1948-49 Richland County Basketball Scores


Bellville
Coach:  Harry Regula
Record:  16-5 (12-2 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Bill Smith (220 pts/11.0 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     BHS    Opp
11/30/48*	@Lexington		L	45	47
12/03/48*	Plymouth		W	34	24
12/10/48*	@Union			W	43	18
12/17/48*	Butler			W	54	27
12/21/48*	Shiloh			W	57	23
12/23/48*	@Ontario		L	33	37
12/30/48	@Perrysville		L	47	52
01/07/49*	Lucas			W	30	25
01/11/49*	Lexington		W	48	25
01/14/49*	@Plymouth		W	55	46
01/18/49	Perrysville		W	50	39
01/21/49*	Union			W	41	23
01/25/49	@Millersburg		L	27	33
01/28/49*	@Butler			W	58	42
02/04/49*	@Shiloh			W	54	25
02/11/49*	Ontario			W	43	34
02/18/49*	Lucas			W	38	35
02/23/49	Butler			W	47	39	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/24/49	Lucas			W	44	41	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/26/49	Ontario			W	59	41	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
03/03/49	Salem			L	41	43	Class B District Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Butler
Coach:  Vernon Chaney
Record:  6-14 (5-9 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Dick Tilton (196 pts/10.3 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus                 W/L     BHS     Opp
11/12/48	Chester			L	34	48	NEED BOX
11/19/48	Chester						May have been moved to 11/12
11/23/48	Danville		L	39	57
11/30/48*	@Union			L	26	37
12/03/48*	Ontario			L	31	57
12/07/48	@Johnsville
12/10/48*	Lexington		L	25	59
12/17/48*	@Bellville		L	27	54
12/21/48*	Lucas			L	30	46
01/04/49*	@Plymouth		W	45	34
01/07/49*	Shiloh			W	51	31
01/11/49*	Union			W	46	26
01/14/49*	@Ontario		L	30	57
01/21/49*	@Lexington		L	34	55
01/28/49*	Bellville		L	42	58
02/01/49	@Centerburg		L	46	47
02/04/49*	@Lucas			L	32	49
02/08/49	Loudonville		W	51	35
02/11/49*	Plymouth		W	59	37
02/15/49	@Millersburg		L	43	58
02/18/49*	@Shiloh			W	56	24
02/23/49	Bellville		L	39	47	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School


Lexington
Coach:  Don Sutter
Record:  17-8 (10-4 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Dick Dill (312 pts/13.0 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus                 W/L     LHS     Opp
11/16/48	@Leesville		W	52	25
11/19/48	Alumni			L	38	40	Not included in totals
11/20/48	Tiro			W	44	20	Originally scheduled at Tiro - NEED BOX
11/23/48	Edison			W	62	50
11/30/48*	Bellville		W	47	45
12/03/48*	Union			W	61	23
12/07/48	@Holmes-Liberty		W	51	44
12/10/48*	@Butler			W	59	25
12/14/48	@Madison		L	38	41
12/17/48*	@Lucas			L	37	39
12/21/48*	Ontario			L	34	38
12/29/48	@Fredericktown		L	32	52
01/05/49*	@Shiloh			W	48	21
01/07/49*	Plymouth		W	58	38
01/11/49*	@Bellville		L	25	48
01/14/49*	@Union			W	35	32
01/15/49	Cardington-Lincoln	W	58	35
01/21/49*	Butler			W	55	34
01/28/49*	Lucas			W	58	39
02/04/49*	@Ontario		W	45	39
02/08/49	Madison			W	67	30
02/11/49*	Shiloh			W	61	33
02/18/49*	@Plymouth		L	43	50
02/22/49	Shiloh			W	34	20	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/24/49	Ontario			L	43	49	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/26/49	Lucas			L	50	57	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School


Lucas
Coach:  Leslie Burson
Record:  10-9 (8-6 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Jack Stephenson (211 pts/15.0 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus	               W/L     LHS     Opp
11/23/48	Alumni			L	30	33	NEED BOX
11/26/48	@Edison			L	38	62
11/30/48*	Plymouth		L	31	34
12/03/48*	@Shiloh			W	54	23
12/10/48*	@Ontario		L	23	48
12/17/48*	Lexington		W	39	37
12/21/48*	@Butler			W	46	30
12/23/48*	Union			W	48	32
01/07/49*	@Bellville		L	25	30
01/11/49*	@Plymouth		W	56	53
01/14/49*	Shiloh			W	55	25
01/21/49*	Ontario			L	40	50
01/28/49*	@Lexington		L	39	58
02/04/49*	Butler			W	49	32
02/11/49*	@Union			W	50	31
02/18/49*	Bellville		L	35	38
02/23/49	Plymouth		W	47	40	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/24/49	Bellville		L	41	44	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/26/49	Lexington		W	57	50	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School


Madison
Coach:  Blaine Dowler
Record:  8-13
Leading Scorer:  Ed Chelski (231 pts/11.0 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     MHS     Opp
12/03/48	Shelby			W	45	38
12/09/48	@Mt. Vernon		W	59	52
12/14/48	Lexington		W	41	38
12/17/48	Akron South		L	42	67
12/30/48	Alumni			L	19	42
01/04/49	@Willard		L	41	44
01/07/49	Wapakoneta		W	51	36
01/11/49	@New London		W	55	37
01/14/49	Loudonville		W	40	31
01/18/49	@Fredericktown		L	32	51
01/21/49	@Kenton			L	41	52
01/25/49	@Crestline		L	45	47
01/28/49	Col. Linden-McKinley	W	62	60
02/01/49	@Shelby			L	42	43
02/04/49	Crestline		L	40	44
02/08/49	@Lexington		L	30	67
02/11/49	Bucyrus			L	33	66	At Mansfield High School
02/15/49	Willard			W	55	47
02/18/49	@Loudonville		L	43	57
02/25/49	@Galion			L	45	68
03/01/49	Bucyrus			L	29	36	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield High School


Mansfield
Coach:  Vern Hoffman
Record:  19-8
Leading Scorer:  Jimmy Anderson (362 pts/13.4 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     MSHS    Opp
12/03/48	@Elyria			W	49	30
12/10/48	Cleveland Collinwood	W	49	36
12/14/48	Tiffin Columbian	W	61	35
12/17/48	@Bexley			L	30	35
12/21/48	Alliance		W	60	45
12/22/48	Alumni			L	22	26	Exhibition - Not Included in Totals
12/29/48	McClain			L	45	50	At Lima
12/30/48	Lima Central Catholic	L	49	59	At Lima
01/07/49	Ashland			W	56	40
01/14/49	@New Philadelphia	L	60	67
01/15/49	Springfield		W	37	36
01/18/49	@Bellevue		L	37	44
01/22/49	Akron North		W	40	37
01/25/49	@Fremont Ross		W	59	40
01/28/49	Columbus East		W	37	36
02/04/49	@Ashland		W	43	41
02/11/49	@Sandusky		W	52	34
02/12/49	@Norwalk		W	67	48
02/15/49	Lorain			W	68	49
02/18/49	@Massillon Washington	L	53	54
02/25/49	Canton McKinley		L	47	49
03/02/49	Galion			W	67	45	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield High School
03/04/49	Ashland			W	46	39	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield High School
03/05/49	Bucyrus			W	68	46	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield High School
03/11/49	Fostoria		W	52	45	Class A District Tournament at Sandusky Junior High School
03/12/49	Bellevue		W	74	43	Class A District Tournament at Sandusky Junior High School
03/18/49	Bowling Green		W	50	43	Class A Regional Tournament at University of Toledo
03/19/49	Toledo Central Catholic	L	53	54	Class A Regional Tournament at University of Toledo


Ontario
Coach:  Dick Casad
Record:  15-4 (12-2 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Howard Sunnucks (243 pts/13.5 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OHS      Opp
11/19/48	Leesville		W	49	37
11/30/48*	Shiloh			W	62	20
12/03/48*	@Butler			W	57	31
12/10/48*	Lucas			W	48	23
12/17/48*	@Plymouth		W	36	31
12/21/48*	@Lexington		W	38	34
12/23/48*	Bellville		W	37	33
01/11/49*	@Shiloh			W	72	36
01/14/49*	Butler			W	57	30
01/18/49*	@Union			W	58	25
01/21/49*	@Lucas			W	50	40
01/28/49*	Plymouth		W	71	62
02/04/49*	Lexington		L	39	45
02/11/49*	@Bellville		L	34	43
02/18/49*	Union			W	80	41
02/22/49	Union			W	28	17	Class A Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/24/49	Lexington		W	49	43	Class A Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/26/49	Bellville		L	41	59	Class A Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
03/02/49	Forest			L	49	66	Class A District Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Plymouth
Coach:  Dick McMullen
Record:  6-12 (5-9 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Desmond Donnenwirth (259 pts/14.3 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     PHS     Opp
11/30/48*	@Lucas			W	34	31
12/03/48*	@Bellville		L	24	34
12/10/48*	Shiloh			W	45	26
12/17/48*	Ontario			L	31	36
12/21/48*	@Union			L	33	34
01/04/49*	Butler			L	34	45
01/07/49*	@Lexington		L	38	58
01/11/49*	Lucas			L	53	56
01/14/49*	Bellville		L	46	55
01/18/49	New London		L	51	63
01/21/49*	@Shiloh			W	59	40
01/28/49*	@Ontario		L	62	71
02/01/49	Tiro			W	50	37
02/04/49*	Union			W	49	39
02/08/49	@Leesville		L	41	63
02/11/49*	@Butler			L	37	59
02/18/49*	Lexington		W	50	43
02/23/49	Lucas			L	40	47	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School


Shelby
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Record:  
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Date		Versus                 W/L     SHS      Opp



Shiloh
Coach:  Marvin Lutz
Record:  1-14 (1-13 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Charles Wallace (89 pts/5.9 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     SHS     Opp
11/30/48*	@Ontario		L	20	62
12/03/48*	Lucas			L	23	54
12/10/48*	@Plymouth		L	26	45
12/17/48*	Union			W	38	24
12/21/48*	@Bellville		L	23	57
01/05/49*	Lexington		L	21	48
01/07/49*	@Butler			L	31	51
01/11/49*	Ontario			L	36	72
01/14/49*	@Lucas			L	25	55
01/21/49*	Plymouth		L	40	59
01/28/49*	@Union			L	31	41
02/04/49*	Bellville		L	25	54
02/11/49*	@Lexington		L	33	61
02/18/49*	Butler			L	24	56
02/22/49	Lexington		L	20	34	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School


Union
Coach:  Bill Pedigo
Record:  4-13 (3-11 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  John Franks (129 pts/8.0 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     UHS      Opp
11/24/48	Hayesville		W	37	27
11/30/48*	Butler			W	37	26
12/03/48*	@Lexington		L	23	61
12/10/48*	Bellville		L	18	43
12/17/48*	@Shiloh			L	24	38
12/21/48*	Plymouth		W	34	33	OT
12/28/48*	@Lucas			L	32	48
01/11/49*	@Butler			L	26	46
01/14/49*	Lexington		L	32	35
01/18/49*	Ontario			L	25	58
01/21/49*	@Bellville		L	23	41
01/25/49	Greenwich
01/28/49*	Shiloh			W	41	31
02/04/49*	@Plymouth		L	39	49
02/11/49*	Lucas			L	31	50
02/14/49	@Mansfield John Simpson	L	22	29
02/18/49*	@Ontario		L	41	80
02/22/49	Ontario			L	17	28	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School

Northern Ohio League Standings

Team NOL Reg Overall Bucyrus 6 - 1 15 - 1 17 - 3 Bellevue 5 - 2 15 - 6 19 - 7 Crestline 4 - 3 7 - 7 7 - 8 Norwalk 4 - 3 6 - 13 6 - 14 Shelby 4 - 3 10 - 8 10 - 9 Galion 3 - 4 6 - 10 6 - 11 Willard 2 - 5 6 - 9 6 - 10 Upper Sandusky 0 - 7 6 - 10 6 - 11

Richland County League Standings

Team RCL Reg Overall Bellville 12 - 2 13 - 4 16 - 5 Ontario 12 - 2 13 - 2 15 - 4 Lexington 10 - 4 16 - 6 17 - 8 Lucas 8 - 6 8 - 8 10 - 9 Butler 5 - 9 6 - 13 6 - 14 Lucas 5 - 9 6 - 11 6 - 12 Union 3 - 11 4 - 12 4 - 13 Shiloh 1 - 13 1 - 13 1 - 14

Richland County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 15.07 Jack Stephenson Lucas 211 14 missing 1 game 2 14.38 Desmond Donnenwirth Plymouth 259 18 3 13.50 Howard Sunnucks Ontario 243 18 4 13.40 Jimmy Anderson Mansfield 362 27 5 13.00 Dick Dill Richland 312 24 missing 1 game 6 11.00 Ed Chelski Madison 231 21 11.00 Bill Smith Bellville 220 20 8 10.88 Norb Shibinski Mansfield 294 27 9 10.52 Jackson Perry Ontario 200 19 10 10.31 Dick Tilton Butler 196 19 missing 1 game #Butler's Vernon Chaney averaged 18.0 in 9 games after missing first 11 of season

Richland County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 29 Ed Chelski Madison Col. Linden-McKinley 01/28/1949 2 27 Bill Allen Butler Plymouth 02/11/1949 27 Bill Allen Butler Shiloh 02/18/1949 4 26 Desmond Donnenwirth Plymouth Lucas 11/30/1948 5 25 Dick Dill Lexington Shiloh 02/11/1949 25 Ken McCally Mansfield Bellevue 03/12/1949 7 24 Jimmy Anderson Mansfield Tiffin Columbian 12/14/1948 24 Jack Stephenson Lucas Plymouth 01/11/1949 24 Jimmy Anderson Mansfield New Philadelphia 01/14/1949 24 Don Wirick Lexington Butler 01/21/1949 Return to Richland County index Email Me