1948-49 Richland County League Basketball Scores


Bellville
Coach:  Harry Regula
Record:  16-5 (12-2 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Bill Smith (220 pts/11.0 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     BHS    Opp
11/30/48*	@Lexington		L	45	47
12/03/48*	Plymouth		W	34	24
12/10/48*	@Union			W	43	18
12/17/48*	Butler			W	54	27
12/21/48*	Shiloh			W	57	23
12/23/48*	@Ontario		L	33	37
12/30/48	@Perrysville		L	47	52
01/07/49*	Lucas			W	30	25
01/11/49*	Lexington		W	48	25
01/14/49*	@Plymouth		W	55	46
01/18/49	Perrysville		W	50	39
01/21/49*	Union			W	41	23
01/25/49	@Millersburg		L	27	33
01/28/49*	@Butler			W	58	42
02/04/49*	@Shiloh			W	54	25
02/11/49*	Ontario			W	43	34
02/18/49*	Lucas			W	38	35
02/23/49	Butler			W	47	39	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/24/49	Lucas			W	44	41	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/26/49	Ontario			W	59	41	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
03/03/49	Salem			L	41	43	Class B District Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Butler
Coach:  Vernon Chaney
Record:  6-14 (5-9 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Dick Tilton (196 pts/10.3 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus                 W/L     BHS     Opp
11/12/48	Chester			L	34	48	NEED BOX
11/19/48	Chester						May have been moved to 11/12
11/23/48	Danville		L	39	57
11/30/48*	@Union			L	26	37
12/03/48*	Ontario			L	31	57
12/07/48	@Johnsville
12/10/48*	Lexington		L	25	59
12/17/48*	@Bellville		L	27	54
12/21/48*	Lucas			L	30	46
01/04/49*	@Plymouth		W	45	34
01/07/49*	Shiloh			W	51	31
01/11/49*	Union			W	46	26
01/14/49*	@Ontario		L	30	57
01/21/49*	@Lexington		L	34	55
01/28/49*	Bellville		L	42	58
02/01/49	@Centerburg		L	46	47
02/04/49*	@Lucas			L	32	49
02/08/49	Loudonville		W	51	35
02/11/49*	Plymouth		W	59	37
02/15/49	@Millersburg		L	43	58
02/18/49*	@Shiloh			W	56	24
02/23/49	Bellville		L	39	47	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School


Lexington
Coach:  Don Sutter
Record:  17-8 (10-4 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Dick Dill (312 pts/13.0 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus                 W/L     LHS     Opp
11/16/48	@Leesville		W	52	25
11/19/48	Alumni			L	38	40	Not included in totals
11/20/48	Tiro			W	44	20	Originally scheduled at Tiro - NEED BOX
11/23/48	Edison			W	62	50
11/30/48*	Bellville		W	47	45
12/03/48*	Union			W	61	23
12/07/48	@Holmes-Liberty		W	51	44
12/10/48*	@Butler			W	59	25
12/14/48	@Madison		L	38	41
12/17/48*	@Lucas			L	37	39
12/21/48*	Ontario			L	34	38
12/29/48	@Fredericktown		L	32	52
01/05/49*	@Shiloh			W	48	21
01/07/49*	Plymouth		W	58	38
01/11/49*	@Bellville		L	25	48
01/14/49*	@Union			W	35	32
01/15/49	Cardington-Lincoln	W	58	35
01/21/49*	Butler			W	55	34
01/28/49*	Lucas			W	58	39
02/04/49*	@Ontario		W	45	39
02/08/49	Madison			W	67	30
02/11/49*	Shiloh			W	61	33
02/18/49*	@Plymouth		L	43	50
02/22/49	Shiloh			W	34	20	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/24/49	Ontario			L	43	49	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/26/49	Lucas			L	50	57	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School


Lucas
Coach:  Leslie Burson
Record:  10-9 (8-6 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Jack Stephenson (211 pts/15.0 avg) (missing 1 game)

Date		Versus	               W/L     LHS     Opp
11/23/48	Alumni			L	30	33	NEED BOX
11/26/48	@Edison			L	38	62
11/30/48*	Plymouth		L	31	34
12/03/48*	@Shiloh			W	54	23
12/10/48*	@Ontario		L	23	48
12/17/48*	Lexington		W	39	37
12/21/48*	@Butler			W	46	30
12/23/48*	Union			W	48	32
01/07/49*	@Bellville		L	25	30
01/11/49*	@Plymouth		W	56	53
01/14/49*	Shiloh			W	55	25
01/21/49*	Ontario			L	40	50
01/28/49*	@Lexington		L	39	58
02/04/49*	Butler			W	49	32
02/11/49*	@Union			W	50	31
02/18/49*	Bellville		L	35	38
02/23/49	Plymouth		W	47	40	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/24/49	Bellville		L	41	44	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/26/49	Lexington		W	57	50	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School


Ontario
Coach:  Dick Casad
Record:  15-4 (12-2 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Howard Sunnucks (243 pts/13.5 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OHS      Opp
11/19/48	Leesville		W	49	37
11/30/48*	Shiloh			W	62	20
12/03/48*	@Butler			W	57	31
12/10/48*	Lucas			W	48	23
12/17/48*	@Plymouth		W	36	31
12/21/48*	@Lexington		W	38	34
12/23/48*	Bellville		W	37	33
01/11/49*	@Shiloh			W	72	36
01/14/49*	Butler			W	57	30
01/18/49*	@Union			W	58	25
01/21/49*	@Lucas			W	50	40
01/28/49*	Plymouth		W	71	62
02/04/49*	Lexington		L	39	45
02/11/49*	@Bellville		L	34	43
02/18/49*	Union			W	80	41
02/22/49	Union			W	28	17	Class A Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/24/49	Lexington		W	49	43	Class A Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
02/26/49	Bellville		L	41	59	Class A Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School
03/02/49	Forest			L	49	66	Class A District Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Plymouth
Coach:  Dick McMullen
Record:  6-12 (5-9 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Desmond Donnenwirth (259 pts/14.3 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     PHS     Opp
11/30/48*	@Lucas			W	34	31
12/03/48*	@Bellville		L	24	34
12/10/48*	Shiloh			W	45	26
12/17/48*	Ontario			L	31	36
12/21/48*	@Union			L	33	34
01/04/49*	Butler			L	34	45
01/07/49*	@Lexington		L	38	58
01/11/49*	Lucas			L	53	56
01/14/49*	Bellville		L	46	55
01/18/49	New London		L	51	63
01/21/49*	@Shiloh			W	59	40
01/28/49*	@Ontario		L	62	71
02/01/49	Tiro			W	50	37
02/04/49*	Union			W	49	39
02/08/49	@Leesville		L	41	63
02/11/49*	@Butler			L	37	59
02/18/49*	Lexington		W	50	43
02/23/49	Lucas			L	40	47	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School


Shiloh
Coach:  Marvin Lutz
Record:  1-14 (1-13 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Charles Wallace (89 pts/5.9 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     SHS     Opp
11/30/48*	@Ontario		L	20	62
12/03/48*	Lucas			L	23	54
12/10/48*	@Plymouth		L	26	45
12/17/48*	Union			W	38	24
12/21/48*	@Bellville		L	23	57
01/05/49*	Lexington		L	21	48
01/07/49*	@Butler			L	31	51
01/11/49*	Ontario			L	36	72
01/14/49*	@Lucas			L	25	55
01/21/49*	Plymouth		L	40	59
01/28/49*	@Union			L	31	41
02/04/49*	Bellville		L	25	54
02/11/49*	@Lexington		L	33	61
02/18/49*	Butler			L	24	56
02/22/49	Lexington		L	20	34	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School


Union
Coach:  Bill Pedigo
Record:  4-13 (3-11 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  John Franks (129 pts/8.0 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     UHS      Opp
11/24/48	Hayesville		W	37	27
11/30/48*	Butler			W	37	26
12/03/48*	@Lexington		L	23	61
12/10/48*	Bellville		L	18	43
12/17/48*	@Shiloh			L	24	38
12/21/48*	Plymouth		W	34	33	OT
12/23/48*	@Lucas			L	32	48
01/11/49*	@Butler			L	26	46
01/14/49*	Lexington		L	32	35
01/18/49*	Ontario			L	25	58
01/21/49*	@Bellville		L	23	41
01/25/49	Greenwich
01/28/49*	Shiloh			W	41	31
02/04/49*	@Plymouth		L	39	49
02/11/49*	Lucas			L	31	50
02/14/49	@Mansfield John Simpson	L	22	29
02/18/49*	@Ontario		L	41	80
02/22/49	Ontario			L	17	28	Class B Richland County Tournament at Mansfield High School

Richland County League Standings

Team RCL OFF DEF OAVG DAVG Bellville 12 - 2 633 431 45.21 30.78 Ontario 12 - 2 739 494 52.78 35.28 Lexington 10 - 4 666 504 47.57 36.00 Lucas 8 - 6 590 521 42.14 37.21 Butler 5 - 9 534 624 38.14 44.57 Plymouth 5 - 9 595 627 42.50 44.78 Union 3 - 11 426 639 30.42 45.64 Shiloh 1 - 13 396 739 28.28 52.78 Totals 56 - 56 4579 4579 40.88 40.88

Richland County League Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 15.45 Jack Stephenson Lucas 170 11 2 14.71 Desmond Donnenwirth Plymouth 206 14 3 14.14 Howard Sunnucks Ontario 198 14 4 12.78 Dick Dill Lexington 179 14 5 11.46 Bill Smith Bellville 149 13 6 10.64 Jackson Perry Ontario 149 14 7 10.57 Dick Tilton Butler 148 14 8 10.21 Don Wirick Lexington 143 14 9 9.28 Bill Balliett Bellville 130 14 10 8.28 Bob Harvey Lucas 116 14 #Butler's Bill Allen averages 20.0 in 5 games

Richland County League Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 27 Bill Allen Butler Plymouth 02/11/1949 27 Bill Allen Butler Shiloh 02/18/1949 3 26 Desmond Donnenwirth Plymouth Lucas 11/30/1948 4 25 Dick Dill Lexington Shiloh 02/11/1949 5 24 Jack Stephenson Lucas Plymouth 01/11/1949 24 Don Wirick Lexington Butler 01/21/1949 7 23 Howard Sunnucks Ontario Shiloh 11/30/1948 23 Dick Dill Lexington Plymouth 01/07/1949 23 Desmond Donnenwirth Plymouth Ontario 01/28/1949 23 Jack Stephenson Lucas Butler 02/04/1949 Return to Richland County League index Email Me