1958-59 Richland County League Basketball Scores

Bellville
Coach:  Dick Fletcher
Record:  10-9 (6-6 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Dean Hamilton (352 pts/18.5 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
12/02/58	Alumni			W	70	44	Non-OHSAA - would have forfeited due to ineligible player
12/05/58*	@Ontario		L	42	43
12/09/58*	Butler			W	98	62
12/12/58*	Union			W	62	56
12/16/58*	@Lexington		L	52	50	lose via forfeit
12/26/58	Fredericktown		L	47	68	Holiday Tournament at Madison High School
12/27/58	Crestline		W	51	50	Holiday Tournament at Madison High School
01/06/59*	Lucas			W	58	56
01/09/59*	Plymouth		L	47	63
01/13/59*	@Butler			W	83	52	NEED BOX
01/16/59*	Ontario			W	72	59
01/20/59	@Fredericktown		L	48	77
01/30/59*	Lexington		L	71	74
01/31/59	Crestline		W	82	77
02/03/59*	@Union			L	51	70	01/23
02/10/59*	@Lucas			W	67	64
02/13/59*	@Plymouth		L	64	71
02/14/59	Butler			W	69	64	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/18/59	Lexington		L	51	73	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Butler
Coach:  Gordon Shipley
Record:  1-17 (1-11 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Albert Morton (230 pts/13.5 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/29/58	Mt. Vernon St. Vincent				CANCELLED?
12/02/58*	Lexington		L	46	64
12/09/58*	@Bellville		L	62	98
12/12/58*	@Plymouth		L	60	84
12/19/58*	Union			L	51	71
01/06/59*	Ontario			L	39	59
01/13/59*	Bellville		L	52	83
01/16/59*	@Lexington		L	69	94
01/17/59	Fredericktown		L	49	89
01/20/59	Mansfield St. Peter's	L	51	62
01/27/59	@Perrysville		L	69	75
02/03/59	#@Danville		L	50	53	OT
02/06/59*	@Union			L	75	78
02/10/59*	@Ontario		W	68	67
02/11/59*	Plymouth		L	55	76	01/23
02/13/59*	Lucas			L	45	64
02/14/59	Bellville		L	64	69	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Lexington
Coach:  Dick Welton
Record:  17-7 (9-3 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Jim Barr (428 pts/17.8 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/21/58	@North Robinson		W	55	46
11/25/58	Iberia			W	63	41
12/02/58	Mansfield St. Peter's	W	75	54
12/05/58*	@Butler			W	64	46
12/12/58	Mt. Gilead		L	53	54
12/16/58*	Bellville		W	50	52	via forfeit
12/19/58*	Lucas			W	67	62
01/02/59*	Ontario			W	80	62
01/06/59*	@Plymouth		L	67	70
01/09/59*	@Union			L	64	73
01/13/59*	@Ontario		W	96	76
01/16/59*	Butler			W	94	69
01/20/59	Johnsville		W	82	52
01/23/59	@Fredericktown		W	82	74
01/27/59	@Edison			W	87	51
01/30/59*	@Bellville		W	74	71
02/03/59	@Mansfield St. Peter's	L	55	67
02/06/59*	@Lucas			W	66	51
02/10/59*	Plymouth		L	67	68
02/13/59*	Union			W	79	69
02/14/59	Ontario			W	63	45	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/18/59	Bellville		W	73	51	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/21/59	Union			L	58	64	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/27/59	Mt. Zion		L	49	57	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School


Lucas
Coach:  Bobby Wine
Record:  8-11 (3-9 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Pat Kelser (352 pts/18.5 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/18/58	?Polk			W	68	38
11/22/58	@Hayesville		W	68	63
12/02/58	Nashville		W	69	68
12/05/58	@Mansfield St. Peter's	W	46	37
12/09/58*	Union			L	72	75
12/12/58*	Ontario			W	73	47
12/16/58*	@Plymouth		L	52	78
12/19/58*	@Lexington		L	62	67
01/06/59*	@Bellville		L	56	58
01/09/59*	Butler			W	83	54
01/13/59*	@Union			L	71	89
01/20/59	Greenwich		L	78	80
01/23/59*	@Ontario		L	49	51
01/27/59	@Nashville		W	66	64
01/30/59*	Plymouth		L	58	94
02/06/59*	Lexington		L	51	66
02/10/59*	Bellville		L	64	67
02/13/59*	@Butler			W	64	45
02/16/59	Union			L	67	84	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Ontario
Coach:  Wes Boals
Record:  6-15 (3-9 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Jack Gage (372 pts/17.7 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/18/58	@Attica			L	53	58
11/28/58	Iberia			W      108	64
12/02/58	Crestline		W	85	80
12/05/58*	Bellville		W	43	42
12/12/58*	@Lucas			L	47	73
12/16/58*	@Union			L	81	87
12/19/58*	Plymouth		L	69	87
12/30/58	Galion			L	64	80
01/02/59*	@Lexington		L	59	80
01/03/59	@Madison		L	57	60
01/06/59*	@Butler			W	59	39
01/10/59	Attica			W	70	66
01/13/59*	Lexington		L	76	96
01/16/59*	@Bellville		L	59	72
01/23/59*	Lucas			W	51	49
01/30/59*	Union			L	69	81
02/03/59	@Savannah		L	76	77
02/06/59*	@Plymouth		L	63	77
02/10/59*	Butler			L	67	68
02/13/59	@Mansfield St. Peter's	L	46	47
02/14/59	Lexington		L	45	63	Class A Richland County League at Madison High School


Plymouth
Coach:  Harold Daup
Record:  15-4 (11-1 RCL)
Leading Scorer:  Milford Williams (271 pts/14.2 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
12/02/58	@Savannah		W	60	54	OT
12/05/58*	@Union			W	65	54
12/12/58*	Butler			W	84	60
12/13/58	Johnsville		W	87	63
12/16/58*	Lucas			W	78	52
12/19/58*	@Ontario		W	87	69
12/23/58	@Northwestern		L	53	90
12/30/58	Bucyrus			W	85	72
01/06/59*	Lexington		W	70	67
01/09/59*	@Bellville		W	63	47
01/16/59*	Union			L	55	65
01/27/59	New Washington		W	73	59
01/30/59*	@Lucas			W	94	58
01/31/59	@Madison		L	67	68
02/06/59*	Ontario			W	77	63
02/10/59*	@Lexington		W	68	67
02/11/59*	@Butler			W	76	55	01/23
02/13/59*	Bellville		W	71	64
02/19/59	Union			L	55	56	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School


Union
Coach:  Dick Gross
Record:  18-6 (9-3 RcL)
Leading Scorer:  Dave Wolf (467 pts/19.4 avg)

Date		Versus                 W/L     OFF     DEF
11/21/58	@New Washington		W	74	38
11/25/58	@Tiro			W	85	67
12/02/58	@Monroeville		L	45	54
12/05/58*	Plymouth		L	54	65
12/09/58*	@Lucas			W	75	72
12/12/58*	@Bellville		L	56	62
12/16/58*	Ontario			W	87	81
12/19/58*	@Butler			W	71	51
12/30/58	Leroy			W	85	72
01/06/59	Gambier			W	83	60
01/09/59*	Lexington		W	73	64
01/10/59	@Mansfield St. Peter's	L	55	78
01/13/59*	Lucas			W	89	71
01/16/59*	@Plymouth		W	65	55
01/17/59	Greenwich		W	78	74
01/30/59*	@Ontario		W	81	69
02/03/59*	Bellville		W	70	51	01/23
02/06/59*	Butler			W	78	75
02/10/59	Jeromesville		W	86	64
02/13/59*	@Lexington		L	69	79
02/16/59	Lucas			W	84	67	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/19/59	Plymouth		W	56	55	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/21/59	Lexington		W	54	58	Class A Richland County Tournament at Madison High School
02/28/59	Holmes-Liberty		L	61	66	Class A Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School

Richland County League Standings

Team RCL OFF DEF OAVG DAVG Plymouth 11 - 1 888 721 74.00 60.08 Lexington 9 - 3 868 769 72.33 64.08 one win via forfeit Union 9 - 3 868 795 72.33 66.25 Bellville 6 - 6 767 720 63.91 60.00 one loss via forfeit Lucas 3 - 9 755 791 62.91 65.91 Ontario 3 - 9 746 851 62.16 70.91 Butler 1 - 11 676 921 56.33 76.75 Totals 42 - 42 5568 5568 66.28 66.28

Richland County League Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 21.75 Dean Hamilton Bellville 261 12 2 19.00 Dave Wolf Union 228 12 3 17.41 Pat Kelser Lucas 209 12 4 18.83 Jim Barr Lexington 226 12 5 18.41 John Groff Union 221 12 6 16.54 Jim Miller Ontario 182 11 7 16.00 Roger Daugherty Lexington 192 12 8 15.33 Milford Williams Plymouth 184 12 9 15.08 Jack Gage Ontario 181 12 15.08 Craig Harnly Plymouth 181 12 15.08 Larry McMillen Lucas 181 12 #Bellville's Dick Gehrisch averages 19.00 (95/5) after becoming eligible in late January

Richland County League Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 40 Dean Hamilton Bellville Butler 01/13/1959 2 36 Pat Kelser Lucas Ontario 12/12/1958 3 35 Craig Harnly Plymouth Lucas 01/30/1959 4 34 Dean Hamilton Bellville Butler 12/09/1958 34 Dick Bookwalter Plymouth Ontario 12/19/1958 6 33 Jack Gage Ontario Butler 02/10/1959 7 31 Jack Gage Ontario Union 12/16/1958 31 Roger Daugherty Lexington Ontario 01/13/1959 31 Jim Barr Lexington Bellville 01/30/1959 31 John Groff Union Ontario 01/30/1959 Return to Richland County League index Email Me