1953-54 Richland County Basketball Scores


Lexington
Coach:  Arthur Seesholtz
Record:  15-6 (12-2 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Dale Ford (505 pts/25.2 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/24/53	Radnor			L	47	65
11/27/53	@Fredericktown		L	49	53
12/04/53*	Butler			W	59	36
12/11/53*	@Bellville		L	65	67
12/18/53*	@Plymouth		W	82	59
12/22/53*	@Ontario		W	71	63
12/28/53	Radnor			W	53	29	Holiday Tournament at Marion Coliseum
12/29/53	Marion St. Mary		W	52	51	Holiday Tournament at Marion Coliseum
01/08/54*	Lucas			W	73	52
01/09/54	@Johnsville		L	63	80
01/12/54*	Union			W	87	65
01/15/54*	@Shiloh			W	57	48
01/22/54*	@Butler			W	80	55
01/29/54*	Bellville		W	54	52
02/03/54*	@Union			L	43	46	At Ashland College
02/05/54*	Plymouth		W	86	42
02/09/54*	Ontario			W	74	56
02/12/54*	@Lucas			W	61	48
02/19/54*	Shiloh			W	81	44
02/22/54	Shiloh			W	85	63	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
02/25/54	Lucas			L	44	45	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School


Mansfield
Coach:  Vern Hoffman
Record:  17-7
Leading Scorer:  George Swank (440 pts/19.1 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     MSHS    Opp
12/11/53	@Cleveland Collinwood	W	70	45
12/12/53	Fostoria		W	67	52
12/15/53	Toledo Central Catholic	W	86	58
12/18/53	Warren Harding		W	92	50	First game as Pete Henry Memorial Gymnasium
12/19/53	@Lorain			L	52	55
12/22/53	@East Liverpool		L	47	52
12/29/53	Columbus South		W	49	47
01/02/54	Galion			W	80	42
01/08/54	@Ashland		L	55	74
01/09/54	Akron North		W	68	64
01/15/54	New Philadelphia	W	67	31
01/22/54	Lima Central		W	72	62
01/23/54	@Springfield		L	57	58
01/29/54	@Wooster		W	96	53
01/30/54	Zanesville		W	76	37
02/05/54	Sandusky		W	62	45
02/09/54	@Toledo Waite					Replaced with Elyria game
02/12/54	Ashland			L	60	62
02/13/54	@Elyria			W	63	54
02/19/54	Massillon Washington	W	57	54
02/26/54	@Canton McKinley	L	58	59
03/02/54	Marion Harding		W	62	52	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum
03/06/54	Bucyrus			W	68	38	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum
03/08/54	Shelby			W	55	42	Class A Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum
03/12/54	Toledo Macomber		L	54	67	Class A District Tournament at University of Toledo


Plymouth
Coach:  Fred Kreutzfeld
Record:  5-14 (3-11 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
		?Margaretta		L	42	65
		?Norwalk St. Paul	W	67	45
	*	?Ontario		L	36	70
	*	?Lucas			L	55	60
	*	?Shiloh			L	64	68
	*	?Lexington		L	59	81
12/22/53*	?Union			L	56	66
12/29/53	@Iberia			L	52	88	Holiday Tournament at Iberia High School
12/30/53	Caledonia		L	48	51	Holiday Tournament at Iberia High School
01/08/54*	?Butler			W	69	39
01/15/54*	@Bellville		L	40	62
01/22/54*	Ontario			L	 9	14
01/29/54*	?Lucas			L	40	46
01/30/54	?New Haven		W	58	53
02/02/54*	?Shiloh			W	55	45
02/05/54*	?Lexington		L	42	86
	*	?Union			L	43	50
	*	?Butler			W	74	53
	*	?Bellville		L	48	52
		Lucas			L	31	56	Class B Richland County Tournament

Northern Ohio League Standings

Team NOL Reg Overall Bellevue 7 - 0 16 - 2 16 - 3 Bucyrus 5 - 2 10 - 6 11 - 7 Shelby 5 - 2 12 - 5 14 - 6 Norwalk 4 - 3 6 - 12 6 - 13 Galion 3 - 4 9 - 10 9 - 11 Upper Sandusky 2 - 5 6 - 10 6 - 11 Crestline 1 - 6 4 - 14 4 - 15 Willard 1 - 6 2 - 18 2 - 19

Richland County League Standings

Team RCL Reg Overall Lexington 12 - 2 14 - 5 15 - 6 Plymouth 7 - 7 5 - 14 5 - 15 Lucas Ontario Shiloh Bellville Butler Union

Richland County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 25.25 Dale Ford Lexington 505 20 19.13 George Swank Mansfield 440 23 13.17 Phil Tinkey Mansfield 303 23 10.78 Willie Mack Mansfield 248 23 10.14 Dean Davidson Lexington 213 21

Richland County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 36 Dale Ford Lexington Johnsville 01/09/1954 35 Dale Ford Lexington Bellville 12/11/1953 35 George Swank Mansfield Warren Harding 12/18/1953 35 Dale Ford Lexington Ontario 02/09/1954 35 Dale Ford Lexington Shiloh 02/19/1954 34 Dale Ford Lexington Lucas 01/08/1954 33 Dale Ford Lexington Shiloh 02/22/1954 31 Dale Ford Lexington Union 01/12/1954 31 Dale Ford Lexington Bellville 01/29/1954 10 29 George Swank Mansfield Fostoria 12/12/1953 29 George Swank Mansfield Toledo Central Catholic 12/15/1953 29 Dale Ford Lexington Butler 01/22/1954 Return to Richland County index Email Me