1953-54 Northern Ohio League Basketball Scores


Bellevue
Coach:  Ivan Wilhelm
Record:  16-3 (7-0 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  SCORES ONLY

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
		Alumni			L	37	42
		?Bowling Green		W	62	55
		?Port Clinton		W	56	32
12/11/53	@Ashland		L	58	69
		?Norwalk		W	68	49
		?Fostoria		W	68	55
		?Sandusky St. Mary	W	80	70
01/15/54*	@Upper Sandusky		W	66	44
01/22/54*	Willard			W	97	76
		?Tiffin Columbian	W	60	56
01/29/54*	Galion			W	69	49
		?Fremont Ross		W	72	65
	*	?Shelby			W	80	72
		?Port Clinton		W	77	46
02/12/54*	@Crestline		W	53	33
		?Sandusky		W	68	30
	*	?Norwalk		W	83	60
02/26/54*	@Bucyrus		W	72	64
03/02/54	Tiffin Calvert		L	81	91	Class A Sectional Tournament at Sandusky Junior High School


Bucyrus
Coach:  John Hutton
Record:  11-7 (5-2 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Glen Butterman (395 pts/21.94 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     BHS     OPP
12/04/53	Port Clinton		L	46	50
12/08/53	Tiffin Columbian	W	55	31
12/11/53	Galion			L	49	57
12/18/53	@Crestline		W	59	52
12/29/53	@Elyria			L	54	57
01/08/54	@Shelby			W	65	62
01/12/54	Kenton			L	58	72
01/15/54*	@Willard		W	65	44
01/22/54*	@Galion			L	50	53
01/23/54	@Madison		W	70	59
01/26/54	Willard			W	71	45
01/29/54*	Shelby			W	69	51
02/05/54*	Crestline		W	64	54
02/12/54*	@Norwalk		W	60	53
02/19/54*	@Upper Sandusky		W	68	45
02/26/54*	Bellevue		L	64	72
03/02/54	Upper Sandusky		W	62	41	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Colisuem
03/06/54	Mansfield Senior	L	38	68	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Colisuem


Crestline
Coach:  Bob Duncan
Record:  4-15 (1-6 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Bill Klopfenstein (329 pts/18.2 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     OPP
12/04/53	@Perrysville		L	76	89
12/08/53	Mt. Gilead		L	48	60
12/11/53	Upper Sandusky		W	57	52
12/12/53	@Ontario		L	51	70
12/15/53	@Shelby			L	40	73
12/18/53	Bucyrus			L	52	59
01/05/54	@Mt. Gilead		L	35	67
01/08/54	Galion			L	55	70
01/12/54	@Willard		W	54	49
01/15/54*	Shelby			L	34	67
01/22/54*	@Upper Sandusky		L	56	65
01/29/54*	Norwalk			L	54	79
02/02/54	@Madison		L	59	72
02/05/54*	@Bucyrus		L	54	64
02/12/54*	Bellevue		L	33	53
02/16/54	Madison			W	50	49	
02/19/54*	Willard			W	60	56
02/26/54*	@Galion			L	48	64
03/02/54	Ashland			L	45	53	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Colisuem


Galion
Coach:  Jack Shuck
Record:  9-11 (3-4 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Tom Quay (310 pts/15.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     GHS     OPP
12/01/53	Marion Harding		L	38	72
12/04/53	@Shelby			L	48	75
12/11/53	@Bucyrus		W	57	49
12/18/53	Ashland			L	55	73
12/22/53	Alumni			W	67	65
12/29/53	Mt. Vernon		W	56	51
01/02/54	@Mansfield Senior	L	42	80
01/08/54	@Crestline		W	70	55
01/15/54*	@Norwalk		L	70	79
01/19/54	Madison			W	74	59
01/22/54*	Bucyrus			W	53	50
01/29/54*	@Bellevue		L	49	69
02/02/54	@Marion Harding		L	62	78
02/05/54*	Willard			L	42	44
02/10/54	@Tiffin Calvert		L	63	73
02/12/54*	@Upper Sandusky		W	71	59
02/19/54*	Shelby			L	47	68
02/20/54	@Madison		W	62	61
02/26/54*	Crestline		W	64	48
03/05/54	Ashland			L	53	77	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Upper Sandusky
Coach:  Leo Strang
Record:  6-12 (2-5 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Dave McClain (303 pts/16.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     USHS    OPP
11/27/53	Alumni			L	43	48
12/01/53	Ada			W	52	44
12/04/53	@Kenton			L	49	53
12/11/53	@Crestline		L	52	57
12/18/53	Madison			W	49	36
12/22/53	@Shawnee		L	42	66
01/08/54	Willard			W	58	41
01/09/54	@Wapakoneta		L	49	71
01/15/54*	Bellevue		L	44	66
01/22/54*	Crestline		W	65	56
01/26/54	Carey			W	62	48
01/29/54*	@Willard		W	63	56
02/05/54*	@Norwalk		L	55	63
02/12/54*	Galion			L	59	71
02/13/54	@Madison		L	65	73
02/19/54*	Bucyrus			L	45	68
02/26/54*	Shelby			L	39	49
03/02/54	Bucyrus			L	41	62	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum

Northern Ohio League Standings

Team NOL OFF DEF OAVG DAVG Bellevue 7 - 0 520 398 74.28 56.85 Bucyrus 5 - 2 440 372 62.85 53.14 Shelby 5 - 2 Norwalk 4 - 3 Galion 3 - 4 396 417 56.57 59.57 Upper Sandusky 2 - 5 370 428 52.85 61.14 Crestline 1 - 6 339 448 48.42 64.00 Willard 1 - 6 Totals 28 - 28

Northern Ohio League Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 22.00 Dave McClain Upper Sandusky 154 7 2 21.85 Glen Butterman Bucyrus 153 7 3 19.57 Tom Quay Galion 137 7 4 16.50 Bill Klopfenstein Crestline 99 6 5 11.85 Jerry Weithman Bucyrus 83 7 6 10.85 Mike Riley Upper Sandusky 76 7 7 10.71 Roger Freshwater Bucyrus 75 7 8 10.50 Harold Garverick Galion 63 6 9 9.20 Roy Gallentine Crestline 46 5 10 8.71 Tom Smith Bucyrus 61 7

Northern Ohio League Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 39 Dave McClain Upper Sandusky Crestline 01/22/1954 2 35 Tom Quay Galion Upper Sandusky 02/12/1954 3 29 Tom Quay Galion Crestline 02/26/1954 4 27 Glen Butterman Bucyrus Willard 01/15/1954 5 26 Glen Butterman Bucyrus Shelby 01/29/1954 26 Dave McClain Upper Sandusky Galion 02/12/1954 7 24 Glen Butterman Bucyrus Norwalk 02/12/1954 8 23 Glen Butterman Bucyrus Upper Sandusky 02/19/1954 23 Bill Klopfenstein Crestline Galion 02/26/1954 10 22 Dave McClain Upper Sandusky Willard 01/29/1954 22 Glen Butterman Bucyrus Bellevue 02/26/1954 Return to the Northern Ohio League index Email Me