1958-59 Richland County Basketball Scores


Bellville
Coach:  Dick Fletcher
Record:  10-9 (6-6 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Dean Hamilton (352 pts/18.5 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
12/02/58	Alumni			W	70	44	Non-OHSAA - would have forfeited due to ineligible player
12/05/58*	@Ontario		L	42	43
12/09/58*	Butler			W	98	62
12/12/58*	Union			W	62	56
12/16/58*	@Lexington		L	52	50	lose via forfeit
12/26/58	Fredericktown		L	47	68	Holiday Tournament at Madison High School
12/27/58	Crestline		W	51	50	Holiday Tournament at Madison High School
01/06/59*	Lucas			W	58	56
01/09/59*	Plymouth		L	47	63
01/13/59*	@Butler			W	83	52	NEED BOX
01/16/59*	Ontario			W	72	59
01/20/59	@Fredericktown		L	48	77
01/30/59*	Lexington		L	71	74
01/31/59	Crestline		W	82	77
02/03/59*	@Union			L	51	70	01/23
02/10/59*	@Lucas			W	67	64
02/13/59*	@Plymouth		L	64	71
02/14/59	Butler			W	69	64	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/18/59	Lexington		L	51	73	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Butler
Coach:  Gordon Shipley
Record:  1-17 (1-11 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Albert Morton (230 pts/13.5 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/29/58	Mt. Vernon St. Vincent				CANCELLED?
12/02/58*	Lexington		L	46	64
12/09/58*	@Bellville		L	62	98
12/12/58*	@Plymouth		L	60	84
12/19/58*	Union			L	51	71
01/06/59*	Ontario			L	39	59
01/13/59*	Bellville		L	52	83
01/16/59*	@Lexington		L	69	94
01/17/59	Fredericktown		L	49	89
01/20/59	Mansfield St. Peter's	L	51	62
01/27/59	@Perrysville		L	69	75
02/03/59	#@Danville		L	50	53	OT
02/06/59*	@Union			L	75	78
02/10/59*	@Ontario		W	68	67
02/11/59*	Plymouth		L	55	76	01/23
02/13/59*	Lucas			L	45	64
02/14/59	Bellville		L	64	69	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Lexington
Coach:  Dick Welton
Record:  17-7 (9-3 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Jim Barr (428 pts/17.8 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/21/58	@North Robinson		W	55	46
11/25/58	Iberia			W	63	41
12/02/58	Mansfield St. Peter's	W	75	54
12/05/58*	@Butler			W	64	46
12/12/58	Mt. Gilead		L	53	54
12/16/58*	Bellville		W	50	52	via forfeit
12/19/58*	Lucas			W	67	62
01/02/59*	Ontario			W	80	62
01/06/59*	@Plymouth		L	67	70
01/09/59*	@Union			L	64	73
01/13/59*	@Ontario		W	96	76
01/16/59*	Butler			W	94	69
01/20/59	Johnsville		W	82	52
01/23/59	@Fredericktown		W	82	74
01/27/59	@Edison			W	87	51
01/30/59*	@Bellville		W	74	71
02/03/59	@Mansfield St. Peter's	L	55	67
02/06/59*	@Lucas			W	66	51
02/10/59*	Plymouth		L	67	68
02/13/59*	Union			W	79	69
02/14/59	Ontario			W	63	45	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/18/59	Bellville		W	73	51	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/21/59	Union			L	58	64	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/27/59	Mt. Zion		L	49	57	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School


Lucas
Coach:  Bobby Wine
Record:  8-11 (3-9 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Pat Kelser (352 pts/18.5 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/18/58	?Polk			W	68	38
11/22/58	@Hayesville		W	68	63
12/02/58	Nashville		W	69	68
12/05/58	@Mansfield St. Peter's	W	46	37
12/09/58*	Union			L	72	75
12/12/58*	Ontario			W	73	47
12/16/58*	@Plymouth		L	52	78
12/19/58*	@Lexington		L	62	67
01/06/59*	@Bellville		L	56	58
01/09/59*	Butler			W	83	54
01/13/59*	@Union			L	71	89
01/20/59	Greenwich		L	78	80
01/23/59*	@Ontario		L	49	51
01/27/59	@Nashville		W	66	64
01/30/59*	Plymouth		L	58	94
02/06/59*	Lexington		L	51	66
02/10/59*	Bellville		L	64	67
02/13/59*	@Butler			W	64	45
02/16/59	Union			L	67	84	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Madison
Coach:  Dick Retton
Record:  8-11
Leading Scorer:  Ray Peterson (276 pts/14.5 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
12/02/58	@Galion			W	49	40
12/05/58	Norwalk			W	52	41
12/12/58	@Upper Sandusky		L	50	72
12/16/58	@Shelby			L	44	61
12/19/58	Mansfield St. Peter's	W	70	47
01/02/59	@Ashland		L	51	63
01/03/59	Ontario			W	60	57
01/09/59	Tiffin Calvert		L	43	44
01/16/59	@Wooster		L	67	88
01/17/59	Upper Sandusky		L	60	71
01/20/59	Shelby			L	45	62
01/24/59	@Cardington		L	54	61
01/31/59	Plymouth		W	68	67
02/06/59	@Mansfield St. Peter's	W	55	48
02/07/59	Willard			W	53	48
02/14/59	@Crestline		L	54	60
02/17/59	Galion			W	57	48
02/20/59	Marion Harding		L	41	66	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Mansfield Senior
Coach:  Vern Hoffman
Record:  11-11
Leading Scorer:  Fred Lehr (325 pts/14.7 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
12/05/58	Lorain			L	47	50
12/06/58	@Findlay		L	32	50
12/12/58*	Dayton Roosevelt	L	51	65
12/13/58	@Toledo Central Cath.	L	46	72
12/19/58	Columbus South		W	71	52
12/23/58	@East Liverpool		W	73	69
01/03/59	Elyria			L	54	69
01/09/59	Ashland			W	50	39
01/13/59	@Galion			W	53	45
01/16/59	Lima Senior		W	61	57
01/17/59	@Sandusky		L	31	44
01/23/59	@Massillon Washington	L	54	55
01/27/59	Akron South		L	64	65
01/30/59	Canton McKinley		L	44	54
02/03/59	Marion Harding		W	61	49
02/06/59	@Ashland		W	68	50
02/13/59	Springfield		W	60	56
02/14/59	@Cuyahoga Falls		L	59	67
02/21/59	Tiffin Calvert		W	53	48	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/28/59	Ashland			W	57	42	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum
03/06/59	Lima Central Catholic	W	59	54	Class AA District Tournament at Marion Coliseum - OT
03/07/59	Lima Senior		L	52	70	Class AA District Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Mansfield St. Peter's
Coach:  Bob Frye
Record:  11-11
Leading Scorer:  Denny Bush (426 pts/19.3 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/29/58	Delaware St. Mary	W	59	31
12/02/58	@Lexington		L	54	75
12/05/58	Lucas			L	37	46
12/09/58	Norwalk St. Paul	L	52	71
12/12/58	@Mt. Vernon St. Vincent	L	49	58
12/19/58	@Madison		L	47	70
12/26/58	Upper Sandusky		L	29	71	Holiday Tournament at Marion Catholic High School
12/27/58	@Marion Catholic	W	52	39	Holiday Tournament at Marion Catholic High School
01/02/59	Greenwich		W	69	68
01/06/59	Crestline		W	68	59
01/09/59	@Delaware St. Mary	W	66	45
01/10/59	Union			W	78	55
01/16/59	@Tiffin Calvert		L	64	80
01/20/59	@Butler			W	62	51
01/25/59	Fostoria St. Wendelin	L	71	76
01/30/59	Mt. Vernon Vincent	W	60	46
02/03/59	Lexington		W	67	55
02/06/59	Madison			L	48	55
02/10/59	@Greenwich		W	94	71
02/13/59	Ontario			W	47	46
02/18/59	Fostoria St. Wendelin	L	59	64	Class A Exempt Tournament at Tiffin Calvert High School
02/19/59	Norwalk St. Paul	L	46	55	Class A Exempt Tournament at Tiffin Calvert High School


Ontario
Coach:  Wes Boals
Record:  6-15 (3-9 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Jack Gage (372 pts/17.7 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/18/58	@Attica			L	53	58
11/28/58	Iberia			W      108	64
12/02/58	Crestline		W	85	80
12/05/58*	Bellville		W	43	42
12/12/58*	@Lucas			L	47	73
12/16/58*	@Union			L	81	87
12/19/58*	Plymouth		L	69	87
12/30/58	Galion			L	64	80
01/02/59*	@Lexington		L	59	80
01/03/59	@Madison		L	57	60
01/06/59*	@Butler			W	59	39
01/10/59	Attica			W	70	66
01/13/59*	Lexington		L	76	96
01/16/59*	@Bellville		L	59	72
01/23/59*	Lucas			W	51	49
01/30/59*	Union			L	69	81
02/03/59	@Savannah		L	76	77
02/06/59*	@Plymouth		L	63	77
02/10/59*	Butler			L	67	68
02/13/59	@Mansfield St. Peter's	L	46	47
02/14/59	Lexington		L	45	63	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Plymouth
Coach:  Harold Daup
Record:  15-4 (11-1 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Milford Williams (271 pts/14.2 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
12/02/58	@Savannah		W	60	54	OT
12/05/58*	@Union			W	65	54
12/12/58*	Butler			W	84	60
12/13/58	Johnsville		W	87	63
12/16/58*	Lucas			W	78	52
12/19/58*	@Ontario		W	87	69
12/23/58	@Northwestern		L	53	90
12/30/58	Bucyrus			W	85	72
01/06/59*	Lexington		W	70	67
01/09/59*	@Bellville		W	63	47
01/16/59*	Union			L	55	65
01/27/59	New Washington		W	73	59
01/30/59*	@Lucas			W	94	58
01/31/59	@Madison		L	67	68
02/06/59*	Ontario			W	77	63
02/10/59*	@Lexington		W	68	67
02/11/59*	@Butler			W	76	55	01/23
02/13/59*	Bellville		W	71	64
02/19/59	Union			L	55	56	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Shelby
Coach:  Chuck Williams
Record:  10-10 (2-5 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Lenny Riedel

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/25/58	Alumni			W	57	54
12/05/58	Bellevue		W	79	60
12/09/58	Marion Harding		L	50	70
12/12/58	@Bucyrus		W	58	52
12/16/58	Madison			W	61	44
12/19/58	Wooster			W	53	48
12/20/58	@Galion			W	67	51
12/26/58	@Bryan			L	50	57	Holiday Carnival at Bryan High School (non-tournament)
12/27/58	Defiance		L	41	54	Holiday Carnival at Bryan High School (non-tournament)
01/02/59*	Bucyrus			L	50	54	OT
01/06/59	@Tiffin Calvert		L	55	78
01/09/59*	@Bellevue		L	50	73
01/16/59*	Willard			W	71	66	OT
01/20/59	@Madison		W	62	45
01/30/59*	@Upper Sandusky		L	48	69
02/06/59*	Galion			L	49	51
02/13/59*	@Norwalk		L	42	65
02/20/59	Bucyrus			W	54	39	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum
02/27/59	Marion Harding		L	49	62	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum


Union
Coach:  Dick Gross
Record:  18-6 (9-3 RcL)
Leading Scorer:  Dave Wolf (467 pts/19.4 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/21/58	@New Washington		W	74	38
11/25/58	@Tiro			W	85	67
12/02/58	@Monroeville		L	45	54
12/05/58*	Plymouth		L	54	65
12/09/58*	@Lucas			W	75	72
12/12/58*	@Bellville		L	56	62
12/16/58*	Ontario			W	87	81
12/19/58*	@Butler			W	71	51
12/30/58	Leroy			W	85	72
01/06/59	Gambier			W	83	60
01/09/59*	Lexington		W	73	64
01/10/59	@Mansfield St. Peter's	L	55	78
01/13/59*	Lucas			W	89	71
01/16/59*	@Plymouth		W	65	55
01/17/59	Greenwich		W	78	74
01/30/59*	@Ontario		W	81	69
02/03/59*	Bellville		W	70	51	01/23
02/06/59*	Butler			W	78	75
02/10/59	Jeromesville		W	86	64
02/13/59*	@Lexington		L	69	79
02/16/59	Lucas			W	84	67	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/19/59	Plymouth		W	56	55	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/21/59	Lexington		W	54	58	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/28/59	Holmes-Liberty		L	61	66	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School

Northern Ohio League Standings

Team NOL Reg Overall Upper Sandusky 6 - 1 17 - 1 17 - 2 Willard 6 - 1 12 - 5 15 - 6 Bellevue 5 - 2 9 - 8 10 - 9 Tiffin Columbian 3 - 4 8 - 8 8 - 9 Galion 3 - 4 5 - 13 5 - 14 Bucyrus 2 - 5 6 - 12 6 - 13 Shelby 2 - 5 8 - 9 9 - 10 Norwalk 1 - 6 6 - 10 6 - 11

Richland County League Standings

Team RCL Reg Overall Plymouth 11 - 1 15 - 3 15 - 4 Lexington 9 - 3 15 - 5 17 - 7 Union 9 - 3 15 - 5 18 - 6 Bellville 6 - 6 10 - 8 10 - 9 Lucas 3 - 9 8 - 10 8 - 11 Ontario 3 - 9 6 - 14 6 - 15 Butler 1 - 11 1 - 16 1 - 17

Richland County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 21.00 Dick Gehrisch Bellville 210 10 2 19.45 Dave Wolf Union 467 24 3 19.36 Denny Bush Mansfield St. Peter's 426 22 4 18.52 Dean Hamilton Bellville 352 19 5 18.52 Pat Kelser Lucas 352 19 6 17.83 Jim Barr Lexington 428 24 7 17.73 Lenny Reidel Shelby 337 19 8 17.71 Jack Gage Ontario 372 21 9 17.29 John Groff Union 415 24 10 15.83 Bill Banks Lexington 380 24

Richland County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 47 Jack Gage Ontario Iberia 11/28/1958 2 40 Dean Hamilton Bellville Butler 01/13/1959 3 36 Jim Miller Ontario Crestline 12/02/1958 36 Pat Kelser Lucas Ontario 12/12/1958 5 35 Fred Lehr Mansfield Senior Columbus South 12/19/1958 35 Craig Harnly Plymouth Lucas 01/30/1959 35 Dean Hamilton Bellville Crestline 01/31/1959 8 34 Dean Hamilton Bellville Butler 12/09/1958 34 Dick Bookwalter Plymouth Ontario 12/19/1958 34 John Groff Union Leroy 12/30/1958 Return to Richland County index Email Me