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50th Anniversary of Boys Basketball 1st State Tournament Trip
50th Anniversary of Boys Basketball 1st State Tournament Trip
Zach Mayberry
Monday, March 09, 2020

Itasca Wampus Cats Facebook post for more pictures.

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Itasca Wampus Cats boys basketball team first trip to the State Tournament. Led by head coach Brenton Hughes, the 1969-1970 1A State Semi-Finalists and Region II champs finished the season 25-7, with a 10-0 District 13-1A championship record. The boys program would have two more trips to the State Tournament in 1984 and 1993.

Roster from the 1969-1970 State Tournament Program

#10 Don Redden, Sr.
#11 Daniel Bason, Jr.
#12 Tom Bowman, Sr.
#13 Jerry Darling, Sr.
#14 David Plumlee, Sr.
#15 Jerry Cockerham, Jr.
#20 Oscar Banks, Sr.
#21 David Major, Jr.
#22 Larry Scott, Jr.
#23 Bruce Hammock, Sr.
#30 Bubba Gilley, Sr.
#31 Steve Sawyer, Sr.
#25 Don Wortman, Sr.
#24 Robert Clark, Fr.
Head Coach Brenton Hughes