1975-76 Richland County Basketball Scores


Clear Fork
Coach:  Terry Gordon
Record:  18-4 (12-2 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Jerry Watson (385 pts/18.3 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     CFHS    Opp
11/29/75	Mansfield Malabar	W	57	55
12/05/75*	Crestline		W	57	45
12/06/75	Mt. Gilead		W	71	69
12/12/75*	@Fredericktown		W	61	45
12/19/75*	@Lexington		L	51	63
12/20/75*	Loudonville		L	52	66
12/27/75	Buckeye Central		W	68	60
01/02/76*	@Crestview		W	71	51
01/03/76	@Madison		L	62	67
01/06/76*	Plymouth		W	70	49
01/09/76*	@Ontario		W	56	46
01/16/76*	Fredericktown		W	88	54
01/23/76*	Lexington		W	55	54
01/24/76*	@Loudonville		W	76	66
01/30/76*	Crestview		W	70	46
02/06/76*	Ontario			W	58	46
02/13/76*	@Crestline		W	69	52
02/20/76*	@Plymouth		W	68	52
02/27/76	Bucyrus			W	72	37	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Galion High School
03/05/76	Shelby			W	61	57	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Galion High School
03/10/76	Huron			W	65	40	Class AA District Tournament at Ashland College
03/13/76	Willard			L	49	68	Class AA District Tournament at Ashland College


Crestview
Coach:  Monte Rhoden
Record:  4-16 (2-12 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Aaron May (392 pts/19.6 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     Opp
12/02/75	@Mapleton		L	59	69
12/05/75*	@Ontario		L	32	46
12/12/75*	Loudonville		L	32	38
12/13/75	Hillsdale		L	61	70
12/19/75*	Plymouth		W	63	46
12/20/75*	@Fredericktown		L	54	67
12/23/75	@Lucas			W	66	52
12/30/75	New London		L	54	59
01/02/76*	Clear Fork		L	51	71
01/09/76*	@Crestline		L	44	52
01/10/76*	Lexington		L	52	70
01/16/76*	@Loudonville		L	49	76
01/20/76*	Fredericktown		L	55	59
01/23/76*	@Plymouth		L	50	58
01/30/76*	Clear Fork		L	46	70
02/13/76*	Ontario			L	66	76
02/17/76*	Crestline		W	62	57
02/20/76*	@Lexington		L	52	77
02/28/76	New London		W	49	47	Class A Sectional Tournament at Willard High School
03/06/76	Sandusky St. Mary	L	46	56	Class A Sectional Tournament at Willard High School


Lexington
Coach:  Dan Roseberry
Record:  15-5 (12-2 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Bart Thomas (358 pts/17.9 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     Opp
11/28/75	@Wynford		L	45	50
12/05/75*	Fredericktown		W	70	39
12/06/75	Madison			L	36	43
12/12/75*	@Crestline		W	51	38
12/19/75*	Clear Fork		W	63	51
12/20/75*	@Ontario		W	66	58
12/27/75	Shelby			W	62	56	NEED BOX
01/02/76*	Plymouth		W	71	43
01/09/76*	Loudonville		W	49	46
01/10/76*	@Crestview		W	70	52
01/16/76*	Crestline		W	85	48
01/17/76	@Mansfield Malabar	W	75	63
01/23/76*	@Clear Fork		L	54	55
01/24/76*	Ontario			W	68	49
01/30/76*	@Plymouth		W	77	52
02/13/76*	@Fredericktown		W	75	55
02/17/76*	@Loudonville		L	58	70
02/20/76*	Crestview		W	77	52
02/24/76	Mansfield Senior	W	61	50	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College
02/28/76	Ashland			L	40	50	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College


Lucas
Coach:  Ron Gonter
Record:  8-11 (5-3 MBC)
Leading Scorer:  Ken Sprang (263 pts/13.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     OPP
11/21/75	Dalton			L	37	63
11/25/75	@Northmor		L	59	62	OT
12/05/75*	@Centerburg		W	47	45
12/12/75*	Columbus Academy	W	54	52
12/13/75	Ohio Deaf		W	47	46
12/19/75*	@Danville		L	69	92
12/23/75	Crestview		L	52	66
01/09/76*	East Knox		W	65	63
01/10/76	@South Central		L	40	59
01/16/76*	Centerburg		W	61	58
01/17/76	@Highland		L	47	63
01/20/76	Mansfield Christian	L	72	85
01/23/76*	@Columbus Academy	W	47	46
01/30/76*	Danville		L	51	52
02/06/76	@Ohio Deaf		W	60	59
02/13/76*	@East Knox		L	61	90
02/14/76	South Amherst		L	44	64
02/20/76	@Mansfield Christian	W	62	61
02/28/76	Buckeye Central		L	48	60	Class A Sectional Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Madison
Coach:  Stan Ely
Record:  12-7 (7-5 CC)
Leading Scorer:  Brad Gutchall (295 pts/16.3 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHS     Opp
11/22/75	@Shelby			W	48	46
11/29/75	Ontario			W	60	36
12/05/75*	@Mansfield Malabar	W	55	38
12/06/75	@Lexington		W	43	36
12/12/75*	Coshocton		W	50	48
12/13/75*	@Dover			W	50	46
12/19/75*	Wooster			L	30	42
12/20/75	Mansfield St. Peter's	W	59	52
01/02/76*	Ashland			L	45	63
01/03/76	Clear Fork		W	67	62
01/09/76*	Mansfield Malabar	W	68	39
01/16/76*	@Coshocton		L	55	57
01/23/76*	Dover			W	60	47
01/30/76*	@Wooster		L	49	51
01/31/76*	New Philadelphia	W	69	56
02/10/76*	@Ashland		L	47	65
02/14/76	@Mansfield Senior	L	46	70
02/20/76*	@New Philadelphia	W	54	44
02/27/76	Galion			L	60	66	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College


Mansfield Christian
Coach:  Arnold Boich
Record:  16-4 (6-0 FC)
Leading Scorer:  Mark McCarthy (397 pts/19.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MCHS    OPP
11/21/75	Ohio Deaf		W	67	59
11/28/75	South Central		W	52	47
12/05/75*	Kidron Central Chr.	W	71	70
12/06/75*	@Cuyahoga Valley Chr.	W	63	53
12/13/75	East Knox		W	79	63
12/19/75	@Northmor		L	50	60
12/20/75	@Cardington-Lincoln	L	72	77
12/27/75	New London		W	61	58
01/09/76	@Cleveland Baptist	W	80	70
01/10/76*	@Canton Brunnerdale	W	86	62
01/17/76	@Elyria Lake Ridge	W	94	54
01/20/76	@Lucas			W	85	72
01/24/76*	@Kidron Central Chr.	W	70	57
01/30/76	Cleveland Baptist	W	83	72
01/31/76*	Cuyahoga Valley Chr.	W	59	51
02/06/76*	@Canton Brunnerdale	W	68	47
02/13/76	Danville		W	82	76
02/14/76	@Dayton Christian	L	60	64
02/20/76	Lucas			L	61	62
02/23/76	Cleveland Bratenahl	W	61	58	Freeway Conference Championship at Mansfield Christian High School


Malabar
Coach:  Bill Swartzmiller
Record:  8-12 (4-8 CC)
Leading Scorer:  Dan Jackson (273 pts/14.3 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHS     Opp
11/29/75	@Clear Fork		L	55	57
12/05/75*	Madison			L	38	55
12/09/75	@Ontario		L	60	61
12/13/75*	@Coshocton		L	61	65
12/19/75*	Dover			L	48	66
12/23/75*	@Wooster		L	56	65
12/27/75*	New Philadelphia	W	81	70
01/03/76*	@Ashland		W	60	56
01/09/76*	@Madison		L	39	68
01/10/76	Mansfield St. Peter's	W	70	57
01/17/76	Lexington		L	63	75
01/23/76*	Coshocton		L	52	53
01/30/76*	@Dover			W	63	42
01/31/76*	Wooster			L	57	60
02/03/76	Mansfield Senior	W	70	63
02/06/73*	@New Philadelphia	W	75	58
02/13/76*	Ashland			L	56	64
02/20/76	Shelby			W	68	61
02/24/76	Sandusky		W	65	56	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College
02/28/76	Bellevue		L	49	68	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College


Mansfield Senior
Coach:  Jim Goode
Record:  8-11 (6-8 BC)
Leading Scorer:  Bernard Ford (332 pts/17.4 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MSHS    OPP
11/25/75	@Ashland		L	50	57
12/05/75*	@Fremont Ross		W	58	48
12/12/75*	Lorain Admiral King	L	69	71	OT
12/16/75*	@Marion Harding		L	57	65
12/19/75*	Elyria			L	56	65
12/27/75*	Lorain Senior		L	59	75
01/03/76*	@Findlay		L	65	67
01/09/76*	Sandusky		W	56	55
01/16/76*	Fremont Ross		W	56	55
01/17/76	Galion			W	67	66
01/23/76*	@Lorain Admiral King	W	72	71
01/27/76*	Marion Harding		W	50	36
01/30/76*	@Elyria			L	50	65
02/03/76	@Mansfield Malabar	L	63	70
02/06/76*	@Lorain Senior		L	69	81
02/13/76*	Findlay			L	56	58
02/14/76	Madison			W	70	46
02/20/76*	@Sandusky		W	79	64
02/24/76	Lexington		L	50	61	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College


Mansfield St. Peter's
Coach:  Ron Barbo
Record:  13-10
Leading Scorer:  Mike Lang (342 pts/14.8 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     SPHS    Opp
11/21/75	Buckeye Central		W	68	58
11/22/75	@Old Fort		L	52	70
11/29/75	@Clearview		W	63	55
12/06/75	@Big Walnut		W	58	51
12/12/75	@Sandusky St. Mary	L	48	71
12/13/75	Canton Lehman		L	46	58
12/19/75	Centerburg		W	76	53
12/20/75	@Madison		L	52	59
12/27/75	Fremont St. Joseph	W	70	52	NEED BOX
01/02/76	Tiffin Calvert		L	60	63
01/03/76	Cardington-Lincoln	L	56	61
01/10/76	Mansfield Malabar	L	57	70
01/13/76	@Bettsville		W	74	65
01/24/76	@Wynford		W	46	43
01/30/76	Zanesville Rosecrans	L	40	59
01/31/76	@Bucyrus		W	60	41
02/07/76	Columbus Wehrle		L	49	52
02/13/76	Fairless		W	49	48
02/20/76	@Northmor		W	70	68
02/21/76	@Colonel Crawford	W	67	63
02/27/76	Seneca East		W	65	57	Class A Sectional Tournament at Bucyrus High School
03/05/76	Old Fort		W	53	52	Class A Sectional Tournament at Bucyrus High School
03/10/76	Sandusky St. Mary	L	49	63	Class A District Tournament at Galion High School


Ontario
Coach:  Vic Pfizenmayer
Record:  9-10 (8-6 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Doug Dawson (289 pts/16.0 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     OHS     Opp
11/29/75	@Madison		L	36	60
12/05/75*	Crestview		W	46	32
12/09/75	Mansfield Malabar	W	61	60
12/12/75*	@Plymouth		W	55	51
12/19/75*	@Loudonville		L	60	87
12/20/75*	Lexington		L	58	66
01/06/76*	@Fredericktown		L	80	88
01/09/76*	Clear Fork		L	46	56
01/16/76*	Plymouth		W	68	55
01/17/76	@Shelby			L	51	60
01/23/76*	Loudonville		W	62	61
01/24/76*	@Lexington		L	49	68
01/30/76*	Crestline		W	63	62
02/06/76*	@Clear Fork		L	46	58
02/10/76*	@Crestline		W	82	57
02/13/76*	@Crestview		W	76	66
02/20/76*	Fredericktown		W	73	48
02/21/76	Wynford			L	53	64
02/28/76	Colonel Crawford	L	63	70	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Galion High School


Plymouth
Coach:  Bill Northrup
Record:  5-14 (4-10 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Brad Turson (248 pts/13.0 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     PHS     Opp
12/02/75	Buckeye Central		L	47	49
12/05/75*	@Loudonville		L	53	61
12/12/75*	Ontario			L	51	55
12/16/75*	Crestline		W	47	45
12/19/75*	@Crestview		L	46	63
12/30/75	@South Central		L	51	53
01/02/76*	@Lexington		L	43	71
01/06/76*	@Clear Fork		L	49	70
01/09/76*	Fredericktown		W	59	51
01/16/76*	@Ontario		L	55	68
01/20/76*	@Crestline		W	73	57
01/23/76*	Crestview		W	58	50
01/30/76*	Lexington		L	52	77
02/06/76*	@Fredericktown		L	43	53
02/07/76	Mapleton		L	66	70
02/13/76*	Loudonville		L	50	71
02/20/76*	Clear Fork		L	52	68
02/21/76	@Buckeye Central	W	69	54
02/27/76	Monroeville		L	56	63	Class A Sectional Tournament at Willard High School


Shelby
Coach:  Nelson Hardesty
Record:  6-13 (5-9 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Chris Dill (239 pts/13.2 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus                 W/L     SHS      Opp
11/22/75	Madison			L	46	48
11/28/75*	@Upper Sandusky		L	50	63
12/05/75*	Tiffin Columbian	L	51	59
12/06/75*	@Bucyrus		W	60	58
12/12/75*	@Willard		L	48	71
12/19/75*	Bellevue		L	47	69
12/27/75	@Lexington		L	56	62	NEED BOX
01/02/76*	Norwalk			W	51	50
01/09/76*	@Galion			L	56	58
01/10/76*	Upper Sandusky		L	41	44
01/16/76*	@Tiffin Columbian	W	51	48
01/17/76	@Ontario		W	60	51
01/23/76*	Bucyrus			W	98	47
01/30/76*	Willard			L	44	46
02/06/76*	@Bellevue		L	80	84	OT
02/13/76*	@Norwalk		W	52	49
02/20/76*	Galion			L	55	61
02/21/76	@Mansfield Malabar	L	61	68
03/05/76	Clear Fork		L	57	61	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Galion High School

Buckeye Conference Standings

Team BC Reg Overall Elyria 11 - 3 15 - 3 18 - 4 Findlay 10 - 4 13 - 5 16 - 6 Lorain Admiral King 10 - 4 11 - 7 13 - 8 Mansfield Senior 6 - 8 8 - 10 8 - 11 Sandusky 6 - 8 9 - 9 9 - 10 Fremont Ross 5 - 9 9 - 9 9 - 10 Lorain Senior 5 - 9 7 - 11 9 - 12 Marion Harding 3 - 11 4 - 14 6 - 15

Cardinal Conference Standings

Team CC Reg Overall Coshocton 10 - 2 16 - 2 20 - 3 Wooster 10 - 2 14 - 4 14 - 5 Ashland 8 - 4 13 - 5 15 - 6 Madison 7 - 5 12 - 6 12 - 7 Mansfield Malabar 4 - 8 7 11 8 12 Dover 3 - 9 5 - 13 6 - 14 New Philadelphia 0 12 1 - 17 1 - 18

Freeway Conference South Standings

Team FC Reg Overall Cleveland Bratenahl 5 - 1 16 - 2 at 2/19 Cleveland Baptist 4 - 2 17 - 4 at 2/21 Elyria Lake Ridge 3 - 3 11 - 9 Bath Oil Trail 0 - 6 2 - 11 at 2/19 Southern Division Team FC Reg Overall Mansfield Christian 6 - 0 16 - 3 16 - 4 Cuyahoga Valley Chr. 3 - 3 Kidron Central Chr. 3 - 3 7 - 13 9 - 15 Canton Brunnerdale 0 - 6 1 - 17 1 - 18

Johnny Appleseed Conference Standings

Team JAC Reg Overall Clear Fork 12 - 2 15 - 3 18 - 4 Lexington 12 - 2 14 - 4 15 - 5 Loudonville 11 - 3 15 - 3 15 - 4 Ontario 8 - 6 9 - 9 9 - 10 Fredericktown 5 - 9 6 - 12 6 - 13 Plymouth 4 - 10 5 - 13 5 - 14 Crestline 2 - 12 2 - 16 2 - 17 Crestview 2 - 12 3 - 15 4 - 16

Middle Buckeye Conference Standings

Team MBC Reg Overall Lucas 5 - 3 8 - 10 8 - 11 Centerburg Columbus Academy Danville East Knox

Northern Ohio League Standings

Team NOL Reg Overall Willard 13 - 1 17 - 1 21 - 2 Bellevue 11 - 3 14 - 4 16 - 5 Galion 9 - 5 9 - 9 10 - 10 Upper Sandusky 9 - 5 11 - 7 13 - 8 Tiffin Columbian 7 - 7 9 - 9 10 - 10 Shelby 5 - 9 6 - 12 6 - 13 Norwalk 2 - 12 6 - 12 7 - 13 Bucyrus 0 - 14 0 - 18 0 - 19

Richland County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 19.85 Mark McCarthy Mansfield Christian 397 20 2 19.60 Aaron May Crestview 392 20 3 18.33 Jerry Watson Clear Fork 385 21 4 17.90 Bart Thomas Lexington 358 20 5 17.47 Bernard Ford Mansfield Senior 332 19 6 17.45 Chuck Stallard Clear Fork 384 22 7 16.38 Brad Gutchall Madison 295 18 8 16.05 Doug Dawson Ontario 289 18 9 14.87 Mike Lang Mansfield St. Peter's 342 23 10 14.36 Dan Jackson Mansfield Malabar 273 19

Richland County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 41 Bart Thomas Lexington Plymouth 01/30/1976 2 35 Chuck Stallard Clear Fork Fredericktown 01/16/1976 3 33 Doug Dawson Ontario Fredericktown 01/06/1976 33 Mark McCarthy Mansfield Christian Lucas 01/20/1976 5 32 Aaron May Crestview Lucas 12/23/1975 32 Mike Lang Mansfield St. Peter's Bettsville 01/13/1976 7 31 Barth Thomas Lexington Mansfield Malabar 01/17/1976 31 Aaron May Crestview Ontario 02/13/1976 9 30 Chuck Stallard Clear Fork Lexington 01/23/1976 30 Bart Thomas Lexington Ontario 01/24/1976 30 Bernard Ford Mansfield Senior Sandusky 02/20/1976 30 Mark McCarthy Mansfield Christian Cleveland Bratenahl 02/23/1976 Return to Richland County index Email Me