1947-48 Buckeye League Boys Basketball Scores


Bowling Green
Coach:  Dick Van Allen
Record:  11-9 (2-6 BL)
Leading Scorer:  Jim Cranker (260 pts/13.0 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     OFF     DEF
11/28/47	Bellevue		W	53	39
12/05/47	Toledo Waite		L	29	43
12/12/47	@Ottawa Hills		W	64	40
12/16/47	@Defiance		W	69	43
12/19/47*	Fostoria		L	23	38
01/02/48*	@Tiffin Columbian	L	40	47
01/06/48	@Napoleon		W	44	40
01/09/48*	Findlay			L	23	45
01/16/48*	Fremont Ross		L	38	57
01/23/48	@Sandusky		L	37	52
01/30/48*	@Fostoria		L	46	56
02/06/48*	Tiffin Columbian	W	51	36
02/10/48	Perrysburg		W	58	34
02/13/48*	@Findlay		L	29	80
02/20/48*	@Fremont Ross		W	39	27
03/01/48	Montpelier		W	43	31	Class A District Tournament at Defiance High School
03/05/48	Liberty Center		W	57	29	Class A District Tournament at Defiance High School
03/09/48	Bryan			W	51	46	Class A District Tournament at Defiance High School
03/12/48	@Defiance		W	37	33	Class A District Tournament at Defiance High School
03/19/48	Toledo Central Catholic	L	44	66	Class A Regional Tournament at Toledo University Fieldhouse


Findlay
Coach:  Carl Bachman
Record:  27-0 (8-0 BL)
Leading Scorer:  SCORES ONLY

Date		Versus		       W/L     OFF     DEF
12/05/47	@Galion			W	59	22
12/06/47	@Bexley			W	30	27
12/12/47*	?Tiffin Columbian	W	61	12	NEED BOX
12/13/47	?Hamilton		W	39	27	NEED BOX
12/19/47	?Xenia			W	62	19	NEED BOX
12/26/47	Akron South		W	42	27	Holiday Tournament at Barberton High School
12/27/47	@Barberton		W	57	31	Holiday Tournament at Barberton High School
01/02/48*	@Fremont Ross		W	58	27
01/03/48	@Lima Central		W	50	32
01/09/48*	@Bowling Green		W	45	23
01/10/48	?Lima South		W	49	30
01/16/48*	Fostoria		W	44	19	NEED BOX
01/23/48*	?Tiffin Columbian	W	67	30	NEED BOX
01/27/48	@Kenton			W	70	28
01/30/48	Celina			W	77	18
02/06/48*	Fremont Ross		W	62	34
02/13/48*	Bowling Green		W	80	29
02/20/48*	@Fostoria		W	44	31	NEED BOX
02/27/48	Toledo Libbey		W	57	30
03/03/48	Galion			W	72	21	Class A District Tournament at Findlay High School
03/05/48	Kenton			W	71	28	Class A District Tournament at Findlay High School
03/10/48	Fostoria		W	53	34	Class A District Tournament at Findlay High School - NEED BOX
03/13/48	Bucyrus			W	55	26	Class A District Tournament at Findlay High School
03/19/48	Madison			W	47	37	Class A Regional Tournament at University of Toledo
03/20/48	Toledo Central Cath.	W	60	28	Class A Regional Tournament at University of Toledo
04/02/48	Canton South		W	41	35	Class A State Tournament at Ohio State Fairgrounds Coliseum
04/03/48	Hamilton Catholic	W	51	36	Class A State Tournament at Ohio State Fairgrounds Coliseum


Fostoria
Coach:  Art Wilson
Record:  13-7 (5-3 BL)
Leading Scorer:  SCORES ONLY

Date		Versus		       W/L     OFF     DEF
11/25/47	Shelby			W	42	32
12/05/47	Sandusky		W	49	35
12/06/47	@Wapakoneta		W	57	38
12/12/47*	Fremont Ross		L	39	40
12/16/47	@Fostoria St. Wendelin	W	63	31
12/19/47*	@Bowling Green		W	38	23
12/26/47	Napoleon		W	46	34	Holiday Tournament
12/27/47	Toledo Scott		L	40	41	Holiday Tournament
01/02/48	@Marion Harding		L	26	41
01/09/48*	Tiffin Columbian	W	45	38
01/13/48	Fostoria St. Wendelin	W	54	24
01/16/48*	@Findlay		L	19	44
01/23/48*	@Fremont Ross		W	39	32
01/30/48*	Bowling Green		W	56	46
02/06/48	@Kenton			W	64	38
02/13/48*	@Tiffin Columbian	W	45	41
02/20/48*	Findlay			L	31	44
02/28/48	Lima Central		L	41	47
03/05/48	Crestline		W	66	35	Class A District Tournament at Findlay High School
03/13/48	@Findlay		L	34	55	Class A District Tournament at Findlay High School


Fremont Ross
Coach:  Al Ziemke
Record:  12-8 (4-4 BL)
Leading Scorer:  Dick Baron (247 pts/12.3 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     OFF     DEF
12/02/47	Toledo Scott		W	55	23
12/05/47	@Port Clinton		W	46	45
12/09/47	@Toledo Woodward	L	33	43
12/12/47*	@Fostoria		W	40	39
12/16/47	Fremont St. Joseph	W	52	42
12/19/47*	Tiffin Columbian	W	43	40
01/02/48*	Findlay			L	27	58
01/06/48	Elyria			W	54	50
01/09/48	Norwalk			W	50	49
01/16/48*	@Bowling Green		W	57	38
01/20/48	@Mansfield		L	43	60
01/23/48*	Fostoria		L	32	39
01/27/48	Bellevue		W	59	58
01/30/48*	@Tiffin Columbian	W	48	39
02/06/48*	@Findlay		L	34	62
02/13/48	@Sandusky		L	48	58
02/20/48*	Bowling Green		L	27	39
02/27/48	@Defiance		W	52	35
03/03/48	Norwalk			W	42	39	Class A District Tournament at Sandusky
03/06/48	Ashland			L	37	50	Class A District Tournament at Sandusky


Tiffin Columbian
Coach:  George Burkett
Record:  4-12 (1-7 BL)
Leading Scorer:  Scores Only

Date		Versus		       W/L     OFF     DEF
		?Bucyrus		L	38	41
		?Willard		W	44	27
	*	?Findlay		L	12	61
		?Mansfield Senior	L	48	66
	*	?Fremont Ross		L	40	43
	*	?Bowling Green		W	47	40
	*	?Fostoria		L	38	45
		?Marion Harding		W	38	28
	*	?Findlay		L	30	67
	*	?Fremont Ross		L	39	48
	*	?Bowling Green		L	36	51
	*	?Fostoria		L	41	45
		?Port Clinton		L	43	45
		?Sandusky		L	42	47
		?Tiffin Calvert		W	41	25
		Ashland			L	29	31	Class A District Tournament

Buckeye League Standings

Team BL OFF DEF OAVG DAVG Findlay 8 - 0 461 205 57.62 25.62 Fostoria 5 - 3 312 308 39.00 38.50 Fremont Ross 4 - 4 308 354 38.50 44.12 Bowling Green 2 - 6 289 386 36.12 48.25 Tiffin Columbian 1 - 7 283 400 35.37 50.00 Totals 20 - 20 1653 1653 41.32 41.32

Buckeye League Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 11.12 Jim Cranker Bowling Green 81 7 10.62 Dick Baron Fremont Ross 85 8 9.00 Sam Sims Fremont Ross 72 8 6.25 Norm Mooney Bowling Green 50 8 5.00 Barney Firsdon Bowling Green 40 8 5.00 Rex Simonds Bowling Green 40 8

Buckeye League Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 20 Jim Cranker Bowling Green Tiffin Columbian 01/02/1948 19 Sam Sims Fremont Ross Bowling Green 01/16/1948 19 Jim Cranker Bowling Green Fostoria 01/30/1948 18 Dick Baron Fremont Ross Fostoria 18 Dick Baron Fremont Ross Tiffin Columbian 15 Jim Cranker Bowling Green Tiffin Columbian 02/06/1948 15 Barney Firsdon Bowling Green Tiffin Columbian 02/06/1948 14 Rex Simonds Bowling Green Fremont Ross 01/16/1948 14 Dick Baron Fremont Ross Bowling Green 01/16/1948 10 13 Dick Baron Fremont Ross Fostoria Return to the Buckeye League index Email Me