Leading Scorers in Final 4 Games Since 1931

Submitted by trojan7 on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 20:30

Here are the leading scorers for the Trojans in state semifinal and championship games since 1931:

1931: Semifinal vs. Akron West: Cropper 6  Final vs. Canton McKinley Moore 8
1934: Final vs. Dayton Roosevelt: Harold Monk 8, Earl Bender 8 (semifinal box score not available)
1961: Semifinal vs. Elyria: Clem Hartley 22  Final vs. Urbana  Mike Haley 20
1978: Semifinal vs. Ottawa-Glandorf: Craig Tubbs 21  Final vs. Cleveland Cathedral Latin  Jeff Lisath 22
1980: Semifinal vs. Willard: Marcus Bendolph 21  Final vs. Hamilton Ross: Marcus Bendolph 16
1988: Semifinal vs. Mansfield Malabar: David Barnes 24  Final vs. Chesterland West Geauga: Dominic McKinley 19
1990: Semifinal vs. Van Wert: Brian Kelly 14 Final vs. Dayton Colonel White: Daryl Lisath 13
2011: Semifinal vs. Cleveland Central Catholic: Andrew Bendolph 15
2012: Semifinal vs. Ottawa-Glandorf: 23 Jayllen Carter  Final vs. Cincinnati Summit Country Day: Zaide Whitely 16

Marcus Bendolph has the distinction of being the only Trojan to lead his team in scoring in both the state semifinal and state championship games.