Delphos St. John's Blue Jay Basketball
1987-88 Season

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Overall Record 17-5 MAC Record 6-2 Team StatsTeam Picture
    Opponent Result Notes
Fri
12/4
A Celina OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 11 Losses: 10
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Steve Penhorwood

W
63-55 StatsWet Floor: Game stopped at 5:43 of 4th quarter. Game concluded on Sat. Dec. 12
Doug Etgen 19 pts, Mike Williams 14 pts, Curt Mager 11 pts
Fri
12/11
A Minster* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference

W
71-44 StatsDoug Etgen 20 pts, Mike Williams 16 pts
Fri
12/18
H Coldwater* OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 13 Losses: 10
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Jim Niekamp

W
95-75 StatsMike Williams 33 pts 5 3's, Curt Mager 19 pts, Doug Etgen 12 pts
Coldwater: Tony Dues 22 pts
Sat
12/26
H Elida OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Chris Adams

L
69-74 StatsDoug Etgen 17 pts, Mike Williams 14 pts, Brian Heitz 13 pts, Duane Grothause 11 pts
Elida: Good 26 pts
Sat
1/2
A Wapakoneta OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
79-76 StatsMike Williams 25 pts, Doug Etgen 18 pts, Doug Eggeman 12 pts, Curt Mager 11 pts
Wapak: Dave Fischer 20 pts
Fri
1/8
H New Bremen* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Craig Griesdorn

W
102-47 Stats5 Jays in double digits, led by Mike Williams 30 pts; Grothause, Etgen, Mager, Heitz
Sat
1/9
A Lima Shawnee OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
78-76 StatsDoug Etgen 22 pts, Curt Mager 17 pts, Mike Williams 15 pts, Duane Grothause 12 pts
Fri
1/15
A Ft. Recovery* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference

W
82-74 StatsMike Williams 26 pts, Brian Heitz and Duane Grothause 15 pts, Curt Mager 11 pts
FR: Rammel 20 pts
Sun
1/17
A Lima Central Catholic OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 15 Losses: 7
League: Independent
Coach: Bob Seggerson

W
63-60 StatsBrian Heitz 21 pts, Mike Williams 18 pts
Fri
1/22
H New Knoxville* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Dennis Henschen

W
74-43 StatsCoach Arnzen's 600th win
Mike Williams 22 pts, Brian Heitz 12 pts, Curt Mager 10 pts
Sat
1/23
A Van Wert OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Keith Noftz

W
59-52 StatsMike Williams 21 pts, Curt Mager and Duane Grothause 10 pts
Fri
1/29
A Marion Local* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Jack Albers

L
67-70 StatsDoug Etgen 20 pts, Mike Williams 17 pts, Brian Heitz and Curt Mager 10 pts
ML: Hartings 29 pts, Mescher 28 pts
Sat
1/30
H Continental OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 10 Losses: 11 Division IV
League: Putnam County League
Coach: Don Huber

W
55-52 StatsDuane Grothause and Doug Etgen 11 pts, Mike Williams 10 pts
Fri
2/5
H Parkway* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference

W
110-55 StatsMike Williams 24 pts, Doug Etgen 23 pts, Curt Mager 13 pts, Doug Eggeman 11 pts, Jeff Jones 10 pts
Sat
2/6
A Dayton Jefferson OIOpponent Info:
League: Independent

W
78-71 StatsMike Williams 22 pts, Curt Mager 16 pts, Brian Heitz 12 pts, Doug Etgen 10 pts
Fri
2/12
H Mendon Union OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference

W
91-60 Stats5 Jays in double digits: Heitz, Williams, Steve Jettinghoff, Etgen, Mager
Mendon: Eric Goodwin 20 pts 6 3's
Sat
2/13
H St. Marys OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 10 Losses: 11
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Jeff Johnides

L
44-50 StatsMike Williams 17 pts, Doug Etgen 14 pts
Fri
2/19
A St. Henry* OIOpponent Info:
Division IV
League: Midwest Athletic Conference Champs
Coach: Fran Guilbault

L
67-72 StatsMike Williams 24 pts, Curt Mager 18 pts 4 3's, Doug Etgen 11 pts
SH: Pat Droesch 25 pts 6 3's
Sat
2/20
H Toledo Start OIOpponent Info:
League: Toledo City League

W
115-71 Stats6 Jays in double digits: Williams, Mager, Etgen, Grothause, Jettinghoff, Heitz
Fri
2/26
H Lima Bath OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Mark Shine

W
83-60 StatsMike Williams 23 pts, Brian Heitz 19 pts, Curt Mager 15 pts
Fri
3/4
Van Wert Antwerp+ OIOpponent Info:
Division IV
League: Green Meadows Conference

W
60-58 Stats(Sectional Final) Jays outscore Antwerp 25-13 in 4th quarter in come-from-behind win. Mike Williams and Curt Mager score 21 pts in 4th.
Mike Williams 21 pts 5 3's, Curt Mager 14 pts, Doug Etgen 11 pts
Mike Williams 21 pts 5 3's, Curt Mager 14 pts, Doug Etgen 11 pts
Thu
3/10
Lima Senior St. Henry+ OIOpponent Info:
Division IV
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Fran Guilbault

L
79-83 Stats(District) Brian Heitz 17 pts, Mike Williams 16 pts, Duane Grothause 15 pts, Doug Etgen 13 pts
SH: Dave Siefring 24 pts, Pat Droesch 20 pts

* indicates a MAC contest | 1988 MAC Standings

Head Coach: Bob Arnzen | Conference: Midwest Athletic Conference | Division IV
Total Points: Delphos St. John's 1,684 (Avg. 76.5) Opponents 1,378 (Avg. 62.6)

Notes: Rule Change: 3 point shot added

Roster

PosNumNameHtGrade 
F  Mike Williams      
C  Brian Heitz      
G  Curt Mager      
F  Doug Etgen      
G  Duane Grothause      
   Nate Lucas      
   Jeff Jones      
   Doug Eggeman      
   Steve Jettinghoff      
   Scott Suever      
   Pat McGue      

Individual Honors

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

All-MAC Team
Mike Williams - 1st Team
Doug Etgen - Honorable Mention
Brian Heitz - Honorable Mention

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

All-District Team
Mike Williams - 1st Team District 8, 1st Team Northwest Ohio (AP)

All-Star Game
Brian Heitz - District 8 All-Star
Mike Williams - North-South All-Star Game, District 8 All-Star

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