1956-57 Crawford County Basketball Scores


Bucyrus
Coach:  Dave Winefordner
Record:  5-14 (2-5 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Jack Hewitt (278 pts/14.4 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     BHS     Opp
11/30/56	@Port Clinton		W	67	66
12/01/56	@Crestline		L	65	69
12/04/56	Tiffin Columbian	L	61	97
12/07/56	@Galion			L	54	75
12/11/56	Madison			L	65	69
12/14/56	Crestline		L	88	91
12/18/56	@Willard		W	82	47
12/21/56	Shelby			L	72	93
01/04/57*	Norwalk			L	58	59
01/08/57	@Kenton			L	66	78
01/11/57*	Upper Sandusky		W	74	65
01/18/57*	@Bellevue		W	53	43
01/25/57*	Willard			L	53	54
01/26/57	@Madison		W	60	58
01/29/57	@Upper Sandusky		L	52	61
02/01/57*	Galion			L	65	86
02/08/57*	@Shelby			L	52	77
02/15/57*	@Tiffin Columbian	L	53	81
02/22/57	Marion Harding		L	34	70	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Chatfield
Coach:  Bill Maxwell
Record:  3-16 (2-13 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Bob Schifer (302 pts/15.9 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     Opp
11/20/56	@Republic		W	68	65
11/27/56	Claridon		L	50	62
11/30/56*	@Mt. Zion		L	48	78
12/04/56*	Leesville		W	62	56
12/07/56*	Lykens			L	48	52
12/11/56*	Holmes-Liberty		L	48     101
12/14/56*	@Whetstone		L	52	63
12/18/56*	Mt. Zion		L	52	88
01/04/57*	North Robinson		L	43	80
01/11/57*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	43	94
01/15/57*	@Lykens			L	31	61
01/18/57*	@Leesville		W	63	61	OT
01/25/57*	Tiro			L	45	71
01/29/57*	Whetstone		L	62	66
02/01/57*	@New Washington		L	57	86
02/05/57*	@North Robinson		L	49	63
02/08/57*	Sulphur Springs		L	45     103
02/14/57	New Washington		L	58	81	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/57	Lykens			L	52	76	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Crestline
Coach:  Les Grace
Record:  17-4
Leading Scorer:  Larry Simmermacher (451 pts/21.4 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     Opp
11/30/56	@Ontario		W	71	54
12/01/56	Bucyrus			W	69	65 
12/07/56	@Mt. Gilead		W	78	55
12/08/56	Upper Sandusky		W	84	71
12/14/56	@Bucyrus		W	91	88
12/15/56	Willard			W      100	77
12/21/56	@Galion			W      100	72
01/05/57	Cardington-Lincoln	W      107	51
01/08/57	Galion			W	90	56
01/11/57	Marion St. Mary		W	83	57
01/08/57	@Loudonville		L	63	71
01/25/57	@Fredericktown		W	69	66
01/26/57	Carey			W      103	82
01/29/57	@Shelby			L	75     103
02/02/57	@Upper Sandusky		L	65	68
02/09/57	Bellville		W	98	88
02/16/57	Fostoria St. Wendelin	W	90	37	Class A County Exempt Tournament at Fremont Ross High School
02/19/57	Carey			W	90	68	Class A County Exempt Tournament at Fremont Ross High School
02/21/57	Rossford		W	88	58	Class A County Exempt Tournament at Fremont Ross High School
03/02/57	Attica			W	70	64	Class A Sectional Tournament at Heidelberg College
03/08/57	Holmes-Liberty		L	71	86	Class A District Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School


Galion
Coach:  Jack Shuck
Record:  9-10 (5-2 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Wilbur Ritzhaupt (254 pts/13.3 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     GHS     Opp
11/30/56	Shelby			L	54	81
12/01/56	Mt. Gilead		W	50	37
12/04/56	Madison			W	67	58
12/07/56	Bucyrus			W	75	54
12/14/56	@Ashland		L	60	82
12/21/56	Crestline		L	72     100
12/29/56	@Mt. Vernon		L	72     101
01/04/57*	Upper Sandusky		W	60	50
01/08/57	@Crestline		L	56	90
01/11/57*	@Shelby			L	69	91
01/18/57*	@Tiffin Columbian	L	51	85
01/19/57	@Marion St. Mary	W	65	64
01/25/57*	Norwalk			W	68	57
02/01/57*	@Bucyrus		W	86	65
02/08/57*	Bellevue		W	74	54
02/12/57	Marion Harding		L	56	79
02/15/57*	@Willard		W	83	62
02/19/57	@Madison		L	51	64
02/23/57	Madison			L	52	53	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Holmes-Liberty
Coach:  Clarence Jewell
Record:  22-2 (14-1 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Deb Koons (542 pts/22.5 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     HLHS    Opp
11/16/56	Pleasant Township	W	72	55
11/30/56*	@Lykens			W	52	48
12/04/56*	Whetstone		W	87	53
12/07/56*	Mt. Zion		W	85	49
12/11/56*	@Chatfield		W      101	48
12/14/56*	Tiro			W	90	44
01/04/57*	Sulphur Springs		W	69	43
01/08/57*	Lykens			W	85	36
01/11/57*	Chatfield		W	94	43
01/15/57*	Mt. Zion		W	64	42
01/18/57*	@Whetstone		W	76	22
01/25/57*	North Robinson		W	88	58
02/01/57*	Leesville		W	91	46
02/02/57*	Tiro			W	93	56
02/05/57*	Sulphur Springs		L	42	54	at Bucyrus High School
02/08/57*	New Washington		W      103	50
02/12/57	Leesville		W      104	49	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/18/57	New Washington		W	86	70	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/23/57	Sulphur Springs		W	58	51	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
03/02/57	Huron			W	71	60	Class A Sectional Tournament at Heidelberg College
03/08/57	Crestline		W	86	71	Class A District Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/09/57	Sulphur Springs		W	63	60	Class A District Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/15/57	New Bremen		W	73	63	Class A Regional Tournament at Lima Senior High School
03/16/57	Ayersville		L	71	94	Class A Regional Tournament at Lima Senior High School


Leesville
Coach:  Art Teynor
Record:  1-18 (0-14 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Charles Gledhill (182 pts/10.1 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     Opp
11/16/56	@Iberia			W	67	61	NEED BOX
11/27/56	@Ontario		L	29	51
11/30/56*	@North Robinson		L	44	80
12/04/56*	@Chatfield		L	56	62
12/07/56*	@Sulphur Springs	L	41	98
12/11/56*	@Whetstone		L	48	60
12/14/56*	@Lykens			L	44	65
12/18/56*	North Robinson		L	53	70
01/04/57*	@Mt. Zion		L	41	91
01/08/57	@Harpster		L	35	46
01/11/57*	Whetstone		L	69	71	2OT
01/15/57*	Sulphur Springs		L	50     104
01/18/57*	Chatfield		L	61	63
01/25/57*	@New Washington		L	33	81
02/01/57*	Holmes-Liberty		L	46	91
02/05/57*	Mt. Zion		L	45	76
02/08/57*	@Tiro			L	57	90
02/12/57	Holmes-Liberty		L	49     104	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/14/57	Lykens			L	66	82	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Lykens
Coach:  Jack Binnix
Record:  11-10 (8-6 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Gene Bordner (415 pts/19.7 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     Opp
11/07/56	@Sycamore		L	41	47
11/13/56	@Republic		W	59	45
11/30/56*	Holmes-Liberty		L	48	52
12/04/56*	@Mt. Zion		L	45	54
12/07/56*	@Chatfield		W	52	48
12/13/56*	@Tiro			W	67	41
12/14/56*	Leesville		W	65	44
12/19/56	@Bloomville		L	63	73
01/04/57*	@New Washington		W	65	52
01/08/57*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	36	85
01/11/57*	Tiro			W	69	47
01/15/57*	Chatfield		W	61	31
01/18/57*	Mt. Zion		L	43	54
01/25/57*	@Sulphur Springs	L	58	76
02/01/57*	North Robinson		W	55	51
02/05/57*	@New Washington		L	63	73
02/08/57*	@Whetstone		W	68	48
02/12/57	Tiro			L	55	60	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/14/57	Leesville		W	82	66	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/57	Chatfield		W	76	52	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/57	Mt. Zion		L	56	58	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Mt. Zion
Coach:  Robert Morrison
Record:  16-7 (10-5 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Charles Smith (424 pts/18.4 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     MZHS    Opp
11/13/56	Attica			W	73	55
11/17/56	Iberia			W	75	50
11/23/56	North Robinson		W	50	27
11/30/56*	Chatfield		W	78	48
12/04/56*	Lykens			W	54	45
12/07/56*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	49	85
12/11/56*	@Sulphur Springs	L	52	66
12/14/56*	New Washington		W	77	65
12/18/56*	@Chatfield		W	88	52
12/28/56	Nevada			W	78	62
01/04/57*	Leesville		W	91	41
01/11/57*	Sulphur Springs		L	33	75
01/15/57*	Holmes-Liberty		L	42	64
01/18/57*	@Lykens			W	54	43
01/25/57*	Whetstone		W	78	68
01/29/57*	@New Washington		W	60	55
02/01/57*	@Tiro			W	71	58
02/05/57*	Leesville		W	76	45
02/08/57*	@North Robinson		L	56	58
02/14/57	Whetstone		W	89	65	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/19/57	Sulphur Springs		L	46	66	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/57	Lykens			W	58	56	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/23/57	New Washington		L	66	68	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School - OT


New Washington
Coach:  Frank Robey
Record:  14-12 (7-8 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Paul Fike (651 pts/25.0 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     NWHS    Opp
11/20/56	@Attica			L	67	87
11/30/56*	Whetstone		W      111	61
12/01/56	@Shiloh			W	66	65
12/04/56*	Sulphur Springs		L	55	61
12/07/56*	@Tiro			W	84	80
12/11/56*	North Robinson		L	68	70 	2OT
12/14/56*	Mt. Zion		L	65	77
12/18/56*	@Whetstone		W	99	54
01/04/57*	Lykens			L	52	65
01/08/57	Nevada			W	88	61
01/11/57*	@North Robinson		L	65	74
01/15/57*	Tiro			W	66	62
01/18/57*	@Sulphur Springs	L	57	71
01/22/57	@Plymouth		L	65	66
01/25/57*	Leesville		W	81	33
01/29/57*	Mt. Zion		L	55	60
02/01/57*	Chatfield		W	86	57
02/05/57*	@Lykens			W	73	63
02/08/57*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	50     103
02/12/57	North Robinson		W	69	57	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/14/57	Chatfield		W	81	58	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/19/57	Holmes-Liberty		L	70	86	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/57	Whetstone		W	63	62	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/23/57	Mt. Zion		W	68	66	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School - OT
03/01/57	Greenwich		W	73	68	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/02/57	Sulphur Springs		L	57	74	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School


North Robinson
Coach:  Jim Clem
Record:  9-9 (9-6 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Bob Yunker (308 pts/17.1 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     NRHS    Opp
11/23/56	@Mt. Zion		L	27	50
11/30/56*	Leesville		W	80	44
12/04/56*	@Tiro			W	77	74	OT
12/07/56*	@Whetstone		L	52	56
12/11/56*	@New Washington		W	70	68
12/14/56*	Sulphur Springs		L	60	79
12/18/56*	Leesville		W	70	53
01/04/57*	Chatfield		W	80	43
01/11/57*	New Washington		W	74	65
01/15/57*	Whetstone		W	74	62
01/18/57*	Tiro			L	77	79
01/25/57*	Holmes-Liberty		L	58	88
01/29/57*	Sulphur Springs		L	45     102
02/01/57*	Lykens			L	51	55
02/05/57*	Chatfield		W	63	49
02/08/57*	Mt. Zion		W	58	56
02/12/57	New Washington		L	57	69	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/57	Whetstone		L	64	65	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School - OT


Sulphur Springs
Coach:  Tom Thatcher
Record:  20-3 (14-1 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Roger Kalb (506 pts/22.0 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     SSHS    Opp
11/27/56	Sycamore		W      105	77
11/30/56*	Tiro			W      128	64
12/04/56*	@New Washington		W	61	55
12/07/56*	Leesville		W	98	41
12/11/56*	Mt. Zion		W	66	52
12/14/56*	@North Robinson		W	79	60
12/18/56*	@Tiro			W	82	57
12/21/56	@Mt. Gilead		W	97	47
01/04/57*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	43	69
01/11/57*	@Mt. Zion		W	75	33
01/15/57*	Leesville		W      104	50
01/18/57*	New Washington		W	71	57
01/25/57*	Lykens			W	76	58
01/29/57*	North Robinson		W      102	45
02/01/57*	Whetstone		W	92	53
02/05/57*	Holmes-Liberty		W	54	42	at Bucyrus High School
02/08/57*	@Chatfield		W      103	45
02/16/57	Tiro			W	93	48	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/19/57	Mt. Zion		W	66	46	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/23/57	Holmes-Liberty		L	51	58	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
03/02/57	New Washington		W	74	57	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/08/57	Union			W	65	49	Class A District Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/09/57	Holmes-Liberty		L	60	63	Class A District Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School


Tiro
Coach:  Bob Johnson
Record:  5-16 (4-11 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Norman Tackett (428 pts/20.3 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     THS     Opp
11/06/56	@New Haven		L	44	46
11/20/56	@Shiloh			L	59	68
11/27/56	@Greenwich		L	48	70
11/30/56*	@Sulphur Springs	L	64     128
12/04/56*	North Robinson		L	74	77	OT
12/07/56*	New Washington		L	80	84
12/11/56*	Lykens			L	41	67
12/14/56*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	44	90
12/18/56*	Sulphur Springs		L	57	82
01/04/57*	Whetstone		W      105	65
01/11/57*	@Lykens			L	47	69
01/15/57*	@New Washington		L	62	66
01/18/57*	North Robinson		W	79	77
01/25/57*	@Chatfield		W	71	45
02/01/57*	Mt. Zion		L	58	71
02/02/57*	Holmes-Liberty		L	56	93
02/05/57*	@Whetstone		L	56	62
02/08/57*	Leesville		W	90	57
02/12/57	Lykens			W	60	55	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/57	Sulphur Springs		L	48	93	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/19/57	Whetstone		L	63	75	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Whetstone
Coach:  Charles Gates
Record:  10-12 (6-9 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Donn Knowlton (485 pts/23.0 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus		       W/L     WHS     Opp
11/17/56	@Morral			L	49	77
11/21/56	@Martel			W	61	58	NEED BOX
11/30/56*	@New Washington		L	61     111
12/04/56*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	53	87
12/07/56*	North Robinson		W	56	52
12/11/56*	Leesville		W	60	48
12/14/56*	Chatfield		W	63	52
12/18/56*	New Washington		L	54	99
01/04/57*	@Tiro			L	65     105
01/08/57	Martel			W	88	51
01/11/57*	@Leesville		W	71	69	2OT
01/15/57*	@North Robinson		L	62	74
01/18/57*	Holmes-Liberty		L	22	76
01/25/57*	@Mt. Zion		L	68	78
01/29/57*	@Chatfield		W	66	62
02/01/57*	@Sulphur Springs	L	53	92
02/05/57*	Tiro			W	62	56
02/08/57*	Lykens			L	48	68
02/14/57	Mt. Zion		L	65	89	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/57	North Robinson		W	65	64	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School - OT
02/19/57	Tiro			W	75	63	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/57	New Washington		L	62	63	Class A Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School

Crawford County League Standings

Team CCL Reg Overall Sulphur Springs 14 - 1 16 - 1 20 - 3 Holmes-Liberty 14 - 1 15 - 1 22 - 2 Mt. Zion 10 - 5 14 - 5 16 - 7 North Robinson 9 - 6 9 - 7 9 - 9 Lykens 8 - 6 9 - 8 11 - 10 New Washington 7 - 8 9 - 10 14 - 12 Whetstone 6 - 9 8 - 10 10 - 12 Tiro 4 - 11 4 - 14 5 - 16 Chatfield 2 - 13 3 - 14 3 - 16 Leesville 0 - 14 1 - 16 1 - 18

Northern Ohio League Standings

Team NOL Reg Overall Shelby 7 - 0 16 - 1 21 - 2 Tiffin Columbian 6 - 1 15 - 1 17 - 2 Galion 5 - 2 9 - 9 9 - 10 Norwalk 3 - 4 5 - 12 6 - 13 Upper Sandusky 3 - 4 6 - 12 6 - 13 Bucyrus 2 - 5 5 - 13 5 - 14 Willard 2 - 5 3 - 13 3 - 14 Bellevue 0 - 7 0 - 18 0 - 19

Crawford County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 25.03 Paul Fike New Washington 651 26 2 23.09 Donn Knowlton Whetstone 485 21 missing 1 game 3 22.58 Deb Koons Holmes-Liberty 542 24 4 22.00 Roger Kalb Sulphur Springs 506 23 5 21.47 Larry Simmermacher Crestline 451 21 6 20.38 Norman Tackett Tiro 428 21 7 20.33 Bob Wilcox Whetstone 427 21 missing 1 game 8 19.76 Gene Bordner Lykens 415 21 9 19.56 Allen Heydinger New Washinton 489 25 10 17.66 Joe Gottfried Crestline 371 21

Crawford County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 41 Bill Wood Crestline Willard 12/15/56 41 Norman Tackett Tiro Whetstone 01/04/57 3 40 Norman Tackett Tiro Leesville 01/04/57 4 39 Donn Knowlton Whetstone Leesville 01/11/57 5 38 Paul Fike New Washington Whetstone 12/18/56 6 36 Donn Knowlton Whetstone New Washington 11/30/56 36 Norman Tackett Tiro New Washington 12/07/56 8 35 Paul Fike New Washington Whetstone 11/30/56 35 Norman Tackett Tiro North Robinson 12/04/56 35 Allen Heydinger New Washington North Robinson 01/11/57 35 Bob Yunker North Robinson Tiro 01/18/57 35 Deb Koons Holmes-Liberty New Washington 02/18/57 Return to Crawford County index Email Me