Delphos St. John's Blue Jay Basketball
1981-82 Season

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Class A State Semi-Finalist, WBL Tri-Champs

Overall Record 24-3 WBL Record 7-2 Team StatsTeam Picture
    Opponent Result Notes
    Delta OIOpponent Info:
League: Northwest Ohio Athletic League

W
82-49
    Defiance* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
78-54
    Newark OIOpponent Info:
Class AAA

W
75-63 Newark 6'9 Mike Giomi
    Wapakoneta* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League Tri-Champ

L
41-44
    Dayton Dunbar OIOpponent Info:
League: Dayton City League

W
90-74
    Worthington OIOpponent Info:
Class AAA

W
74-67 Class AAA Worthington 8-1
    Lima Central Catholic OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 17 Losses: 5
League: Independent
Coach: Bob Seggerson

W
65-54
  H St. Marys* OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 7 Losses: 14
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Paul Hershberger

W
58-40 DSJ 24th consecutive home win
    Lima Shawnee OIOpponent Info:
League: Great Lakes League

W
35-30
    Van Wert* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
64-46
    Toledo Start OIOpponent Info:
League: Toledo City League

W
71-35
  H Ottawa-Glandorf* OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 17 Losses: 5
League: Western Buckeye League Tri-Champ
Coach: Dave Sweet

L
58-73
    Cincinnati Aiken OIOpponent Info:
League: Cincinnati Metro Athletic Conference

W
86-57
    Kenton* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
80-58
    Toledo St. Francis OIOpponent Info:
League: Toledo City League

W
74-53
    Elida* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
88-42
    Lima Bath* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
74-43
    Celina* OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 9 Losses: 13
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Van Gregg

W
68-52
    Upper Sandusky OIOpponent Info:
League: Northern Ohio League

W
62-50
  St. Henry Coldwater TOpponent Info:
Wins: 21 Losses: 3 Class AA
League: Midwest Athletic Conference Champs
Coach: Jim Niekamp
Tournament: Class AA Regional Participant

W
67-54 Coldwater ranked #3 Class AA 1st loss, 18-1, played at St. Henry
  Van Wert Parkway+ OIOpponent Info:
Class A
League: Midwest Athletic Conference

W
76-45 (Sectional)
  Van Wert Antwerp+ OIOpponent Info:
Class A
League: Green Meadows Conference

W
82-43 (Sectional Final)
  Elida Kalida+ OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 20 Losses: 3 Class A
League: Putnam County League Champs
Coach: Dick Kortokrax

W
49-47 (District)
  Elida Miller City+ OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 18 Losses: 6 Class A
League: Putnam County League
Coach: Kevin McGlaughlin

W
74-48 (District Final)
  BGSU Elmore Woodmore+ OIOpponent Info:
Class A
League: Suburban Lakes League

W
91-52 (Regional)
  BGSU St. Henry+ OIOpponent Info:
Class A
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Fran Guilbault

W
67-58 (Regional Final)
  St. John Arena Middletown Fenwick+ TOpponent Info:
Wins: 21 Losses: 7 Class A
League: Greater Catholic League
Coach: John Rossi
Tournament: Class A State Champs

L
48-50 (State Semi-Final)

* indicates a WBL contest | 1982 WBL Standings

Head Coach: Bob Arnzen | Conference: Western Buckeye League | Class A
Total Points: Delphos St. John's 1,877 (Avg. 69.5) Opponents 1,381 (Avg. 51.1)

Notes: Delphos St. John's Class A team but played only Class AA and AAA teams during regular season

Roster

PosNumNameHtGrade 
F  Steve Pohlman      
F  Dan Geise      
C  Alan Kortokrax      
G  Ron Shomaeker      
G  Kevin Trentman      
F  John Bockey      
   Doug Noonan      
   Jeff Etgen      
   Duane Pohlman      
   Jeff Osting      
   Larry Geise      
   Kevin Geise      

Individual Honors

WBL Player of the Year
Alan Kortokrax - Player of the Year

All-WBL Team
Alan Kortokrax - 1st Team
Ron Shomaeker - 1st Team

Ohio Player of the Year
Alan Kortokrax - Class A Player of the Year

All-Ohio
Alan Kortokrax - 1st Team All-State (AP & UPI)

State Tournament Team
Alan Kortokrax - 1st Team State Tournament

All-District Team
Ron Shomaeker - 1st Team District 8
Alan Kortokrax - 1st Team District 8 and Northwest Ohio

All-Star Game
Alan Kortokrax - North-South Game, Dapper Dan Game

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