Delphos St. John's Blue Jay Basketball
1986-87 Season

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MAC Co-Champs

Overall Record 18-6 MAC Record 7-1 Team Picture
    Opponent Result Notes
Fri
12/5
H Celina(OT) OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 7 Losses: 14
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Steve Penhorwood

L
69-73 StatsMike Williams 21 pts, Craig Allemeier 12 pts, Curt Mager 11 pts, Brian Heitz 10 pts
Celina: Todd Colburn 26 pts, Dan Dirksen 20 pts
Sat
12/6
H Delta OIOpponent Info:
League: Northwest Ohio Athletic League

W
90-62 Stats5 Jays in double digits: Heitz, Williams, Allemeier, Etgen, Mager
Fri
12/12
H Minster* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference

W
73-51 StatsBrian Heitz 17 pts, Mike Williams 16 pts, Dan Wilhelm 12 pts, Craig Allemeier 10 pts
Minster: Scott Larger 24 pts
Fri
12/19
A Coldwater* OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 14 Losses: 8
League: Midwest Athletic Conference Co-Champ
Coach: Jim Niekamp

L
50-54 StatsCraig Allemeier 18 pts, Mike Williams 12 pts
Fri
12/26
A Elida OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League Tri-Champ
Coach: Chris Adams

L
61-69 StatsMike Williams 27 pts, Brian Heitz 14 pts
Elida: Tom Neider 24 pts
Fri
1/2
H Wapakoneta OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
76-64 StatsMike Williams 32 pts, Brian Heitz and Craig Allemeier 10 pts
Fri
1/9
A New Bremen* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Craig Griesdorn

W
55-52 StatsMike Williams 23 pts, Brian Heitz 13 pts
NB: Jim Dicke 25 pts
Sat
1/10
H Lima Shawnee OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
56-53 StatsBrian Heitz 14 pts, Dave Wieging 13 pts, Mike Williams 11 pts
Fri
1/16
H Ft. Recovery* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference

W
60-59 StatsMike Williams 19 pts, Craig Allemeier 14 pts, Brian Heitz 13 pts
FR: Bihn 21 pts
Sun
1/18
H Lima Central Catholic OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 9 Losses: 12
League: Independent
Coach: Bob Seggerson

L
48-50 StatsCraig Allemeier 16 pts, Mike Williams 12 pts
Fri
1/23
A New Knoxville* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Dennis Henschen

W
78-46 StatsMike Williams 20 pts, Brian Heitz 17 pts, Craig Allemeier 14 pts
Sat
1/24
H Van Wert TOpponent Info:
Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League Tri-Champ
Coach: Keith Noftz
Tournament: Class AA State Semi-Finalist

W
63-58 StatsMike Williams 20 pts, Craig Allemeier 16 pts
VW: Aaron Mechling 20 pts
Fri
1/30
H Marion Local* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Jack Albers

W
66-32 StatsMike Williams 24 pts, Craig Allemeier 12 pts
Sat
1/31
A Continental OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 14 Losses: 7 Class A
League: Putnam County League
Coach: Don Huber

W
65-50 StatsMike Williams 20 pts, Craig Allemeier 14 pts, Dave Wieging 12 pts, Dave Etgen 10 pts
Fri
2/6
A Parkway* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference

W
56-45 StatsMike Williams 22 pts, Dave Wieging 15 pts
Fri
2/13
A Mendon Union OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference

W
93-26 Stats5 Jays in double digits: Mager, Williams, Wieging, Allemeier, Heitz
Sat
2/14
A St. Marys OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 6 Losses: 16
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Mike Kiehl

W
57-55 StatsMike Williams 21 pts, Craig Allemeier 11 pts
SM: Troy Crouch 21 pts
Fri
2/20
H St. Henry* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Fran Guilbault

W
66-62 StatsMike Williams 28 pts, Craig Allemeier 18 pts, Dave Wieging 11 pts
SH: Doug Gels 23 pts
Sat
2/21
H Toledo Start OIOpponent Info:
League: Toledo City League

L
78-80 StatsMike Williams 32 pts, Craig Allemeier 10 pts
Fri
2/27
A Lima Bath OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
68-58 StatsMike Williams 26 pts, Craig Allemeier 16 pts, Dave Wieging 14 pts
Bath: Shawn McDonald 20 pts
Tue
3/3
Van Wert Delphos Jefferson+ OIOpponent Info:
Class A
League: Northwest Conference

W
76-53 Stats(Sectional) 1st time played Jefferson in 33 years. Craig Allemeier 22 pts, Mike Williams 19 pts, Brian Heitz 10 pts
Jefferson: Jamey Grogg 17 pts, Jeff Hartsock 15 pts
Sat
3/7
Van Wert Lincolnview+ OIOpponent Info:
Class A
League: Northwest Conference

W
71-66 Stats(Sectional Final) Craig Allemeier 21 pts, Mike Williams 17 pts, Dave Etgen 14 pts
L-view: Jason Crider 20 pts
Thu
3/12
Elida Kalida+ OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 14 Losses: 8 Class A
League: Putnam County League
Coach: Dick Kortokrax

W
53-48 Stats(District) Mike Williams 19 pts, Craig Allemeier 12 pts
Kalida: Brian Vorst 21 pts
Sat
3/14
Elida Wayne Trace+ TOpponent Info:
Class A
League: Green Meadows Conference
Coach: Al Welch
Tournament: Class A State Semi-Finalist

L
52-54 Stats(District Final) Ohio State-bound Steve Hall hits game-winning shot at the buzzer, scored 32 pts
Mike Williams 24 pts, Dave Wieging 11 pts

* indicates a MAC contest | 1987 MAC Standings

Head Coach: Bob Arnzen | Conference: Midwest Athletic Conference | Class A
Total Points: Delphos St. John's 1,580 (Avg. 65.8) Opponents 1,320 (Avg. 55.0)

Roster

PosNumNameHtGrade 
G10Dan Wilhelm5-912  
 12Mike Schlereth5-1011  
 14Doug Eggeman  10  
 20Curt Mager5-910  
 22Brian Heitz6-411  
G24Dave Etgen5-1012  
 30Doug Etgen6-010  
F34Dave Weiging6-312  
 40Scott Knebel5-1112  
F42Mike Williams6-211  
 44Duane Grothause5-910  
 50Jeff Jones6-210  
C52Craig Allemeier6-712  
 54Nate Lucas6-410  

Individual Honors

MAC Player of the Year
Mike Williams - Player of the Year

All-MAC Team
Mike Williams - 1st Team
Craig Allemeier - 2nd Team
Dave Weiging - Honorable Mention

All-Ohio
Mike Williams - 2nd Team All-State (UPI), Honorable Mention All-State (AP)

All-District Team
Craig Allemeier - 1st Team District 8
Mike Williams - 1st Team District 8, 2nd Team Northwest Ohio (AP)

All-Star Game
Craig Allemeier - District 8 All-Star

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