1953-54 Marion County Boys Basketball Scores


Caledonia
Coach:  Len Walls
Record:  7-15 (3-7 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Joe Green (229 pts/10.9 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     OPP
11/17/53	@Marengo		W	62	43
11/25/53*	Prospect		L	43	53
12/01/53	Chesterville		L	36	45
12/04/53*	@Claridon		L	32	52
12/08/53	Edison			L	59	71
12/15/53	@Nevada			L	66	96
12/18/53*	@Pleasant		L	43	45
12/19/53*	New Bloomington		W	57	26
12/22/53*	Green Camp		L	53	56
12/29/53	Leesville		L	74	78	Holiday Tournament at Iberia High School
12/30/53	Plymouth		W	51	48	Holiday Tournament at Iberia High School
01/08/54*	@Meeker			W	54	51
01/12/54*	LaRue			L	46	50
01/15/54*	@Waldo			L	40	47
01/19/54	Iberia			L	52	60
01/22/54*	Morral			L	51	57
01/26/54	@Mt. Gilead		L	42	62
01/29/54*	@Martel			W	80	36
02/10/54	Claridon		L	42	49	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/12/54	Meeker			W	42	38	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/16/54	Green Camp		W	52	36	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/18/54	Morral			L	49	53	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Claridon
Coach:  Allen Augenstein
Record:  16-6 (7-3 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Gene Jessie (281 pts/14.0 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     OPP
11/13/53	Scioto Valley		W	45	40
11/20/53	@Edison			W	53	45
11/25/53*	@Martel			W	82	33
11/27/53	Olentangy		W	47	37
12/04/53*	Caledonia		W	52	32
12/11/53*	@Prospect		L	51	60
12/18/53	Delaware St. Mary	W	51	39
12/22/53*	New Bloomington		W	12	 7
01/02/54	@Chesterville		L	34	42
01/05/54	Sparta			W	63	48
01/08/54*	@Pleasant		W	64	43
01/12/54*	Green Camp		W	76	59
01/15/54*	@Meeker			L	36	39
01/19/54	?Marengo		L	43	44
01/22/54*	LaRue			W	63	47
01/29/54*	@Waldo			W	53	44
02/05/54*	Morral			L	46	47
02/06/54	@Olentangy
02/08/54	Meeker			W	44	39	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/10/54	Caledonia		W	49	42	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/16/54	Morral			W	49	48	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/20/54	Prospect		W	49	47	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
03/01/54	Dublin			L	54	61	Class B District Tournament at Otterbein College


Green Camp
Coach:  Maurice Young
Record:  2-15 (2-8 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Louie Finch (189 pts/11.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     GCHS    OPP
11/06/53	?Byhalia-York		L	42	57
11/13/53	Edison			L	47	63
11/17/53	@Harpster		L	42	71
11/20/53	Chesterville		L	38	47
11/24/53*	@LaRue			L	54	70
12/04/53*	Waldo			L	47	66
12/11/53*	@Morral			L	61	80
12/18/53*	Martel			W	71	33
12/22/53*	@Caledonia		W	56	53
01/08/54*	Prospect		L	37	77
01/12/54*	@Claridon		L	59	76
01/15/54*	New Bloomington		L	43	46
01/22/54*	@Pleasant		L	59	68
01/29/54	@Radnor			L	46	50
02/05/54*	Meeker			L	43	65
02/12/54	Prospect		L	57	72	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/16/54	Caledonia		L	36	52	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


LaRue
Coach:  Ted Dennison
Record:  9-8 (7-3 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Larry Hickman (276 pts/16.2 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     OPP
11/14/53	Mt. Victory		L	50	64
11/24/53*	Green Camp		W	70	54
12/04/53*	@Meeker			L	51	59
12/11/53	Marseilles		W	74	55
12/18/53*	Waldo			W	68	52
12/22/53*	@Morral			L	48	72
01/05/54	@Magnetic Springs	L	65	71
01/08/54*	Martel			W	94	29
01/12/54*	@Caledonia		W	50	46
01/15/54*	Prospect		W	63	57
01/22/54*	@Claridon		L	47	63
01/26/54	@Radnor			L	55	61
01/29/54*	New Bloomington		W	49	47
02/05/54*	@Pleasant		W	60	55
02/08/54	New Bloomington		W	60	43	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/16/54	Prospect		L	57	64	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/18/54	Waldo			L	45	46	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Marion Harding
Coach:  Jim Lawler
Record:  8-12 (2-8 BL)
Leading Scorer:  Ron Conroy (288 pts/14.4 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHHS    OPP
11/25/53	Bexley			W	61	47	First game in new gym
12/01/53	@Galion			W	72	38
12/04/53	@Willard		W	96	35
12/08/53	Columbus Aquinas	W	66	57
12/11/53	@Columbus West		L	71	74
12/18/53*	Bowling Green		L	53	76
12/22/53*	@Findlay		L	46	55
12/29/53	Ashland			L	55	78
01/08/54*	@Fostoria		L	43	79
01/12/54	Shelby			W	67	59
01/15/54*	Fremont Ross		L	63	72
01/22/54*	@Tiffin Columbian	L	70	76
01/29/54*	@Bowling Green		L	62	63
02/02/54	Galion			W	78	62
02/05/54*	Findlay			L	54	55
02/09/54	@Shelby			L	66	75
02/12/54*	Fostoria		W	78	76
02/19/54*	@Fremont Ross		L	73	98
02/26/54*	@Tiffin Columbian	W	75	68
03/02/54	Mansfield		L	52	62	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Marion St. Mary
Coach:  Ray Robbins
Record:  15-8 (3-1 MOC)
Leading Scorer:  Mike Anderson (334 pts/14.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L    MSMHS    OPP
12/04/53	@Carey			W	55	50
12/11/53*	@Mt. Gilead		L	51	53
12/15/53	Fostoria St. Wendelin	W	43	33	At Marion Coliseum
12/19/53	Tiffin Calvert		L	62	75	At Marion Coliseum
12/22/53	@Columbus Aquinas	L	46	64
12/28/53	Elm Valley		W	54	40	Holiday Tournament at Marion Coliseum
12/29/53	Lexington		L	51	52	Holiday Tournament at Marion Coliseum
01/02/54	Morral			W	40	33	At Marion Coliseum
01/05/54	Kenton			W	64	58	At Marion Coliseum
01/08/54*	@Richwood		W	72	50
01/09/54*	@Cardington-Lincoln	W	72	49
01/16/54	Columbus Holy Family	W	64	24	At Marion Coliseum
01/19/54	Delphos St. John's	L	47	64	At Marion Coliseum
01/23/54	Columbus Holy Rosary	W	55	45	At Marion Coliseum
01/29/54	Mt. Gilead		W	55	49	At Marion Coliseum
02/06/54*	Elm Valley		W	53	51	At Marion Coliseum
02/12/54	Johnsville		W	68	61	At Marion Coliseum
02/13/54	Delaware Willis		L	47	50	At Marion Coliseum
02/16/54	@Fredericktown		L	54	73
02/19/54	Marysville		W	47	46	At Marion Coliseum - Sudden Death 2OT
02/24/54	Granville		W	45	37	Class B Protest Tournament at Otterbein College
03/04/54	Northwestern		W	47	39	Class B District Tournament at Capital University
03/08/54	Williamsport		L	57	58	Class B District Tournament at Capital University


Martel
Coach:  Bill Anderson
Record:  0-12 (0-10 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Kenneth Braden (143 pts/11.9 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHS     OPP
11/25/53*	Claridon		L	33	82
12/04/53*	@New Bloomington	L	45	65
12/11/53*	Pleasant		L	50	74
12/15/53	@Delaware St. Mary				CANCELLED? - DSM plays Elm Valley reserves that day
12/18/53*	@Green Camp		L	33	71
12/22/53*	Meeker			L	42	97
01/08/54*	@LaRue			L	29	94
01/12/54*	Waldo			L	39	86
01/15/54*	@Morral			L	30     100
01/22/54	Alumni
01/29/54*	Caledonia		L	36	80
02/05/54*	@Prospect		L	24	80
02/10/54	Morral			L	25	76	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/12/54	Waldo			L	32	49	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Meeker
Coach:  Walker Huffman
Record:  12-9 (7-3 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Ronald Newland (287 pts/13.6 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHS     OPP
11/06/53	Darby			W	43	36
11/10/53	Harpster		W	59	49
11/13/53	Ridgeway		L	44	45
11/17/53	@Marseilles		L	40	45
11/24/53	Mt. Victory		L	67	71
12/04/53*	LaRue			W	59	51
12/11/53*	@Waldo			W	49	46
12/15/53	Radnor			W	66	55
12/18/53*	Morral			L	44	65
12/22/53*	@Martel			W	97	42
01/05/54	@Delaware St. Mary	W	64	50
01/08/54*	Caledonia		L	51	54
01/12/54*	@Prospect		L	43	65
01/15/54*	Claridon		W	39	36
01/22/54*	@New Bloomington	W	47	45
01/26/54	@Salem			L	45	71
01/29/54*	Pleasant		W	85	54
02/05/54*	@Green Camp		W	65	43
02/08/54	Claridon		L	39	44	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/10/54	New Bloomington		W	50	49	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/12/54	Caledonia		L	38	42	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Morral
Coach:  Vern Hensel
Record:  18-6 (9-1 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Clair Hensel (369 pts/15.3 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHS     OPP
11/10/53	Marseilles		W	70	50
11/13/53	Iberia			W	65	63
11/17/53	Sulphur Springs		L	59	78
11/25/53*	New Bloomington		W	82	35
11/27/53	@Harpster		W	44	41
12/04/53*	@Pleasant		W	71	28
12/05/53	Richwood		W	75	58
12/11/53*	Green Camp		W	80	61
12/18/53*	@Meeker			W	65	44
12/19/53	@Wharton		W	75	44
12/22/53*	LaRue			W	72	48
01/02/54	@Marion St. Mary	L	33	40	At Marion Coliseum
01/08/54*	@Waldo			W	76	43
01/12/54	Elm Valley		L	60	62
01/15/54*	Martel			W      100	30
01/22/54*	@Caledonia		W	57	51
01/29/54*	Prospect		L	54	68
02/05/54*	@Waldo			W	47	46
02/08/54	Pleasant		W	53	47	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/10/54	Martel			W	76	25	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/16/54	Claridon		L	48	49	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/18/54	Caledonia		W	53	49	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/20/54	Waldo			W	49	37	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
03/04/54	Amanda			L	52	65	Class B District Tournament at Otterbein College


New Bloomington
Coach:  Harry Alexander
Record:  4-12 (3-7 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Bob Schwaderer (175 pts/10.9 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     NBHS    OPP
11/13/53	@Radnor			L	32	43
11/17/53	@Edison			L	50	67
11/25/53*	@Morral			L	35	82
12/04/53*	Martel			W	65	45
12/18/53*	Prospect		L	35	57
12/19/53*	@Caledonia		L	26	57
12/22/53*	@Clardion		L	 7	12
01/05/54	Edison			L	39	41
01/08/54	Radnor			W	50	48
01/12/54*	Pleasant		W	59	57
01/15/54*	@Green Camp		W	46	43
01/22/54*	Meeker			L	45	47
01/29/54*	@LaRue			L	47	49
02/02/54	Darby
02/05/54*	Waldo			L	68	71
02/08/54	LaRue			L	43	60	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/10/54	Meeker			L	49	50	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Pleasant
Coach:  Charles Brobeck
Record:  3-14 (3-7 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Jerry Gorby (317 pts/18.6 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     PHS     OPP
11/17/53	@Johnsville		L	45	73
11/20/53	?Mt. Victory		L	48	68
11/25/53*	@Waldo			L	42	54
12/01/53	@Radnor			L	34	52
12/04/53*	Morral			L	28	71
12/08/53	Byhalia-York		L	46	55
12/11/53*	@Martel			W	74	50
12/18/53*	Caledonia		W	45	43
12/22/53*	@Prospect		L	48	93
01/08/54*	Claridon		L	43	64
01/12/54*	@New Bloomington	L	57	59
01/16/54	@Magnetic Springs
01/22/54*	Green Camp		W	68	59
01/26/54	Iberia			L	61	75
01/29/54*	@Meeker			L	54	85
02/05/54*	LaRue			L	55	60
02/08/54	Morral			L	47	53	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/10/54	Waldo			L	33	41	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Prospect
Coach:  Bob Kelley
Record:  17-5 (9-1 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Robert Rodgers (338 pts/15.3 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     PHS     OPP
11/17/53	@Iberia			L	62	67	OT
11/20/53	Radnor			W	60	43
11/25/53*	@Caledonia		W	53	43
12/01/53	@Edison			W	57	37
12/04/53	Harpster		L	37	38
12/11/53*	Claridon		W	60	51
12/15/53	Magnetic Springs	W	74	45
12/18/53*	@New Bloomington	W	57	35
12/22/53*	Pleasant		W	93	48
01/05/54	@Scioto Valley		W	62	45
01/08/54*	@Green Camp		W	77	37
01/12/54*	Meeker			W	65	43
01/15/54*	@LaRue			L	57	63
01/19/54	@Byhalia-York		W	79	68
01/22/54*	Waldo			W	62	44
01/29/54*	@Morral			W	68	54
02/05/54*	Martel			W	80	24
02/08/54	Waldo			W	57	48	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/12/54	Green Camp		W	72	57	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/16/54	LaRue			W	64	57	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/20/54	Claridon		L	47	49	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
03/05/54	Williamsport		L	48	61	Class B District Tournament at Capital University

Waldo
Coach:  Ralph Weber
Record:  11-10 (5-5 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Donald Yake (276 pts/13.1 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     WHS     OPP
11/17/53	Radnor			L	44	50
11/20/53	@Scioto Valley		W	54	42
11/25/53*	Pleasant		W	54	42
12/04/53*	@Green Camp		W	66	47
12/08/53	?Delaware St. Mary	W	52	36
12/11/53*	Meeker			L	46	49
12/18/53*	@LaRue			L	52	68
12/22/53	Iberia			L	41	45
01/05/54	@Chesterville		L	41	55
01/08/54*	Morral			L	43	76
01/12/54*	@Martel			W	86	39
01/15/54*	Caledonia		W	47	40
01/19/54	@Delaware St. Mary	W	61	59
01/22/54*	@Prospect		L	44	62
01/29/54*	Claridon		L	44	53
02/05/54*	@New Bloomington	W	71	68
02/08/54	Prospect		L	48	57	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/10/54	Pleasant		W	41	33	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/12/54	Martel			W	49	32	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/18/54	LaRue			W	46	45	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/20/54	Morral			L	37	49	Class B Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum

Buckeye League Standings

Team BL Reg Overall Fostoria 5 - 5 8 - 9 9 - 10 Marion Harding 2 - 8 8 - 11 8 - 12 Bowling Green Findlay Fremont Ross Tiffin Columbian

Marion County League Standings

Team MCL Reg Overall Morral 9 - 1 14 - 4 18 - 6 Prospect 9 - 1 14 - 3 17 - 5 Claridon 7 - 3 12 - 5 16 - 6 LaRue 7 - 3 8 - 6 9 - 8 Meeker 7 - 3 11 - 7 12 - 9 Waldo 5 - 5 8 - 8 11 - 10 Caledonia 3 - 7 5 - 13 7 - 18 New Bloomington 3 - 7 4 - 10 4 - 12 Pleasant 3 - 7 3 - 12 3 - 14 Green Camp 2 - 8 2 - 13 2 - 15 Martel 0 - 10 0 - 10 0 - 12

Mid-Ohio Conference

Team MOC Reg Overall Mt. Gilead 4 - 0 15 - 3 20 - 4 Marion St. Mary 3 - 1 13 - 7 15 - 8 Elm Valley 2 - 2 10 - 8 12 - 10 Richwood 1 - 3 7 - 11 8 - 13 Cardington-Lincoln 0 - 4 5 - 15 5 - 17

Marion County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 18.64 Jerry Gorby Pleasant 317 17 2 16.23 Larry Hickman LaRue 276 17 3 15.37 Clair Hensel Morral 369 24 4 15.36 Robert Rodgers Prospect 338 22 5 14.52 Mike Anderson Marion St. Mary 334 23 6 14.40 Ron Conroy Marion harding 288 20 7 13.79 John Craycraft Morral 331 24 8 13.77 Gene Jessie Claridon 303 22 9 13.66 Ronald Newland Meeker 287 21 10 13.14 Donald Yake Waldo 276 21

Marion County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 32 Jerry Gorby Pleasant Martel 12/11/1953 2 31 Gene Rice Caledonia Leesville 12/29/1953 3 30 Robert Rodgers Prospect Waldo 02/08/1954 4 29 Larry Hickman LaRue Marseilles 12/11/1953 29 Clair Hensel Morral Wharton 12/19/1953 29 Roger Micheli Mairon St. Mary Kenton 01/05/1954 7 28 Bob Schwaderer New Bloomington Martel 12/04/1953 28 Dan Merchant Marion St. Mary Cardington 01/09/1954 28 Jerry Gorby Pleasant Iberia 01/26/1954 10 27 Joe Green Caledonia Edison 12/08/1953 Return to the Marion County index Email Me