Sports Echoes - Jan. 30


A last-second shot by Jerry Gobin gave the Superior Cathedral Panthers a 64-62 win over the Superior Central Vikings and the city high school basketball title. The Panthers were led by Dave Tucker’s 23 points, 16 points by Ray Birch and Gobin’s 15. Center Bob Olson and reserve forward George Bukowski each poured in 18 points for the Vikings. Cathedral (13-1) takes the city title with a record of 3-1. Superior East is 2-2 and Central fell to 1-3. (1953)

Roger Lowney turned in a 21-point performance to lead the Superior East Orientals to a 73-44 basketball win over the Northwestern Tigers. Marvin Aho paced the Tigers with 17 points and Don Jorgenson added 14. (1953)