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Jr. Varsity - - - Coach
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ilr-lcialc-Cl Blarlruburq -i All 35728, aller Trailing
llicern llwc: lirwl lliren guarlers. George Bauglw,
nrorinq IO poinlu, led hir, leann lo ilwe win. being
lollowrirl by llnrr Queaenberry brollwere willi 6
poinlu apifrfe, lvlalcing a Clean sweep, ilie "BH
foam aluo won beliind llie slwarpelnooling ol
Sammy Craig willw IO poinlz.
ln llwfr linal-, with Radford, The baby Orioles
loel 1163? alllrouglw Brallon goi i4 poinls lo
BASK ET BA L L
37 Faculfy 35
30 Draper I6
4I Draper lb
29 William Fleming 55
42 Narrows 37
28 Clhrisfianslaurg 29
3 I Alumni 36
49 Fries 22
27 Blacisburg 26
69 Wyfheville 39
32 Radford 34
34 Pearisburg 32
42 Fries 40
39 Chrisfiansburq 27
34 Blacksburg 28
33 William Fleming 55
33 Narrows 36
34 Radford 56
56 Pearisbwg 39
46 Marlinsville 67
FA R M E R
J. WARD LONG
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came ouT on Top of The 34-32 decision. The
scoring was abouT evenly divided wiTh Duncan
Taking The Iaurels. geTTing four field goals and
a chariTy Toss for a 9 poinT ToTaI.
Ably led by Vernon Boadwine. wiTh Thirfeen
poinTs, The P.I'I.S. Team Took a scanT vicTory from
Fries High School on The Fries Courf. The
Orioles were in hoT wafer all The way wiTh Fries
leading 20-I5 aT The half-Time inTermission. Then
Divers, RaTcIiTfe. and Ferguson began clicking in
The Third quarfer and The game was nip-and-Tuck
The resT of The way wiTh Pulaski emerging The
In chalking up Their TenTh vicTory, The
Orioles. seeking revenge for Their one poinT loss
in The previous game wiTh The Demons. were
never headed by ChrisTiansburg. and Took an
easy 39-27 vicTory. RaTcIiffe Took The scoring
honors wiTh IO poinTs. followed by Lowman and
Boadwine wiTh 7 poinTs each.
The Orioles Took a close 34-28 win from a
scrappy Blacksburg five ThaT sTaged an almosT
disasTrous comeback. WiTh The score 24-7 aT
The half, The Orioles seTTIed back To an easy
win, IeTTing The reserves finish ouT The game.
BuT when The final whisTIe blew. Blacksburg had
nearly Tied The score. despiTe Divers' I I poinTs.
Pulaski honorably bowed To William Fleming,
55-33. in a game marked by 49 fouls, of which
Fleming made The necessary poinTs To win. sinking
25 ouT of 38. Three Pulaski sTarTers IefT The
game on fouls, leaving a second sTring defense
To The mercy of The fasT Roanoke quinT.
Pulaski had an off nighT. and losT To T-he
Narrows Green Wave 36-33 aT Narrows The
following Friday nighT. WirT and RaTcIiTTe
sTripped The neTs for 9 poinTs apiece, To copp
The Orioles dropped a lopsided game To
Radford's Bobcafs 56-34 aT Radford. buT were
assured of a TournamenT bid despiTe The loss.
The sTeeI backboards and a good fasT break
accounTed for The defeaT aIThough RaTcliff did
geT 9 poinTs.
In Their final game of The regular season.
The Orioles Trounced Pearisburg 56-39. GeTTing
off To a fasT sTarT. Pulaski had iumped To a I4-0
lead by The firsT quarTer. This had increased To
32-2I by The Third quarTer. T. J. Duncan and
Vernon Boadwine, each a graduaTing senior. Took
scoring honors wiTh I I poinTs apiece. They were
followed closely by Buddy WirT wiTh 8 poinTs
and "Creep" Williams wiTh 6 poinTs.
Pulaski. as usual. hiT one of The Two besT
Teams in The disTricT in Their firsT game of The
class B disTricT 6 baskefball TournamenT held aT
The Virginia Tech gymnasium. The Orioles were
up againsT The Marfinsville Bulldogs. raTed second
only To William Fleming in disTricT sTanding.
MarTinsviIle was hiTTing from all angles and
Pulaski, somewhaT confused by The Virginia Tech
glass backboards. could noT wiThsTand The sTrong
aTTack. AIThough "PeanuT" Boadwine, lanky'
Oriole cenTer. sunk 6 baskeTs from The floor and
7 aT The foul line for a I9 poinT ToTaI. The Tall,
smooTh quinT from Henry CounTy averaged I2
poinTs per man To run up a 67-46 score. Boad-
wine was crediTed by many as playing The besT
game of any cenTer in The TournamenT. CapTain
Jimmy Lowman also showed up well, scoring I0
poinTs. lv1arTinsviIIe wenT all The way inTo The,-Q'
finals buT dropped The deciding game To William
Buddy RaTcIiffe was high scorer for The
year. having I57 poinTs in 20 games, for an 8
poinTs per game average. Mark Ferguson sec-
ond in poinTs wiTh III. followed by "PeanuT"
Boadwine wiTh l05. Doug Divers was second
in poinTs-per-game average wiTh beTTer Than 6
To his credif. Rounding ouT The firsT seven
highesT ToTaIs were Buddy WirT having 97 poinTs.,
Jimmy Lowman wiTh 94. Doug Divers wiTh 83.
and T. J. Duncan wiTh 8I.
As a posTscripT To The season, we are happy
To announce ThaT Buddy WirT, dependable for-
ward, has been eIecTed capTain of nexT year's
The Orioles hung up a season record of I2
wins and 8 losses for The '49 Team To aTTempT To
maTch. and, as The uniforms wenT To The moTh-
balls, The school was righTIy proud of iTs '48 Team.
Pulaski High's baskeTbaII iayvees compIeTed
an impressive season record of 5 wins and 2
losses, winning from ChrisTiansburg and Blacks-
burg Twice and Radford once.
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h ll' lfld D lv a d R d S a'n
Sranding- Frenc E is, ,l red a on n avmon W
Kneeling: Donald Phibbs and Vernon l-luohes.
lalce lhe scoring honors. The "B" reams game
came our a 3026 score wilh Radford on lhe lop.
l-larris and Alley were high wilh 9 apiece lor lhe
Eranlc and Buddy Quesenberry were chosen
lirsl slring forward and guard respeclively on
lhe all-'rournamenl leam while Richard Alley
placed on lhe "B" leam. Medals were awarded
lhe runner-up leams and lrophies lo lhe winning
Wilh This experience, lhe '48 iayvees should
be able lo help mold lhe l49 varsily.
MARY KATHERINE ereoom
Wilh 7 lellermen bacls lrom lasl year's
squad, lhe prospecls lor a line leam seem very
good, The lellermen include 3 regular pilchers
and Caplain Joe Lawson. They expecl To play
I4 games This season and we believe lhal' They
will well-represenl P.H.S.
BASEBALL SCHEDULE '48
April 6 Narrows home April 30 Radford away
April 9 Blacksburg away May 4 Wylheville home
April I3 Pearisburg home May 7 Narrows away
April I6 Wyllleville away May ll Dublin away
April 20 Pearisburg away May I4 Radford home
April 23 Dublin home May I8 Galav home
April 27 Galax away May 2l Blaclrsburg home
C SHUFFLEBARGER DALTON RICHARDSON NANCE QLJESENBERRY
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