robinson		W	68	55
01/27/53*	@Sulphur Springs	L	59	91
01/30/53*	Whetstone		W	65	50
02/06/53*	@Tiro			L	47	56
02/12/53	Sulphur Springs		L	57	76	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/14/53	North Robinson		W	56	49	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/19/53	Chatfield		L	40	53	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Leesville
Coach:  Fred McCumber
Record:  10-14 (8-7 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Joe Smith (301 pts/15.0 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     OPP
11/14/52*	@Sulphur Springs	L	44	48
11/21/52*	@Holmes-Liberty		W	47	37
11/22/52	Plymouth		W	59	46	At Crestline High School
11/23/52*	New Washington		L	23	29	At Crestline High School
11/28/52	Berlin			W	40	37	At Crestline High School
12/02/52	@Carey			L	61	65
12/05/52*	Mt. Zion		L	39	43	At Crestline High School
12/09/52*	@Lykens			L	52	54
12/12/52*	Tiro			W	50	47	At Crestline High School
12/19/52*	@North Robinson		L	42	58
12/23/52*	@Whetstone		W	68	55
01/02/53	Caledonia		L	55	66	Holiday Tournament at Iberia High School
01/03/53	@Iberia			L	57	67	Holiday Tournament at Iberia High School
01/09/53	New Haven		L	46	61	At Crestline High School
01/10/53*	Chatfield		W	60	43	At Crestline High School
01/13/53*	@New Washington		W	67	61
01/16/53*	Holmes-Liberty		W	53	42	At Crestline High School
01/24/53*	Sulphur Springs		W	68	65	At Crestline High School
01/27/53*	@Tiro			L	58	70
01/30/53*	@Mt. Zion		L	52	53
02/06/53*	Lykens			W	61	54	At Crestline High School
02/07/53	@Marion St. Mary	L	44	77	At Marion Coliseum
02/12/53	Chatfield		L	32	35	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/14/53	Tiro			L	40	72	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Lykens
Coach:  Jack West
Record:  7-15 (6-9 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Paul Stineman (364 pts/16.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     OPP
11/  /52	?Arlington		L	30	43	NEED BOX
11/12/52	Sycamore		L	38	74
11/14/52*	@Chatfield		W	52	49
11/21/52*	@North Robinson		W	66	45
11/23/52*	Holmes-Liberty		W	54	35
12/05/52*	@Tiro			L	50	62
12/09/52*	Leesville		W	54	52
12/12/52*	Whetstone		L	52	53
12/15/52	@Bloomville		L	62	67
12/19/52*	@Mt. Zion		L	47	49
01/06/53*	New Washington		L	45	48
01/09/53*	Sulphur Springs		L	58	71
01/13/53*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	37	44
01/16/53*	North Robinson		W	50	36
01/23/53*	Chatfield		W	50	39
01/30/53*	Tiro			L	55	83
02/03/53	Bloomville		L	49	76
02/06/53*	Leesville		L	54	61	At Crestline High School
02/10/53	New Washington		W	57	49	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/53	Sulphur Springs		L	55	65	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/19/53	Tiro			L	60	72	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Mt. Zion
Coach:  Robert Morrison
Record:  14-7 (11-3 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Roger Sand (249 pts/11.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MZHS    OPP
11/14/52*	Tiro			W	50	49
11/21/52*	@Whetstone		W	47	37
11/23/52*	Sulphur Springs		L	48	54
12/02/52	@Nevada			L	43	64
12/05/52*	Leesville		W	43	39	At Crestline High School
12/09/52*	@New Washington		W	52	50
12/12/52*	Chatfield		W	69	46
12/19/52*	Lykens			W	49	47
01/02/53	@Sycamore		L	37	53	Holiday Tournament at Sycamore High School
01/03/53	New Washington		W	46	36	Holiday Tournament at Sycamore High School
01/06/53*	@Holmes-Liberty		W	59	57
01/09/53*	North Robinson		W	62	33
01/13/53*	@Sulphur Springs	L	45	64
01/16/53*	Whetstone		W	76	46
01/23/53*	@Tiro			L	69	75
01/27/53*	@Chatfield		W	64	60
01/30/53*	Leesville		W	53	52
02/14/53	Whetstone		W	74	57	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/53	Chatfield		W	48	44	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/53	Sulphur Springs		L	66	79	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
03/03/53	Sulphur Springs		L	52	69	Class B District Tournament at Heidelberg College


New Washington
Coach:  Frank Robey
Record:  8-12 (8-6 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Bill Cleland (217 pts/12.0 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     NWHS    OPP
11/14/52*	@Whetstone		L	58	65
11/18/52	@Attica			L	50	54
11/21/52*	Sulphur Springs		L	94     112
11/23/52*	Leesville		W	29	23	At Crestline High School
12/05/52*	@Chatfield		W	69	60
12/09/52*	Mt. Zion		L	50	52
12/12/52*	North Robinson		W	93	44
12/19/52*	@Tiro			L	46	64
01/02/53	Carey			L	49	80	Holiday Tournament at Sycamore High School
01/03/53	Mt. Zion		L	36	46	Holiday Tournament at Sycamore High School
01/06/53*	@Lykens			W	48	45
01/09/53*	Holmes-Liberty		W	56	42
01/13/53*	Leesville		L	61	67
01/16/53*	@Sulphur Springs	L	58	76
01/20/53	@Greenwich		L	40	53
01/23/53*	Whetstone		W	72	55
01/27/53*	@North Robinson		W	66	50
01/30/53*	Chatfield		W	62	56
02/10/53	Lykens			L	49	57	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/12/53	North Robinson		L	57	58	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


North Robinson
Coach:  Dick Bourquin
Record:  3-15 (2-13 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Ken Bogan (225 pts/12.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     NRHS    OPP
11/14/52*	Holmes-Liberty		L	43	47
11/21/52*	Lykens			L	45	66
11/23/52*	@Tiro			L	45	81
12/05/52*	@Sulphur Springs	L	59     109
12/09/52*	Whetstone		L	53	58
12/12/52*	@New Washington		L	44	93
12/19/52*	Leesville		W	58	42
01/06/53*	@Chatfield		L	50	64
01/09/53*	Mt. Zion		L	33	62
01/13/53*	Tiro			W	60	55
01/16/53*	@Lykens			L	36	50
01/23/53*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	55	68
01/27/53*	New Washington		L	50	66
01/30/53*	Sulphur Springs		L	76	88
02/06/53*	@Whetstone		L	66	70
02/10/53	Whetstone		L	45	59	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/12/53	New Washington		W	58	57	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/14/53	Holmes-Liberty		L	49	56	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Sulphur Springs
Coach:  Tom Thatcher
Record:  21-4 (13-2 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Demont Sponseller (572 pts/22.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     SSHS    OPP
11/14/52*	Leesville		W	48	44
11/21/52*	@New Washington		W      112	94
11/23/52*	@Mt. Zion		W	54	48
12/02/52	Morral			W	91	50
12/05/52*	North Robinson		W      109	59
12/09/52*	Chatfield		W	88	49
12/12/52*	@Holmes-Liberty		W	75	55
12/16/52	Sycamore		L	55	64
12/19/52*	@Whetstone		W	85	50
01/02/53*	Tiro			L	57	64
01/06/53	Attica			W	66	63
01/09/53*	@Lykens			W	71	58
01/13/53*	Mt. Zion		W	64	45
01/16/53*	New Washington		W	76	58
01/24/53*	Leesville		L	65	68	At Crestline High School
01/27/53*	Holmes-Liberty		W	91	59
01/30/53*	@North Robinson		W	88	76
02/06/53*	@Chatfield		W	64	63
02/10/53	Tiro			W	58	48	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/12/53	Holmes-Liberty		W	76	57	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/53	Lykens			W	65	55	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/53	Mt. Zion		W	79	66	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/27/53	Attica			W	59	57	Class B District Tournament at Heidelberg College
03/03/53	Mt. Zion		W	69	52	Class B District Tournament at Heidelberg College
03/06/53	Sycamore		L	35	60	Class B District Tournament at Heidelberg College


Tiro
Coach:  Tom Arnold
Record:  18-7 (11-4 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Wendell Amstutz (429 pts/17.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     THS     OPP
11/14/52*	Mt. Zion		L	49	50
11/21/52*	Chatfield		W	70	44
11/23/52*	North Robinson		W	81	45
12/05/52*	Lykens			W	62	50
12/09/52*	@Holmes-Liberty		W	54	50
12/12/52*	Leesville		L	47	50	At Crestline High School
12/16/52	New Haven		W	68	46
12/19/52*	New Washington		W	64	46
01/02/53*	@Sulphur Springs	W	64	57
01/09/53*	Whetstone		W	66	46
01/13/53*	@North Robinson		L	55	60
01/16/53*	@Chatfield		L	36	37
01/23/53*	Mt. Zion		W	75	69
01/20/53	Republic		W	68	42
01/27/53*	Leesville		W	70	58
01/30/53*	@Lykens			W	83	55
02/06/53*	Holmes-Liberty		W	56	47
02/10/53	Sulphur Springs		L	48	58	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/14/53	Leesville		W	72	40	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/53	Whetstone		W	70	43	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/19/53	Lykens			W	72	60	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/53	Chatfield		W	61	39	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/27/53	McCutchinville		W	55	43	Class B District Tournament at Heidelberg College
03/03/53	Sycamore		L	37	58	Class B District Tournament at Heidelberg College
??/??/??	???			L	??	??


Whetstone
Coach:  Dallas Gardner
Record:  6-13 (5-10 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Norm Dinkle (284 pts/14.9 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     WHS     OPP
11/14/52*	New Washington		W	65	58
11/21/52*	Mt. Zion		L	37	47
11/23/52*	@Chatfield		L	46	75
12/05/52*	Holmes-Liberty		L	36	45
12/09/52*	@North Robinson		W	58	53
12/12/52*	@Lykens			W	53	52
12/19/52*	Sulphur Springs		L	50	85
12/23/52*	Leesville		L	55	68
01/09/53*	@Tiro			L	46	66
01/13/53*	Chatfield		L	48	59
01/16/53*	@Mt. Zion		L	46	76
01/20/53	@Nevada			L	56	90
01/23/53*	@New Washington		L	55	72
01/27/53*	Lykens			W	60	58
01/30/53*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	50	65
02/06/53*	North Robinson		W	70	66
02/10/53	North Robinson		W	59	45	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/14/53	Mt. Zion		L	57	74	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/53	Tiro			L	43	70	Class B Class B Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School

Crawford County League Standings

Team CCL Reg Overall Sulphur Springs 13 - 2 15 - 3 21 - 4 Mt. Zion 11 - 3 12 - 5 14 - 7 Tiro 11 - 4 13 - 5 18 - 7 New Washington 8 - 6 8 - 10 8 - 12 Leesville 8 - 7 10 - 12 10 - 14 Holmes-Liberty 6 - 9 7 - 10 8 - 12 Lykens 6 - 9 6 - 13 7 - 15 Whetstone 5 - 10 5 - 11 6 - 13 Chatfield 4 - 11 5 - 11 7 - 13 North Robinson 2 - 13 2 - 13 3 - 15

Northern Ohio League Standings

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

Crawford County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 22.88 Demont Sponseller Sulphur Springs 572 25 2 20.22 Randy Vance Galion 364 18 3 19.60 Ron Kalb Sulphur Springs 490 25 4 19.58 Dan Bumstead Bucyrus 333 17 5 19.10 Vic Wurm Chatfield 382 20 6 17.87 Wendell Amstutz Tiro 429 24 Missing 1 Game 7 17.00 Dave Monroe Galion 306 18 8 16.54 Paul Stineman Lykens 364 21 9 16.50 Jim Gardner New Washington 132 8 10 15.05 Joe Smith Leesville 301 20

Crawford County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 45 Randy Vance Galion Madison 01/20/1953 2 41 Wendell Amstutz Tiro Mt. Zion 01/23/1953 3 40 Demont Sponseller Sulphur Springs Whetstone 12/19/1952 4 39 Demont Sponseller Sulphur Springs New Washington 11/21/1952 39 Demont Sponseller Sulphur Springs Chatfield 12/09/1952 39 Wendell Amstutz Tiro Lykens 01/30/1953 7 35 Paul Stineman Lykens Leesville 02/06/1953 8 34 Dan Bumstead Bucyrus Crestline 12/19/1952 34 Demont Sponseller Sulphur Springs Mt. Zion 03/03/1953 10 33 Vic Wurm Chatfield Mt. Zion 01/27/1953 33 Paul Stineman Lykens Tiro 02/19/1953 Return to Crawford County index Email Me