1957-58 Richland County League Basketball Scores


Bellville
Coach:  Tony Megna
Record:  16-4 (11-1 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Fred Garber (339 pts/16.9 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/20/57	Alumni			W	46	44
11/26/57	Fredericktown		L	55	71
12/06/57*	Ontario			W	68	51
12/13/57*	@Union			W	78	74
12/14/57	@Mt. Vernon St. Vincent	W	87	77
12/17/57*	@Butler			W	73	70
12/27/57	Shiloh			W	71	52	Holiday Tournament at Madison High School
12/28/57	Crestline		L	54	66	Holiday Tournament at Madison High School
01/03/58*	@Lucas			W	64	57
01/07/58*	Lexington		W	69	63
01/10/58*	@Shiloh			L	71	79
01/17/58*	@Ontario		W	87	42
01/24/58*	Union			W	76	74
01/25/58	@New London		W	75	47
01/28/58*	Butler			W	57	51
02/07/58*	Lucas			W	51	44
02/11/58*	@Lexington		W	63	62
02/14/58*	Shiloh			W	73	58	At Mansfield Creveling Gym
02/17/58	Butler			W	82	57	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/19/58	Shiloh			L	53	56	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Butler
Coach:  Gordon Shipley
Record:  3-15 (1-11 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Gary Meeks (309 pts/17.1 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/27/57	Perrysville		W	70	53
12/03/57	@Loudonville		L	51	53
12/06/57*	@Shiloh			L	52	62
12/11/57	Mt. Vernon St. Vincent	W	69	67
12/13/57*	Ontario			L	62	70
12/17/57*	Bellville		L	70	73
12/20/57*	Union			L	71	91
12/21/57	@Fredericktown		L	48	70
01/03/58*	@Lexington		L	61	69
01/07/58*	Lucas			L	59	72
01/17/58*	Shiloh			L	44	63
01/24/58*	Ontario			W	66	61
01/28/58*	@Bellville		L	51	57
01/31/58*	@Union			L	58	95
02/07/58*	Lexington		L	73	76	OT
02/11/58*	@Lucas			L	63	69
02/15/58	@Mt. Vernon St. Vincent	L	47	63
02/17/58	Bellville		L	57	82	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Lexington
Coach:  Ernie Raber
Record:  12-10 (5-7 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Bill Banks (336 pts/15.2 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/22/57	North Robinson		W	69	59
11/26/57	@Iberia			W	73	63
11/30/57	@Johnsville		W	71	60
12/06/57*	Union			L	72	73
12/10/57	Nashville		W	70	55
12/17/57*	@Ontario		L	55	62
12/20/57*	@Shiloh			L	69	73
12/27/57	Ridgedale		W	61	53	Holiday Tournament at Mt. Gilead High School
12/28/57	@Mt. Gilead		L	55	75	Holiday Tournament at Mt. Gilead High School
01/03/58*	Butler			W	69	61
01/07/58*	@Bellville		L	63	69
01/10/58*	Lucas			W	76	50
01/14/58	Fredericktown		L	58	68
01/17/58*	@Union			W	67	64
01/28/58*	Ontario			W	83	63
01/31/58*	Shiloh			L	53	65
02/04/58	@Nashville		W      101	67
02/07/58*	@Butler			W	76	73
02/11/58*	Bellville		L	62	63
02/14/58*	@Lucas			L	72	81
02/18/58	Plymouth		W	68	53	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/20/58	Union			L	54	75	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Lucas
Coach:  Bobby Wine
Record:  9-9 (4-8 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Pat Kelser (412 pts/22.8 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/20/57	@Johnsville		W	56	44
11/26/57	Nashville		W	60	47
12/03/57	@Polk			W	54	52
12/13/57*	Shiloh			L	52	61
12/17/57*	@Union			L	54	73
12/20/57*	Ontario			L	50	67
01/03/58*	Bellville		L	57	64
01/07/58*	@Butler			W	72	59
01/10/58*	@Lexington		L	50	76
01/14/58	@Nashville		W	90	73
01/17/58	Huron Valley		W	67	56
01/24/58*	@Shiloh			L	54	98
01/28/58*	Union			L	71	84
01/31/58*	@Ontario		W	62	57
02/07/58*	@Bellville		L	44	51
02/11/58*	Butler			W	69	63
02/14/58*	Lexington		W	81	72
02/18/58	Union			L	54	70	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Ontario
Coach:  Bob Haines
Record:  5-15 (3-9 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Harold Snyder (393 pts/19.6 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/19/57	Chatfield		W	65	51
11/22/57	@Iberia			L	57	70
11/26/57	Leesville		W	66	50
11/30/57	@Crestline		L	51	74
12/06/57*	@Bellville		L	51	68
12/13/57*	Butler			W	70	62
12/17/57*	Lexington		W	62	55
12/20/57*	@Lucas			W	67	50
12/21/57	@Galion			L	55	72
01/03/58*	@Shiloh			L	46	71
01/10/58*	@Union			L	74	88
01/14/58	Edison			L	55	59
01/17/58*	Bellville		L	42	87
01/24/58*	@Butler			L	61	66
01/28/58*	@Lexington		L	63	83
01/31/58*	Lucas			L	57	62
02/07/58*	Shiloh			L	68	85
02/11/58	@Plymouth		L	61	63	Plymouth known as Huron Valley earlier in season
02/14/58*	Union			L	77	81
02/17/58	Shiloh			L	49	60	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Shiloh
Coach:  Harold Daup
Record:  20-5 (9-3 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  George Poffenbaugh (376 pts/15.0 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/22/57	@New Washington		W	54	37
11/27/57	Alumni			W	65	64
12/03/57	Savannah		W	89	68
12/06/57*	Butler			W	62	52
12/13/57*	@Lucas			W	61	52
12/17/57	Townsend-Wakeman	W	62	51
12/20/57*	Lexington		W	73	69
12/27/57	Bellville		L	52	71	Holiday Tournament at Madison High School
12/28/57	Ruggles-Troy		W      100	59	Holiday Tournament at Madison High School
01/03/58*	Ontario			W	71	46
01/07/58*	@Union			L	51	69
01/10/58*	Bellville		W	79	71
01/14/58	@Johnsville		W	82	65
01/17/58*	@Butler			W	63	44
01/24/58*	Lucas			W	98	54
01/31/58*	@Lexington		W	65	53
02/04/58	@Townsend-Wakeman	W	84	58
02/07/58*	@Ontario		W	85	68
02/11/58*	Union			L	61	63
02/14/58*	@Bellville		L	58	73	At Mansfield Creveling Gym
02/17/58	Ontario			W	60	49	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/19/58	Bellville		W	56	53	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/22/58	Union			W	60	57	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/28/58	North Robinson		W	66	50	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/07/58	Holmes-Liberty		L	52	67	Class A District Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School


Union
Coach:  Dick Gross
Record:  17-6 (9-3 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  John Wolf (452 pts/19.6 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/22/57	Tiro			W	70	69
11/26/57	Northwestern		L	58	75
11/30/57	@Greenwich		W	87	68
12/06/57*	@Lexington		W	73	72
12/13/57*	Bellville		L	74	78
12/17/57*	Lucas			W	73	54
12/20/57*	@Butler			W	91	71
12/27/57	Waldo			W      109	60
01/07/58*	Shiloh			W	69	51
01/10/58*	Ontario			W	88	74
01/17/58*	Lexington		L	64	67
01/24/58*	@Bellville		L	74	76
01/28/58*	@Lucas			W	84	71
01/31/58*	Butler			W	95	58
02/03/58	@Northwestern		L	46	88
02/11/58*	@Shiloh			W	63	61
02/14/58*	@Ontario		W	81	77
02/18/58	Lucas			W	70	54	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/20/58	Lexington		W	75	54	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/22/58	Shiloh			L	57	60	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/28/58	Townsend-Wakeman	W	68	43	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/01/58	Sulphur Springs		L	63	74	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School

Richland County League Standings

Team RCL OFF DEF OAVG DAVG Bellville 11 - 1 830 725 69.16 60.41 Shiloh 9 - 3 827 714 68.91 59.50 Union 9 - 3 929 810 77.41 67.50 Lexington 5 - 7 817 797 68.08 66.41 Lucas 4 - 8 716 825 59.66 68.75 Ontario 3 - 9 738 858 61.50 71.50 Butler 1 - 11 730 858 60.83 71.50 Totals 42 - 42 5587 5587 66.51 66.51

Richland County League Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 24.00 Pat Kelser Lucas 288 12 2 20.00 John Wolf Union 240 12 3 19.91 Harold Snyder Ontario 239 12 4 19.58 Clyde Benninghoff Bellville 235 12 5 18.16 Gary Meeks Butler 218 12 6 17.00 Fred Garber Bellville 204 12 7 15.83 Bill Banks Lexington 190 12 8 14.91 Steve Rhodes Union 179 12 9 14.75 George Poffenbaugh Shiloh 177 12 10 14.58 John Groff Union 175 12

Richland County League Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 36 Pat Kelser Lucas Butler 01/07/1958 36 Pat Kelser LUcas Union 01/28/1958 3 33 Gary Meeks Butler Lucas 02/11/1958 4 30 Lynn Beveridge Butler Bellville 12/17/1957 30 John Groff Union Bellville 12/13/1957 30 Harold Snyder Ontario Lucas 12/20/1957 30 Gary Meeks Butler Lexington 02/07/1958 30 Pat Kelser Lucas Lexington 02/14/1958 9 29 John Groff Union Lexington 12/06/1957 10 28 Pat Kelser Lucas Bellville 01/03/1958 28 George Poffenbaugh Shiloh Ontario 01/03/1958 28 Fred Garber Bellville Shiloh 01/10/1958 28 Dick Bookwalter Shiloh Ontario 02/07/1958 28 Clyde Benninghoff Bellville Lexington 02/11/1958 Return to Richland County League index Email Me