1956-57 Marion County Boys Basketball Scores


Caledonia
Coach:  George Hamric
Record:  12-8 (6-4 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Bill Hunt (297 pts/18.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     OPP
11/27/56	Edison			W	53	50
11/30/56*	@Morral			L	48	75
12/07/56*	Martel			W	74	41
12/08/56	@Alger			L	60	64
12/14/56	Ohio Deaf		W	81	54
12/15/56	@Iberia			W	75	52
12/21/56*	@Prospect		L	56	89
12/22/56	Alumni			W	36	35
01/04/57*	Claridon		W	55	43
01/05/57	@Chesterville		L	65	66
01/11/57*	@New Bloomington	W	67	62
01/18/57*	Pleasant		L	49	76
01/25/57*	@Green Camp		W	71	65
02/01/57*	@LaRue			L	75	82
02/05/57*	Meeker			W	89	72
02/08/57*	Waldo			W	97	53
02/12/57	Morral			L	43	64	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/14/57	Green Camp		W	65	52	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/16/57	Meeker			W	70	44	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/21/57	Prospect		L	60	71	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Claridon
Coach:  Allen Augenstein
Record:  10-12 (3-7 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Don McCoy (438 pts/20.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     OPP
11/27/56	@Chatfield		W	62	50
11/30/56*	@LaRue			L	46	58
12/07/56*	Waldo			W	53	29
12/14/56*	@Morral			L	55	69
12/21/56*	Martel			W	67	45
12/26/56	Upper Sandusky		L	49	56	Holiday Tournament at Marion Harding High School
12/29/56	Sycamore		L	47	52	Holiday Tournament at Marion Harding High School
01/04/57*	@Caledonia		L	43	55
01/05/57	@Edison			L	45	70
01/11/57*	Prospect		L	67	70
01/18/57	@Ohio Deaf		W	62	45
01/19/57	Iberia			W	53	49
01/25/57*	@New Bloomington	L	50	51
01/26/57	Morral			W	72	71	OT
02/01/57*	@Green Camp		W	64	62	OT
02/05/57*	Pleasant		L	63	76
02/08/57*	Meeker			L	61	62
02/12/57	Pleasant		L	48	65	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/14/57	New Bloomington		W	60	38	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/16/57	Martel			W	54	25	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/19/57	Waldo			W	64	43	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/21/57	LaRue			L	47	49	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Green Camp
Coach:  Maurice Young
Record:  4-11 (3-7 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Jay Flach (232 pts/15.4 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     GCHS    OPP
11/16/56	@Byhalia-York		L	42	51
11/30/56*	Pleasant		L	52	83
12/07/56	Marseilles		W	61	53
12/11/56	Edison			L	40	83
12/14/56*	@Meeker			L	55	64
12/21/56*	LaRue			L	54	70
12/29/56	Alumni
01/04/57*	@Waldo			W	70	57
01/11/57*	Morral			L	45	57
01/18/57*	@Martel			W	74	44
01/25/57*	Caledonia		L	65	71
01/29/57*	@Prospect		L	53	98
02/01/57*	Claridon		L	62	64	OT
02/08/57*	@New Bloomington	W	53	50
02/12/57	Prospect		L	37	41	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/14/57	Caledonia		L	52	65	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


LaRue
Coach:  Mike Pekach
Record:  16-7 (7-3 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Charles Herrick (386 pts/16.7 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     OPP
11/20/56	Radnor			W	65	50
11/30/56*	Claridon		W	58	46
12/07/56*	@New Bloomington	W	65	57
12/08/56	@McGuffey		L	66     102
12/14/56*	Pleasant		L	73	85
12/15/56	Salem			W	81	77
12/21/56*	@Green Camp		W	70	54
12/28/56	Darby			W	77	45	Holiday Tournament at Magnetic Springs High School
12/29/56	New Bloomington		W	60	51	Holiday Tournament at Magnetic Springs High School
01/04/57*	Meeker			W	60	49
01/05/57	@Ridgeway		L	82	84
01/12/57	@Mt. Victory		W	73	58
01/18/57*	@Waldo			W	59	45
01/25/57*	Morral			L	70	71
01/26/57	@Edison			W	77	72
02/01/57*	Caledonia		W	82	75
02/05/57*	@Martel			W	94	53
02/08/57*	@Prospect		L	61	84
02/12/57	New Bloomington		W	52	42	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/14/57	Martel			W	67	35	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/19/57	Morral			L	59	61	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/21/57	Claridon		W	49	47	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/24/57	Prospect		L	64	76	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Marion Harding
Coach:  Jim Gibson
Record:  11-8 (5-5 BC)
Leading Scorer:  Phil Sykes (245 pts/12.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHHS    OPP
12/04/56	Kenton			W	55	54
12/08/56	@Columbus Aquinas	L	45	48
12/14/56*	@Sandusky		W	56	53
12/21/56*	Findlay			L	67	68	OT
12/28/56*	@Fremont Ross		W	61	59
12/29/56	Newark			W	56	53
01/04/57*	@Lorain			L	52	62
01/05/57	Ashland			L	51	54
01/08/57	@Upper Sandusky		W	87	47
01/11/57*	Elyria			W	54	52
01/18/57*	Sandusky		W	62	39
01/25/57*	@Findlay		L	50	53
02/01/57*	Fremont Ross		L	53	58
02/02/57	@Bexley			W	61	50
02/08/57*	Lorain			W	82	51
02/12/57	@Galion			W	79	56
02/15/57*	@Elyria			L	52	59
02/22/57	Bucyrus			W	70	34	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum
03/01/57	Mansfield		L	53	70	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Marion St. Mary
Coach:  Ray Robbins
Record:  12-8 (5-2 MOC)
Leading Scorer:  Jon Smith (430 pts/21.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L    MSMHS    OPP
11/30/56	Carey			L	58	76	At Marion Harding High School
12/08/56*	Elm Valley		W	67	52	At Marion Harding High School
12/14/56	@Tiffin Calvert		L	72	98
12/15/56	Mt. Gilead		W	54	46	At Marion Harding High School
12/18/56	Columbus Aquinas	W	63	62	At Marion Harding High School
12/26/56	Sycamore		W	59	50	Holiday Tournament at Marion Harding High School
12/28/56	Upper Sandusky		W	50	43	Holiday Tournament at Marion Harding High School
01/04/57*	@Scioto Valley		W	69	55
01/08/57*	@Cardington-Lincoln	L	60	62
01/11/57	@Crestline		L	57	83
01/15/57*	Big Walnut		W	66	61	At Marion Harding High School
01/19/57	Galion			L	64	65	At Marion Harding High School
01/22/57	@Kenton			L	58	79
01/25/57*	Olentangy		W	60	52	At Marion Harding High School
02/02/57*	@Richwood		L	64	66
02/08/57*	@Mt. Gilead		W	55	54
02/09/57	Fredericktown		W	69	54	At Marion Harding High School
02/18/57	Delaware St. Mary	W	60	50	Class A Exempt Tournament at Otterbein College
02/20/57	Columbus St. Mary	W	54	52	Class A Exempt Tournament at Otterbein College
02/25/57	Danville		L	46	63	Class A District Tournament at Otterbein College


Martel
Coach:  James Coffman
Record:  0-17 (0-10 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Paul Thacker (252 pts/15.7 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHS     OPP
11/21/56	Whetstone		L	58	61	NEED BOX
11/30/56	Delaware St. Mary	L	67	91
12/07/56*	@Caledonia		L	41	74
12/08/56	Harpster		L	57	69
12/14/56*	Prospect		L	34	92
12/21/56*	@Claridon		L	45	67
01/04/57*	New Bloomington		L	32	69
01/08/57	@Whetstone		L	51	88
01/11/57*	@Pleasant		L	31	84
01/18/57*	Green Camp		L	44	74
01/19/57	@Delaware St. Mary	L	55	81
01/25/57*	@Meeker			L	44	67
02/01/57*	@Waldo			L	34	60
02/05/57*	LaRue			L	53	94
02/08/57*	Morral			L	28	91
02/14/57	LaRue			L	35	67	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/16/57	Claridon		L	25	54	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Meeker
Coach:  Jim Argentine
Record:  7-10 (4-6 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Bill White (289 pts/17.0 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHS     OPP
11/13/56	@Salem			L	48	67
11/20/56	@Ridgeway
11/30/56*	New Bloomington		L	46	59
12/01/56	@Mt. Victory		W	60	58
12/07/56*	@Pleasant		L	38	85
12/14/56*	Green Camp		W	64	55
12/18/56	Magnetic Springs	W	57	46
12/21/56	@Marseilles		W	70	68
01/04/57*	@LaRue			L	49	60
01/11/57*	Waldo			W	60	48
01/15/57	@Nevada			L	38	64
01/18/57*	@Morral			L	49	84
01/25/57*	Martel			W	67	44
01/29/57*	@Caledonia		L	72	89
02/01/57*	Prospect		L	66	98
02/08/57*	@Claridon		W	62	61
02/14/57	Morral			L	28	59	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/16/57	Caledonia		L	44	70	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Morral
Coach:  Vern Hensel
Record:  19-4 (9-1 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Harry Johnson (488 pts/21.2 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHS     OPP
11/13/56	@Marseilles		W	79	45
11/16/56	@Edison			W	56	46
11/17/56	Whetstone		W	77	49
11/21/56	@Mt. Victory		W	68	53
11/30/56*	Caledonia		W	75	48
12/70/56*	@Prospect		L	54	69
12/14/56*	Claridon		W	69	55
12/21/56*	@New Bloomington	W	64	46
12/28/56	@Iberia			W	64	53
01/04/57*	Pleasant		W	78	61
01/11/57*	@Green Camp		W	57	45
01/18/57*	Meeker			W	84	49
01/19/57	Radnor			W	50	46	OT
01/25/57*	@LaRue			W	71	70
01/26/57	@Claridon		L	71	72	OT
01/29/57*	Waldo			W	80	29
02/08/57*	@Martel			W	91	28
02/09/57	Harpster		W	57	51
02/12/57	Caledonia		W	64	43	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/14/57	Meeker			W	59	28	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/19/57	LaRue			W	61	59	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/23/57	Pleasant		L	53	54	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/28/57	Newark St. Francis	L	53	57	Class A District Tournament at Otterbein College


New Bloomington
Coach:  Jesse Bedwell
Record:  6-11 (4-6 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Bill McElroy (248 pts/14.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     NBHS    OPP
11/09/56	@Radnor			L	22	64
11/21/56	Delaware St. Mary	W	59	49
11/30/56*	@Meeker			W	59	46
12/04/56	Carey			L	37	79
12/07/56*	LaRue			L	57	65
12/14/56*	@Waldo			W	56	42
12/21/56*	Morral			L	46	64
12/29/56	@Magnetic Springs	W	70	63	Holiday Tournament at Magnetic Springs High School
12/30/56	LaRue			L	51	60	Holiday Tournament at Magnetic Springs High School
01/04/57*	@Martel			W	69	32
01/11/57*	Caledonia		L	62	67
01/18/57*	@Prospect		L	53	93
01/25/57*	Claridon		W	51	50
01/29/57	@Delaware St. Mary
02/01/57*	@Pleasant		L	34	93
02/08/57*	Green Camp		L	50	53
02/12/57	LaRue			L	42	52	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/14/57	Claridon		L	38	60	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Pleasant
Coach:  Stan Kirby
Record:  18-5 (9-1 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Sharrell Leffler (574 pts/24.9 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     PHS     OPP
11/09/56	Edison			W	54	46
11/16/56	@Holmes-Liberty		L	55	72
11/20/56	Nevada			W	62	48
11/30/56*	@Green Camp		W	83	52
12/07/56*	Meeker			W	85	38
12/14/56*	@LaRue			W	85	73
12/21/56*	Waldo			W	97	35
12/22/56	@Northwestern		W	90	65
01/04/57*	@Morral			L	61	78
01/11/57*	Martel			W	84	31
01/12/57	@Iberia			W	91	49
01/15/57	Radnor			L	60	61
01/18/57*	@Caledonia		W	76	49
01/25/57*	Prospect		W	74	72
02/01/57*	New Bloomington		W	93	34
02/02/57	Elm Valley		L	71	72
02/05/57*	@Claridon		W	76	63
02/09/57	Mt. Victory		W	89	43
02/12/57	Claridon		W	65	48	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/19/57	Prospect		W	69	65	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/23/57	Morral			W	54	53	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/26/57	Scioto			W	74	72	Class A District Tournament at Otterbein College
03/01/57	Ashville		L	71	81	Class A District Tournament at Otterbein College


Prospect
Coach:  Fred McCumber
Record:  18-4 (9-1 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Roger Remlinger (425 pts/19.3 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     PHS     OPP
11/27/56	@Northwestern		W	70	60
11/30/56*	@Waldo			W	57	32
12/07/56*	Morral			W	69	54
12/14/56*	@Martel			W	92	34
12/15/56	@Scioto Valley		W	54	34
12/21/56*	Caledonia		W	89	56
12/22/56	Iberia			W	71	53
01/11/57*	@Claridon		W	70	67
01/12/57	@Radnor			W	60	50
01/18/57*	New Bloomington		W	93	53
01/19/57	Mt. Gilead		W	65	57
01/25/57*	@Pleasant		L	72	74
01/29/57*	Green Camp		W	98	53
02/01/57*	@Meeker			W	98	66
02/05/57	@Elm Valley		L	69	71
02/08/57*	LaRue			W	84	61
02/12/57	Green Camp		W	41	37	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/16/57	Waldo			W	76	33	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/19/57	Pleasant		L	65	69	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/21/57	Caledonia		W	71	60	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/23/57	LaRue			W	76	64	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/27/57	Pleasantville		L	57	77	Class A District Tournament at Otterbein College


Waldo
Coach:  Paul Freshwater
Record:  2-17 (1-9 MCL)
Leading Scorer:  Merl Miller (188 pts/11.7 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     WHS     OPP
		?Delaware St. Mary	L	50	63	NEED BOX
		?Edison			L	38	61	NEED BOX
11/16/56	@Radnor			L	33	65
11/30/56*	Prospect		L	32	57
12/07/56*	@Claridon		L	29	53
12/14/56*	New Bloomington		L	42	56
12/21/56*	@Pleasant		L	35	97
12/28/56	Delaware St. Mary	W	58	55
01/04/57*	Green Camp		L	57	70
01/08/57	Scioto Valley		L	40	70
01/11/57*	@Meeker			L	48	60
01/15/57	@Elm Valley		L	47	68
01/18/57*	@LaRue			L	45	59
01/25/57	Alumni			L	29	34	NEED BOX
01/29/57*	@Morral			L	29	80
02/01/57*	Martel			W	60	34
02/08/57*	@Caledonia		L	53	97
02/16/57	Prospect		L	33	76	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/19/57	Claridon		L	43	64	Class A Marion County Tournament at Marion Coliseum

Buckeye Conference Standings

Team BC Reg Overall Findlay 8 - 2 14 - 4 15 - 5 Elyria 7 - 3 13 - 5 16 - 6 Lorain 6 - 4 7 - 9 7 - 10 Marion Harding 5 - 5 10 - 7 11 - 8 Fremont Ross 2 - 8 6 - 12 6 - 13 Sandusky 2 - 8 4 - 12 6 - 13

Marion County League Standings

Team MCL Reg Overall Morral 9 - 1 16 - 2 19 - 4 Pleasant 9 - 1 14 - 4 18 - 5 Prospect 9 - 1 14 - 2 18 - 4 LaRue 7 - 3 13 - 5 16 - 7 Caledonia 6 - 4 10 - 6 12 - 8 Meeker 4 - 6 7 - 8 7 - 10 New Bloomington 4 - 6 6 - 9 6 - 11 Claridon 3 - 7 7 - 10 10 - 12 Green Camp 3 - 7 4 - 9 4 - 11 Waldo 1 - 9 2 - 15 2 - 17 Martel 0 - 10 0 - 15 0 - 17

Mid-Ohio Conference Standings

Team MOC Reg Overall Cardington-Lincoln 5 - 2 12 - 6 15 - 8 Marion St. Mary 5 - 2 10 - 7 12 - 8 Olentangy 5 - 2 Elm Valley 4 - 3 Richwood 3 - 4 12 - 6 12 - 7 Big Walnut 2 - 5 Mt. Gilead 2 - 5 5 - 13 5 - 14 Scioto Valley 2 - 5

Marion County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 24.95 Sharrell Leffler Pleasant 574 23 2 21.50 Jon Smith Marion St. Mary 430 20 3 21.21 Harry Johnston Morral 488 23 4 20.85 Don McCoy Claridon 438 21 5 19.31 Roger Remlinger Prospect 425 22 6 18.56 Bill Hunt Caledonia 297 16 7 17.00 Bill White Meeker 289 17 8 16.78 Charles Herrick LaRue 386 23 9 16.04 Warren Hensel Morral 369 23 10 15.75 Paul Thacker Martel 252 16 missing 1 game

Marion County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 37 Harry Johnston Morral LaRue 01/25/1957 37 Don McCoy Claridon Morral 01/26/1957 37 Sharrell Leffler Pleasant Claridon 02/05/1957 4 35 Harry Johnston Morral Iberia 12/28/1956 35 Jon Smith Marion St. Mary Olentangy 01/25/1957 6 34 Sharrell Leffler Pleasant Prospect 01/25/1957 34 Don McCoy Claridon Pleasant 02/05/1957 8 33 Harry Johnston Morral Meeker 01/18/1957 9 32 Harry Johnston Morral Prospect 12/07/1956 32 Sharrell Leffler Pleasant Meeker 12/07/1956 32 Bill White Meeker Marseilles 12/21/1956 32 Sharrell Leffler Pleasant Caledonia 01/18/1957 32 Jay Flach Green Camp Caledonia 01/25/1957 32 Bill Hunt Caledonia Green Camp 01/25/1957 Return to the Marion County index Email Me