1977-78 Richland County Basketball Scores


Clear Fork
Coach:  Terry Gordon
Record:  18-5 (8-2 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Doug Ute (359 pts/15.6 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     CFHS    Opp
11/26/77	Mansfield Malabar	W	67	61	OT
12/02/77*	@Plymouth		W	75	46
12/16/77*	Lexington		L	64	73
12/17/77	Margaretta		L	66	67
12/23/77	Bloom-Carroll		W	75	45
12/29/77*	Ontario			W	70	45
01/03/78	@Madison		W	50	49
01/06/78*	@Crestview		W	53	42
01/13/78*	@Loudonville		W	56	49
02/03/78*	@Lexington		L	66	67	OT
02/04/78	@Shelby			L	53	54
02/07/78	Mansfield Senior	W	60	59
02/11/78	@Fredericktown		W	53	47
02/14/78*	@Ontario		W	40	36
02/17/78*	Loudonville		W	55	44
02/18/78*	Plymouth		W	78	47
02/22/78	Colonel Crawford	W	75	51	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Ashland High School
02/25/78	Mansfield Malabar	W	57	56	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Ashland High School
02/27/78	Coshocton		W	81	75
03/01/78	Willard			W	65	52	Class AA District Tournament at Ashland College
03/03/78	Wynford			W	63	55	Class AA District Tournament at Ashland College
03/10/78	Ottawa-Glandorf		L	54	80	Class AA Regional Tournament at Bowling Green State University


Crestview
Coach:  Jon Daup
Record:  11-8 (3-7 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Ron Rider (273 pts/14.3 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     Opp
11/26/77	Mansfield Christian	W	58	39
11/29/77	@Mapleton		W	88	54
12/02/77*	@Loudonville		L	53	62
12/13/77	Hillsadle		W	76	52
12/16/77*	Plymouth		W	85	62
12/21/77	@Lucas			W	88	60
01/06/78*	Clear Fork		L	42	53
01/13/78*	@Ontario		L	60	66
01/21/78	@Crestline		W	76	52
01/24/78	East Knox		W	68	54
02/03/78*	@Plymouth		W	65	59
02/04/78*	Loudonville		L	58	71
02/07/78	Lucas			W	69	51
02/10/78*	@Clear Fork		L	41	54
02/11/78*	Lexington		L	68	86
02/14/78*	@Lexington		L	51	71
02/17/78*	@Ontario		W	64	56
02/22/78	Plymouth		L	45	49	Class A Sectional Tournament at Willard High School
02/25/78	@East Knox		W	78	69


Lexington
Coach:  Don Cooper
Record:  19-3 (9-1 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Eric Jordan (252 pts/12.0 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     Opp
11/26/77	Willard			W	57	43
12/02/77*	@Ontario		W	60	51
12/16/77*	@Clear Fork		W	73	64
12/20/77	Madison			W	75	53
12/22/77	@Wynford		W	68	63
12/29/77	Shelby			W	78	62
01/03/78	@Mansfield Malabar	W	68	52
01/06/78*	Loudonville		L	48	50
01/13/78*	@Plymouth		W	69	47
01/21/78	Galion			W	62	59
02/03/78*	Clear Fork		W	67	66	OT
02/04/78	Colonel Crawford	W	60	51
02/07/78*	Ontario			W	60	49	NEED BOX
02/10/78*	@Loudonville		W	69	50
02/11/78*	@Crestview		W	86	68
02/14/78*	Crestview		W	71	51
02/15/78	@Ashland		L	40	43
02/17/78*	Plymouth		W	70	52
02/20/78	Vermilion		W	75	52	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College
02/23/78	Tiffin Columbian	W	65	61	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College - OT
02/25/78	Perkins			W	50	45	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College
02/28/78	Findlay			L	62	71	Class AAA District Tournament at Bowling Green State University


Lucas
Coach:  Kevin Bright
Record:  7-12 (2-4 MBC)
Leading Scorer:  Mike Howard (300 pts/15.7 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     OPP
11/22/77	Crestline		W	77	54
12/03/77	@South Central		L	49	89
12/10/77	@Ohio Deaf		L	65	67
12/13/77	Dalton			L	52	83
12/17/77	Plymouth		W      101	96
12/21/77	Crestview		L	60	88
12/20/77*	@Danville		L	58	98
01/06/78	@Mansfield Christian	W	63	56
01/13/78*	East Knox		W	98	85
01/14/78	Ohio Deaf		W	77	72	OT
01/28/78	@Canton Brunnerdale				CANCELLED
02/03/78*	Danville		L	73	93
02/05/78*	@Zanesville Rosecrans	L	31	92
02/07/78	@Crestview		L	51	69
02/10/78*	@East Knox		L	96     108
02/11/78	@Plymouth		L	53	68
02/14/78	Mansfield Christian	L	77	89
02/17/78*	Zanesville Rosecrans	W	75	73
02/21/78	Crestline		W	70	52	Class A Sectional Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/23/78	Tiffin Calvert		L	44	61	Class A Sectional Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Madison
Coach:  Ron Barbo
Record:  9-10 (7-5 CC)
Leading Scorer:  Scott Jones (343 pts/18.0 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHS     Opp
11/26/77	@Shelby			W	60	51
12/02/77*	Wooster			W	64	41
12/16/77*	@Ashland		L	35	37
12/17/77*	New Philadelphia	W	50	45
12/20/77	@Leington		L	53	75
12/23/77*	@Coshocton		L	64	79
12/27/77*	Mansfield Malabar	L	56	63
12/30/77*	@Dover			W	53	52
01/03/78	Clear Fork		L	49	50
01/06/78*	@Wooster		W	71	69
01/14/78	Mansfield St. Peter's	L	36	58
01/24/78	Ontario			W	57	45
02/03/78*	Coshocton		W	66	62
02/04/78*	Dover			L	57	67
02/09/78*	@New Philadelphia	L	41	49
02/10/78*	@Mansfield Malabar	W	62	56
02/14/78	@Mansfield Senior	L	50	67
02/18/78*	Ashland			W	55	51
02/20/78	Ashland			L	50	70	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College


Mansfield Christian
Coach:  Dave Storm
Record:  10-7 (5-1 FC)
Leading Scorer:  Bill Davidson (315 pts/18.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MCHS    OPP
11/26/77	@Crestview		L	39	58
12/03/77	Highland		L	57	61
12/10/77*	@Cuyahoga Valley Chr.	W	78	76
12/16/77	East Knox		W	78	64
12/17/77	@Northmor		W	77	66
12/23/77	@Cardington-Lincoln	L	67	76
12/30/77*	Kidron Central Chr.	W	60	59
01/06/78	Lucas			L	56	63
01/07/78	Zanesville Rosecrans	W	63	61	OT
01/14/78	@Dayton Christian				CANCELLED
01/21/78*	@Kidron Central Chr.	L	74	75
01/24/78	@Mansfield St. Peter's	L	51	80
01/27/78	Cleveland Baptist				CANCELLED
02/03/78*	Canton Brunnerdale	W	80	53
02/04/78*	Cuyahoga Valley Chr.	W	75	66
02/10/78	Danville		W	78	73
02/11/78*	@Canton Brunnerdale	W	64	59
02/14/78	@Lucas			W	89	77
02/22/78	Mansfield St. Peter's	L	50	67	Class A Sectional Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Mansfield Malabar
Coach:  Bill Swartzmiller
Record:  5-14 (3-9 CC)
Leading Scorer:  Dave Wareham (239 pts/12.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MHS     Opp
11/26/77	@Clear Fork		L	61	67	OT
12/02/77*	@New Philadelphia	L	70	73
12/10/77	@Ontario		W	76	74
12/17/77*	@Dover			L	56	68
12/20/77*	Coshocton		L	73	92
12/23/77*	Wooster			L	49	72
12/27/77*	@Madison		W	63	56
12/30/77*	Ashland			L	54	63
01/03/78	Lexington		L	52	68
01/06/78*	New Philadelphia	W	65	57
01/13/78*	@Coshocton		L	67	75
01/21/78	Mansfield St. Peter's	L	66	84
01/31/78	@Ridgedale					CANCELLED
02/03/78*	@Wooster		L	64	70
02/10/78*	Madison			L	56	62
02/13/78	Mansfield Senior	L	47	62
02/16/78*	Dover			W	64	58
02/17/78*	@Ashland		L	56	79
02/22/78	Upper Sandusky		W	83	59	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Ashland High School
02/25/78	Clear Fork		L	56	57	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Ashland High School


Mansfield Senior
Coach:  Jim Goode
Record:  7-12 (4-10 BC)
Leading Scorer:  Wayne Curry (233 pts/12.2 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MSHS    OPP
11/29/77	@Ashland		W	63	61
12/02/77*	@Fremont Ross		W	52	49
12/13/77*	@Marion Harding		L	63	71
12/16/77*	Elyria			L	47	69
12/20/77*	Lorain Senior		L	63	68
12/23/77*	@Findlay		L	56	64
12/30/77*	Lorain Admiral King	L	56	69
01/06/78*	Sandusky		L	57	59
01/24/78*	Fremont Ross		W	65	43
02/01/78*	Marion Harding		W	60	38
02/03/78*	@Lorain Senior		L	52	65
02/04/78*	@Lorain Admiral King	W	53	51	OT
02/07/78	@Clear Fork		L	59	60	01/10
02/10/78*	Findlay			L	59	74
02/11/78*	@Elyria			L	40	62
02/13/78	@Mansfield Malabar	W	62	47
02/14/78	Madison			W	67	50
02/17/78*	@Sandusky		L	59	62	OT
02/21/78	Perkins			L	50	52	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College


Mansfield St. Peter's
Coach:  Pat Maurer
Record:  27-1
Leading Scorer:  Kevin Brooks (422 pts/15.0 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     SPHS    Opp
11/29/77	@Old Fort		W	85	67
11/26/77	@Columbus DeSales	W	83	53
11/29/77	Louisville Aquinas	W	93	55
12/02/77	@Sandusky St. Mary	W	86	53
12/10/77	Buckeye Central		W	79	49
12/16/77	Fostoria St. Wendelin	W	83	65
12/17/77	Colonel Crawford	W	69	55
12/21/77	@Lordstown		W	90	50
01/06/78	Tiffin Calvert		W	96	52
01/07/78	@Bettsville		W	75	37
01/13/78	Strasburg-Franklin	W	82	62
01/14/78	@Madison		W	58	36
01/21/78	@Mansfield Malabar	W	84	66
01/24/78	Mansfield Christian	W	80	51
02/01/78	@Fredericktown		W	58	43
02/04/78	@Buckeye Central	W	80	63
02/06/78	@Ridgedale		L	49	71
02/11/78	Canton Central Cath.	W	90	66
02/14/78	@Northmor		W	96	63
02/17/78	@Wynford		W	59	47
02/22/78	Mansfield Christian	W	67	50	Class A Sectional Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/24/78	Carey			W	80	48	Class A Sectional Tournament at Bucyrus High School
03/02/78	Western Reserve		W	57	40	Class A District Tournament at Ashland
03/04/78	South Central		W	83	46	Class A District Tournament at Ashland
03/10/78	Norwayne		W	89	77	Class A Regional Tournament at Canton Fieldhouse
03/11/78	Chalker			W	63	54	Class A Regional Tournament at Canton Fieldhouse
03/16/78	Indian Valley South	W	49	45	Class A State Tournament at Ohio State University St. John Arena
03/18/78	Bethel			W	78	60	Class A State Tournament at Ohio State University St. John Arena


Ontario
Coach:  Vic Pfizenmayer
Record:  10-10 (4-6 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Steve Santmyer (348 pts/18.3 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     OHS     Opp
12/02/77*	Lexington		L	51	60
12/10/77	Mansfield Malabar	L	74	76
12/13/77	Crestline		W	72	53
12/16/77*	@Loudonville		L	44	46
12/20/77	Wynford			L	57	64
12/22/77	@Triway			W	75	61
12/29/77*	@Clear Fork		L	45	70
01/06/78*	Plymouth		W	48	43
01/07/78	Colonel Crawford	W	66	62
01/13/78*	Crestview		W	66	60
01/21/78	Shelby			W	66	61
01/24/78	@Madison		L	45	57
02/03/78*	Loudonville		W	71	70
02/07/78*	@Lexington		L	49	60	NEED BOX
02/10/78*	Plymouth		W	68	59
02/11/78	River Valley		W	64	60
02/14/78*	Clear Fork		L	36	40
02/17/78*	@Crestview		L	56	64
02/21/78	Bucyrus			W	61	53	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Ashland High School
02/23/78	Wynford			L	65	66	Class AA Sectional Tournament at Ashland High School - OT


Plymouth
Coach:  Keith Diebler
Record:  4-16 (0-10 JAC)
Leading Scorer:  Blane Baker (369 pts/18.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     PHS     Opp
11/23/77	@Monroeville		W	89	59
12/02/77*	Clear Fork		L	46	75
12/03/77	@Buckeye Central	L	73	93
12/16/77*	@Crestview		L	62	85
12/17/77	@Lucas			L	96     101
12/20/77*	Loudonville		L	41	43
12/23/77	Buckeye Central		L	70	73
12/30/77	@South Central		L	59	62
01/06/78*	@Ontario		L	43	48
01/13/78*	Lexington		L	47	69
01/21/78	Western Reserve		L	66	77
02/01/78*	@Loudonville		L	54	63
02/03/78*	Crestview		L	59	65
02/07/78	Mapleton		W	60	55
02/10/78*	Ontario			L	59	68
02/11/78	Lucas			W	68	53
02/17/78*	@Lexington		L	52	70
02/18/78*	@Clear Fork		L	47	78
02/22/78	Crestview		W	49	45	Class A Sectional Tournament at Willard High School
02/24/78	South Central		L	50	51	Class A Sectional Tournament at Willard High School


Shelby
Coach:  Nelson Hardesty
Record:  6-13 (5-9 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Kelly Stanford (227 pts/11.9 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     SHS      Opp
11/26/77	Madison			L	51	60
12/02/77*	@Norwalk		W	58	53
12/16/77*	Tiffin Columbian	L	60	71
12/21/77*	@Bucyrus		W	69	53
12/22/77*	@Upper Sandusky		W	86	67
12/29/77	@Lexington		L	62	78
01/06/78*	@Willard		L	50	60
01/07/78*	Galion			W	58	55
01/13/78*	Bellevue		W	52	51
01/14/78*	Norwalk			L	41	57
01/21/78	@Ontario		L	61	66
02/03/78*	Bucyrus			L	56	59
02/04/78	Clear Fork		W	54	53
02/07/78*	Upper Sandusky		L	44	47
02/10/78*	Willard			L	48	65
02/11/78*	@Galion			L	52	76
02/14/78*	@Tiffin Columbian	L	63	70
02/17/78*	@Bellevue		L	67	87
02/23/78	Ashland			L	45	66	Class AAA Sectional Tournament at Ashland College

Buckeye Conference Standings

Team BC Reg Overall Elyria 12 - 2 14 - 4 15 - 5 Findlay 10 - 4 12 - 6 16 - 7 Sandusky 9 - 5 12 - 6 13 - 7 Lorain Admiral King 8 - 6 11 - 7 15 - 8 Lorain Senior 8 - 6 9 - 9 10 - 10 Mansfield Senior 4 - 10 7 - 11 7 - 12 Marion Harding 3 - 11 5 - 13 5 - 14 Fremont Ross 2 - 12 4 - 14 4 - 15

Cardinal Conference Standings

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

Freeway Conference Standings

Team FC Reg Overall Mansfield Christian 5 - 1 10 - 6 10 - 7 Canton Brunnerdale Cuyahoga Valley Chr. Kidron Central Chr.

Johnny Appleseed Conference Standings

Team JAC Reg Overall Lexington 9 - 1 16 - 2 19 - 3 Clear Fork 8 - 2 14 - 4 18 - 5 Loudonville 6 - 4 13 - 5 13 - 6 Ontario 4 - 6 9 - 9 10 - 10 Crestview 3 - 7 11 - 7 11 - 8 Plymouth 0 - 10 3 - 15 4 - 16

Middle Buckeye Conference Standings

Team MBC Reg Overall Lucas 2 - 4 7 - 11 7 - 12 Danville East Knox Zanesville Rosecrans

Northern Ohio League Standings

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

Richland County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 18.52 Bill Davidson Mansfield Christian 315 17 2 18.45 Blane Baker Plymouth 369 20 3 18.31 Steve Santmyer Ontario 348 19 4 18.05 Scott Jones Madison 343 19 5 15.78 Mike Howard Lucas 300 19 6 15.60 Doug Ute Clear Fork 359 23 7 15.07 Kevin Brooks Mansfield St. Peter's 422 28 8 14.63 John Banks Lucas 278 19 9 14.36 Ron Rider Crestview 273 19 10 14.13 Jay Guth Clear Fork 325 23

Richland County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 46 Blane Baker Plymouth Lucas 12/17/1977 2 35 Mike Howard Lucas Plymouth 12/17/1977 3 34 Steve Santmyer Ontario Triway 12/22/1977 4 32 John Banks Lucas East Knox 01/13/1978 32 Wayne Curry Mansfield Senior Clear Fork 02/07/1978 6 31 John Banks Lucas Plymouth 12/17/1977 31 Scott Jones Madison Ontario 01/24/1978 31 Steve Santmyer Ontario Loudonville 02/03/1978 31 Scott Jones Madison Dover 02/04/1978 10 29 Blane Baker Plymouth Western Reserve 01/21/1978 Return to Richland County index Email Me