BCHS Basketball History
We continue with the second article in a series on the history of Butler County Boys' Varsity Basketball. The following information can be found in the BCHS gym lobby trophy case, but we felt readers would enjoy it and bring back memories.
Butler County High School Boys Varsity Basketball 1000 Point Club
Jamie Jackson- 2,188 Kevin Phelps- 1,356
Mike Wallace- 2,060 Wally Johnson-1,326
Billy Warren- 2,002 Parker Rice- 1,288
Chris Bratcher- 1,847 Will Moore- 1,278
Jim Green- 1,667 Elijah Flener- 1,235
Russell Hankins-1,631 Zeke Woodcock-1,228
Randy Burden- 1,623 Zack Burden- 1,223
Jerry Hurt- 1,572 Nathan Ross- 1,204
Bobby Green- 1,524 Danny Washer- 1,090
Cliff Chapman- 1,502 Bailey Anderson-1,086
Rex Henderson-1,421 Gary Wallace- 1,064
Trevor Jenkins- 1,385 Lance Chapman-1,035
Teams, games in BCHS Boys Basketball History:
Head Boys Basketball Coach Bill Warren is the only coach in BCHS school history to take the team(s) to the Regional Finals. Six times in ten years, the BCHS Bears were one win away from the KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 State Tournament; but the Bears would be the Regional Runner Up in all (6) games.
Here is a list of those teams, the Regional Finals opponent & scores, and overall BCHS records.
1953-54 loss to Central City 79-63, overall record 27-3
1955-56 loss to Central City 43-41, overall record 27-8
1956-57 loss to Hartford HS, NA, overall record 26-7
1960-61 loss to Beaver Dam 74-67, overall record 21-12
1961-62 loss to Caneyville 49-47, overall record 22-12
1962-63 loss to Hancock Co. 63-61, overall record 23-10