1972-73 Richland County Basketball Scores


Clear Fork
Coach:  Les Hauenstein
Record: 10-9 (9-5 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Jim Watson (358 pts/18.8 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     CFHS    Opp
11/25/72	@Galion			L	55	63
12/01/72*	@Crestline		W	54	44
12/08/72*	Lexington		W	62	57
12/15/72*	Fredericktown		L	40	58
12/22/72*	@Ontario		L	70	75
12/23/72	Madison			L	51	53
01/05/73*	Plymouth		W	70	57
01/12/73*	@Loudonville		L	40	57
01/13/73*	Crestview		W	67	48
01/16/73	Mansfield St. Peter's	L	46	74
01/19/73*	@Lexington		L	57	78
01/26/73*	@Fredericktown		W	66	62
01/27/73*	Ontario			W	84	62
02/02/73*	@Plymouth		W	73	65
02/09/73*	Loudonville		L	40	51
02/10/73*	@Crestview		W	63	62
02/13/73	Lucas			W	71	54
02/16/73*	Crestline		W	83	45
02/24/73	Ontario			L	67	77	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Malabar High School


Crestview
Coach:  Rick Burns
Record:  6-13 (4-10 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Terry Newman (334 pts/17.5 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     CHS     Opp
11/25/72	Mapleton		W	46	44
12/01/72*	Ontario			L	61	71
12/02/72	@Mansfield Malabar	W	69	62
12/08/72*	@Loudonville		L	48	56
12/22/72*	@Crestline		W	54	48
12/28/72	Lucas			L	59	66
01/05/73*	Fredericktown		W	62	59
01/12/73*	Lexington		L	38	55
01/13/73*	@Clear Fork		L	48	67
01/16/73*	Plymouth		L	67	71
01/19/73*	Loudonville		L	53	55
01/26/73*	@Plymouth		W	67	59
01/27/73*	Crestline		W	61	44
02/02/73*	@Fredericktown		L	66	71
02/09/73*	@Lexington		L	43	69
02/10/73*	Clear Fork		L	62	63
02/16/73*	@Ontario		L	65	72
02/17/73	@Hillsdale		L	57	63
02/24/73	Shelby			L	48	51	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Malabar High School


Lexington
Coach:  John Barr
Record:  16-5 (10-4 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Dave Wirick (331 pts/15.7 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     LHS     Opp
11/25/72	Mansfield St. Peter's	W	35	34
12/01/72*	Fredericktown		W	42	38
12/02/72	@Shelby			W	71	50
12/08/72*	@Clear Fork		L	57	62
12/22/72*	@Plymouth		L	54	55
12/23/72*	Crestline		W	69	34
12/30/72	@Madison		W	44	37
01/05/73*	Ontario			L	37	44
01/12/73*	@Crestview		W	55	38
01/13/73*	Loudonville		L	32	39
01/19/73*	Clear Fork		W	78	57
01/20/73	Mansfield Malabar	W	60	51
01/26/73*	@Crestline		W	66	31
01/27/73*	Plymouth		W      108	50
02/02/73*	@Ontario		W	59	57
02/09/73*	Crestview		W	69	43
02/10/73*	@Loudonville		W	44	43
02/16/73*	@Fredericktown		W	74	68
03/02/73	Willard			W	44	41	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Malabar High School
03/07/73	Clyde			W	44	41	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Malabar High School
03/10/73	Huron			L	48	49	Class AA District Tournament at Ashland College


Lucas
Coach:  Ron Gonter
Record:  17-5 (8-2 MBC)
Leading Scorer:  John Scott (414 pts/18.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     OPP
11/24/72	@Dalton			W	57	52
12/02/72	Mansfield Christian	W	68	48
12/08/72*	Centerburg		W	78	53
12/15/72*	Columbus Academy	W	69	46
12/18/72*	Danville		W	68	42
12/28/72	@Crestview		W	66	59
01/05/73*	Newark Catholic		W	76	68
01/06/73	@Mansfield Christian	W	54	53
01/12/73*	@East Knox		W	77	62
01/13/73	South Central		L	50	52
01/19/73*	@Centerburg		L	54	65
01/26/73*	@Columbus Academy	W	55	49
01/27/73	@New London		W	56	54
02/02/73*	@Danville		W	70	57
02/03/73	Columbus St. Charles	W	59	58
02/09/73*	@Newark Catholic	L	34	54
02/13/73	@Clear Fork		L	54	71
02/16/73*	East Knox		W	83	66
02/24/73	New London		W	71	59	Class A Sectional Tournament at Willard High School
03/02/73	Plymouth		W	84	72	Class A Sectional Tournament at Willard High School
03/08/73	Mohawk			W	50	48	Class A District Tournament at Bellevue High School
03/10/73	Mansfield St. Peter's	L	52	64	Class A District Tournament at Bellevue High School


Madison
Coach:  Edgar Fisher
Record:  8-11 (5-7 CC)
Leading Scorer:  George Keen (189 pts/10.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHS     Opp
11/24/72	@Shelby			W	67	58
12/01/72	Ontario			W	64	62	3OT
12/07/72	@Mansfield St. Peter's	L	60	64
12/08/72	@Lexington		W	66	58
12/14/72*	@Dover			L	56	61
12/15/72*	Coshocton		W	73	55
12/21/72*	@Mansfield Malabar	W	64	56
12/28/72*	New Philadelphia	L	55	60
12/29/72*	@Wooster		W	70	65
01/04/73*	Ashland			L	42	59
01/05/73	Clear Fork		L	61	70
01/12/73	@Mansfield Senior	L	58	84
01/18/73*	Dover			W	53	42
01/25/73*	@Coshocton		L	51	54
02/01/73*	Mansfield Malabar	W	62	44
02/02/73*	@New Philadelphia	L	65	66
02/08/73*	Wooster			L	57	60
02/15/73*	@Ashland		W	41	39
02/22/73	Sandusky		L	53	67	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College


Mansfield Christian
Coach:  Carl Key
Record:  18-5 (8-0 FC)
Leading Scorer:  Jerry Cline (461 pts/20.0 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MCHS    OPP
11/21/72	Mansfield Fields	W	63	30
11/28/72	Northmor		W	78	61
12/01/72	@Ohio Deaf		W	68	57
12/02/72	@Lucas			L	48	68
12/09/72*	Cuyahoga Valley Chr.	W	69	49
12/16/72	@East Knox		W	77	74
01/06/73	Lucas			L	53	54
01/12/73*	@Cleveland Baptist	W	70	48
01/13/73	Canton Brunnerdale	W	75	74
01/19/73*	Cleveland Bratenahl	W	87	44
01/20/73*	@Elyria Lake Ridge	W	55	50
01/27/73	Kidron Central Chr.	W	81	71
02/02/73	Ohio Deaf		W	69	43
02/03/73*	@Cuyahoga Valley Chr.	W	59	47
02/09/73	@Canton Brunnerdale	L	58	64
02/10/73*	Elyria Lake Ridge	W	67	52
02/16/73*	@Cleveland Bratenahl	W	82	25
02/23/73	@Kidron Central Chr.	L	63	67
03/02/73*	Cleveland Baptist	W	72	61
03/09/73	Cuyahoga Valley Chr.	W	72	54	Regional Christian Tournament at Mansfield Christian High School
03/10/73	Cleveland Baptist	W	79	66	Regional Christian Tournament at Mansfield Christian High School
03/16/73	Allen Park Inter-City	W	79	66	Midwest Christian Tournament at Grace College, Winona Lake, IN
03/17/73	Indianapolis Heritage	L	62	79	Midwest Christian Tournament at Grace College, Winona Lake, IN	


Mansfield Fields
Coach:  Mike Davis
Record:  5-16
Leading Scorer:  Joe Williams (213 pts/11.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MFHS    OPP
11/18/72	@Tri-Village		L	18	88
11/21/72	@Mansfield Christian	L	30	63
11/25/72	@Canton Central Cath.	L	34	74
12/01/72	Newark PIME Seminary	W	61	52	John Sherman Junior High School
12/02/72	@Danville		L	40	84
12/08/72	Ohio Deaf		L	50	64	John Sherman Junior High School
12/09/72	@Spencer Sharples	L	55	72
12/16/72	@Canton Brunnerdale	L	49	74
12/22/72	Carrollton St. Edward	L	43	59	John Sherman Junior High School
01/08/73	@Lancaster Reemlin	L	44	50
01/12/73	@Newark PIME Seminary	W	57	36
01/13/73	Barnesville Friends	W	60	30	John Sherman Junior High School
01/16/73	@Ohio Deaf		L	27	33
01/19/73	@Canton Brunnerdal	L	31	57
01/23/73	Spencer Sharples	W	60	55	John Sherman Junior High School
01/27/73	@Xenia Woodrow Wilson	L	40	75
02/02/73	Lancaster Reemlin	W	73	61	John Sherman Junior High School
02/03/73	@Columbus St. Catherine	L	61	63
02/09/73	@Kidron Central Chr.	L	49	93
02/16/73	@Carrolton St. Edward	L	72	91
02/23/73	Willard			L	22     102	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Malabar High School


Malabar
Coach:  Bob Earnest
Record:  6-13 (4-8 CC)	
Leading Scorer:  Mel Hudson (221 pts/12.2 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHS     Opp
12/02/72	Crestview		L	62	69
12/09/72	Ontario			W	63	59
12/15/72*	Ashland			L	39	52
12/22/72*	New Philadelphia	L	59	66	OT
12/29/72*	@Dover			L	49	70
12/30/72	Mansfield Senior	L	44	73
01/05/73*	Madison			W	49	45
01/06/73*	@Coshocton		W	57	39
01/09/73*	@Wooster		L	55	70
01/13/73	Mansfield St. Peter's	L	43	68
01/19/73*	@Ashland		L	42	63
01/20/73	@Lexington		L	51	60
01/26/73*	Wooster			L	54	58
02/02/73*	@New Philadelphia	W	62	54
02/03/73*	Dover			L	44	85
02/09/73*	@Madison		L	46	54
02/16/73*	Coshocton		W	57	56
02/17/73	@Shelby			W	49	46
02/23/73	Tiffin Columbian	L	52	58	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College - OT


Mansfield Senior
Coach:  Vic Pfizenmayer
Record:  17-4 (11-3 BC)
Leading Scorer:  Jerry Brookins (351 pts/16.7 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MSHS    OPP
12/01/72*	Fremont Ross		W	53	38
12/08/72*	@Lorain Admiral King	W	63	59
12/09/72	Ashland			W	63	46
12/15/72*	@Elyria			W	57	53
12/16/72*	Marion Harding		W	73	56
12/22/72*	@Lorain Senior		W	77	59
12/29/72*	Findlay			W	73	54
12/30/72	Mansfield Malabar	W	73	44
01/05/73*	@Sandusky		W	90	40
01/12/73*	@Fremont Ross		W	74	34
01/13/73	@Madison		W	65	45
01/19/73*	Lorain Admiral King	L	63	77
01/26/73*	Elyria			W	53	47
01/27/73*	@Marion Harding		W	56	50
02/02/73*	Lorain Senior		W	75	71
02/03/73	@Triway			W	88	45
02/09/73*	@Findlay		L	56	57
02/16/73*	Sandusky		L	58	59
02/24/73	Bellevue		W	65	47	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College
03/03/73	Ashland			W	66	65	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College - OT
03/07/73	Findlay			L	53	55	Class AAA District Tournament at Bowling Green State University


Mansfield St. Peter's
Coach:  Ron Barbo
Record:  23-5
Leading Scorer:  Pat Mulherin (479 pts/17.1 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     SPHS    Opp
11/22/72	Monroeville		W	73	47
11/25/72	@Lexington		L	34	35
12/01/72	Danville		W	77	38
12/02/72	Clearview		W	76	71
12/08/72	Bedford Chanel		W	93	58
12/09/72	Big Walnut		L	49	52
12/22/72	@Cleveland St. Joseph	L	47	75
12/29/72	Cleveland Latin		W      100	59
01/05/73	@Tiffin Calvert		W	68	58
01/06/73	@Garaway		L	53	57
01/13/73	@Mansfield Malabar	W	68	43
01/16/73	@Clear Fork		W	74	46
01/20/73	@Akron SVSM		W	64	55
01/27/73	Wynford			W	77	61
02/02/73	@Madison		W	62	49
02/03/73	@Bucyrus		W	85	47
02/10/73	@Colonel Crawford	W	67	38
02/11/73	Sandusky St. Mary	W	64	55	SUNDAY
02/16/73	@Columbus DeSales	W	83	59
02/17/73	Fremont St. Joseph	W	82	47
02/20/73	Monroeville		W	65	38	Class A Sectional Tournament at Willard High School
02/24/73	Seneca East		W	68	39	Class A Sectional Tournament at Willard High School
03/03/73	South Central		W	68	66	Class A Sectional Tournament at Willard High School
03/07/73	Fostoria St. Wendelin	W	71	45	Class A District Tournament at Bellevue High School
03/10/73	Lucas			W	64	52	Class A District Tournament at Bellevue High School
03/14/73	Upper Scioto Valley	W	63	60	Class A Regional Tournament at Bowling Green State University
03/17/73	Wapakoneta St. Joseph	W      100	85	Class A Regional Tournament at Bowling Green State University
03/23/73	Pleasant		L	53	63	Class A State Tournament at Ohio State University St. John Arenaf


Ontario
Coach:  David Milligan
Record:  15-6 (11-3 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Rex Linkenbach (292 pts/14.3 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OHS     Opp
12/01/72*	@Crestview		W	71	61
12/03/72	Madison			L	56	60
12/08/72*	Plymouth		W	88	74
12/09/72	@Mansfield Malabar	L	59	63
12/15/72*	@Loudonville		L	57	58
12/22/72*	Clear Fork		W	75	70
01/05/73*	@Lexington		W	44	37
01/12/73*	@Fredericktown		W	55	54
01/13/73*	Crestline		W	75	58
01/19/73*	@Plymouth		W	77	62
01/20/73	@Shelby			W	64	56
01/26/73*	Loudonville		W	48	47
01/27/73*	@Clear Fork		L	62	84
02/02/73*	Lexington		L	57	59
02/09/73*	Fredericktown		W	80	67
02/10/73*	@Crestline		W	75	73	OT
02/16/73*	Crestview		W	72	65
02/17/73	Galion			W	71	56
02/24/73	Clear Fork		W	77	67	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Malabar High School
03/03/73	Shelby			W	49	45	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Malabar High School
03/08/73	Huron			L	44	73	Class AA District Tournament at Ashland College


Plymouth
Coach:  Bryan Neff
Record:  6-14 (4-10 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Ray Hughes (377 pts/18.8 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     PHS     Opp
12/01/72*	Loudonville		L	47	64
12/08/72*	@Ontario		L	74	88
12/22/72*	Lexington		W	55	54
12/23/72	@Buckeye Central	L	66	73
12/29/72	South Central		L	69	82
01/05/73*	@Clear Fork		L	57	70
01/06/73	@Mapleton		L	59	78
01/12/73*	@Crestline		W	57	54
01/13/73*	Fredericktown		L	57	64
01/16/73*	@Crestview		W	71	67
01/19/73*	Ontario			L	62	77
01/26/73*	Crestview		L	59	67
01/27/73*	@Lexington		L	50     108
02/02/73*	Clear Fork		L	65	73
02/09/73*	Crestline		W	79	60
02/10/73*	@Fredericktown		L	75	87
02/16/73*	@Loudonville		L	38	56
02/17/73	Buckeye Central		W	85	78
02/23/73	Western Reserve		W	66	54	Class A Sectional Tournament at Willard High School
03/02/73	Lucas			L	72	84	Class A Sectional Tournament at Willard High School


Shelby
Coach:  Nelson Hardesty
Record:  2-18 (1-13 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  John Thompson (222 pts/11.6 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     SHS      Opp
11/25/72	@Madison		L	62	71
12/01/72*	Willard			L	57	72
12/02/72	Lexington		L	50	71
12/08/72*	@Bellevue		L	65	67
12/09/72*	@Norwalk		L	52	70
12/22/72*	@Upper Sandusky		L	59	91
01/05/73*	Tiffin Columbian	L	50	77
01/06/73*	Galion			L	56	72
01/12/73*	@Bucyrus		L	56	79
01/13/73*	@Willard		L	52	78
01/19/73*	Bellevue		L	49	51
01/20/73	Ontario			L	56	64
01/26/73*	Norwalk			L	51	58
01/27/73*	@Galion			L	54	72
02/02/73*	Upper Sandusky		L	46	73
02/09/73*	@Tiffin Columbian	L	44	88
02/16/73*	Bucyrus			W	56	48
02/17/73	Mansfield Malabar	L	46	49
02/24/73	Crestview		W	51	48	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Malabar High School
03/03/73	Ontario			L	45	49	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Malabar High School

Buckeye Conference Standings

Team BC Reg Overall Lorain Admiral King 12 - 2 15 - 3 17 - 4 Elyria 11 - 3 15 - 3 21 - 4 Mansfield Senior 11 - 3 15 - 3 17 - 4 Findlay 8 - 6 12 - 6 16 - 7 Lorain Senior 4 - 10 7 - 11 7 - 12 Marion Harding 4 - 10 5 - 13 6 - 14 Sandusky 4 - 10 5 - 13 5 - 14 Fremont Ross 2 - 12 3 - 15 3 - 16

Cardinal Conference Standings

Team CC Reg Overall Ashland 10 - 2 12 - 6 14 - 7 Wooster 10 - 2 Dover 7 - 5 Madison 5 - 7 8 - 10 8 - 11 New Philadelphia 5 - 7 Mansfield Malabar 4 - 8 6 - 12 6 - 13 Coshocton 1 - 11

Freeway Conference Standings

Team FC Reg Overall Mansfield Christian 8 - 0 15 - 4 18 - 5 Cleveland Baptist Cleveland Bratenahl Cuyahoga Valley Chr. Elyria Lake Ridge

Johnny Appleseed Conference Standings

Team JAC Reg Overall Loudonville 11 - 3 14 - 4 14 - 5 Ontario 11 - 3 13 - 5 15 - 6 Lexington 10 - 4 14 - 4 16 - 5 Clear Fork 9 - 5 10 - 8 10 - 9 Fredericktown 7 - 7 10 - 8 11 - 9 Crestview 4 - 10 6 - 12 6 - 13 Plymouth 4 - 10 5 - 13 6 - 14 Crestline 0 - 14 1 - 17 1 - 18

Middle Buckeye Conference Conference Standings

Team MBC Reg Overall Lucas 8 - 2 14 - 4 17 - 5 Centerburg Columbus Academy Danville East Knox Newark Catholic

Northern Ohio League Standings

Team NOL Reg Overall Willard 14 - 0 18 - 0 19 - 1 Upper Sandusky 11 - 3 15 - 3 16 - 4 Tiffin Columbian 10 - 4 11 - 7 12 - 8 Galion 7 - 7 10 - 8 13 - 9 Bellevue 6 - 8 9 - 9 9 - 10 Norwalk 5 - 9 7 - 11 7 - 12 Bucyrus 2 - 12 2 - 16 2 - 17 Shelby 1 - 13 1 - 17 2 - 18

Richland County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 20.04 Jerry Cline Mansfield Christian 461 23 2 18.84 Jim Watson Clear Fork 358 19 3 18.81 John Scott Lucas 414 22 4 17.57 Terry Newman Crestview 334 19 5 17.10 Pat Mulherin Mansfield St. Peter's 479 28 6 16.71 Jerry Brookins Mansfield Senior 351 21 7 16.39 Dave Storm Mansfield Christian 377 23 8 15.76 Dave Wirick Lexington 331 21 9 15.66 Don Kline Ontario 282 18 10 15.36 Rex Linkenbach Ontario 292 19

Richland County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 38 Dave Wirick Lexington Plymouth 01/27/1973 2 37 Jerry Cline Mansfield Christian Kidron Central Chr. 01/27/1973 3 32 Pat Mulherin Mansfield St. Peter's Big Walnut 12/09/1972 32 Don Kline Ontario Plymouth 01/19/1973 32 Terry Newman Crestview Plymouth 01/26/1973 6 30 Scott Farst Lucas Newark Catholic 01/05/1973 30 Jim Watson Clear Fork Ontario 01/27/1973 30 Terry Newman Crestview Fredericktown 02/02/1973 30 John Scott Lucas Plymouth 03/02/1973 10 29 Jim Watson Clear Fork Ontario 12/22/1972 29 Larry Taylor Plymouth Fredericktown 02/04/1973 29 Tom Harvey Lucas East Knox 02/16/1973 Return to Richland County index Email Me