PSL 40-Point Scorers by School

 

Cass Tech Technicians
Feb 3, 1981   Patrick Ford, 41 vs. Cooley
(* Still researching reports that during the 1978-79 season DeWayne Rogers scored 56 versus Detroit Benedictine. Also researching claim that Rogers in scored 52 in a crossover game against Murray-Wright.  A full look back at news coverage of the 78-79 season shows no such point totals.)
(**-University of Memphis website claims Chris Douglass-Roberts high school high was 54.  On January 31, 2008, Coach Robert Shannon, who coached Douglass-Roberts at Cass Tech, confirms this performance did not occur when he was a Technician.  Still researching.)

Central Trailblazers
Antonio GatesFeb  7, 1998  Antonio Gates, 45 vs. Northwestern
Feb  9, 1971   Mike Peyton, 45 vs. Western
Jan 1969   Jeff Walker, 41 vs. Cody
Jan 30, 1967  Charley Hunter, 41 vs. Kettering
Feb  4, 1998  Dante Darling, 40 vs. Cass Tech
(*-1965-66, Charley Hunter‘s 38 was the record prior to someone scoring at least 40.)
(**-On January 25, 1946, Alfred “Obbie” Friedman of Central scored 33 versus Redford and this was often incorrectly sited as league-record prior to Domke.)

Chadsey Explorers
Mar  1, 1984  Demetreus Gore, 55 vs. Southeastern
Feb 22, 1961  Marvin Mitchell, 49 vs. Redford
Feb  7, 1984   Demetreus Gore, 46 vs. Pershing
Feb 17, 1961  Marvin Mitchell, 45 vs. Wilbur Wright
Jan 13, 1961  Marvin Mitchell, 43 vs. Cody
Jan 27, 2004 Juan Nash, 41 vs. Douglass
Mar 10, 1983  Demetreus Gore, 40 vs. Cody
Jan 30, 1976  Marc Harris, 40 vs. Northwestern

Cody Comets
Mar 10, 1983 Vernon Carr, 44 vs. Chadsey

Commerce Raiders (formerly Auditors)
Jan  7, 2000 Dave Baxter, 40 vs. CMA

Communication and Media Arts Pharaohs
Dec 28, 2007 Devon Braswell, 40 vs. Ypsilanti Lincoln

Cooley Cardinals
Roy TarpleyFeb  4, 1972  Larry Fogle,  73 vs. Cody (Only played three quarters.)
Dec 18, 1953  Larry LaVercombe, 53 vs. Redford
Jan  4, 1972  Larry Fogle, 51 vs. Henry Ford (Only played three quarters & one minute.)
Mar 11, 1972  Larry Fogle, 42 vs. Ferndale
Feb  5, 1991   Kenneth Sykes,  42 vs. Chadsey
Mar 19, 1982  Roy Tarpley,  41 vs. Northville
Jan 22, 1971  Larry Fogle,  41 vs. Cody
Jan 11, 1972  Larry Fogle, 41 vs. Northern
Jan 18, 1972  Larry Fogle, 40 vs. Mackenzie
Jan 21, 1972  Larry Fogle, 40 vs. Redford

Crockett Rockets
Maurice AgerJan 17, 2003 DeShaun Lynch, 44 vs. Douglass
Jan 21, 2003 Dwight Collins, 42 vs. Commerce (Collins hit 13 three-pointers.)
2001-02  Maurice Ager, 40 (Still searching for exact date and opponent.)
(*- DaShaun Lynch legally changed his name to DaShaun Wood in the summer of 2003.  Perhaps an error, but during high school the papers always spelled Lynch’s first name as Deshaun.)
(**-In 2000-01, Ager held the school-record with 34.)

Denby Tars
Feb  3, 1990  Emmanuel Bibb, 51 vs. Chadsey (Only played three quarters.)
Jan 23, 1976  Stuart House, 48 vs. Pershing
Dec 12, 1975  Stuart House, 43 vs. Finney
1976-77  James “Sonny” Newman, Denby 42/41 (Still researching the exact date and opponent.)
Feb 3, 2004 Darryl Garrett, 41 vs. Finney
Jan 20, 1989  Jonathan Page, 41 vs. Kettering
Dec  2, 1975  Stuart House, 40 vs. Redford
2006-07 David Williams, 40 vs. Renaissance
(Still researching exact date.)
(*-Stuart House’s 39 points on February 14, 1975, was the school-record prior to his 40.)
(**-Still looking for claim in Washington State media guide that House scored 44 in a 1976 District game.)
(***-Still looking for claim Bibb scoring 47 vs. Harper Woods Bishop Gallagher.)
(****-Still looking for claim that Bibb may have scored 45 during the 1990-91 season.)

East English Village Bulldogs 

December 2016 Greg Elliott, 48 vs. Pershing
December 2016 David Dejulius, 46 vs. Macomb Dakota
December 11, 2016 Greg Elliott, 45 vs. Flint Beecher

January 27, 2017 Greg Elliott, 42 vs. Detroit Edison
Circa March 2013 Mar’Qywell Jackson, 41 vs. Warren Cousino

Eastern Indians/King Crusaders
Feb 10, 1970  George “Iceman” Gervin, 53 vs. Finney
Jan 27, 1976  George McAskill, 45 vs. Finney
Feb 27, 1976  George McAskill, 42 vs. Murray-Wright
Feb 24, 1975  Donzell Graham, 42 vs. Southwestern
Jan 7,  1961   Reggie Harding, 41 vs. Mumford
Jan 8,  1960   Reggie Harding, 40 vs. Southwestern
Dec 12, 1969 George “Iceman” Gervin, 40 vs. Finney
Circa Mar 6, 1932  Earl Meyers, Eastern 34 long-time league record
(*-At the time of Gervin’s 53, it was reported Reggie Harding had the school-record of 46.  At this point, that cannot be confirmed.  Still researching.)

Finney Highlanders
(*-Still researching 1998-99 claim that Rolando Todd reached 40.)

Frederick Douglass Hurricanes
Feb 2, 1996 Michael Willis, 43 vs. Kettering
(*-Still researching claims that Ramone Green, 2002-03, reached 40.)

Henry Ford Trojans
Greg KelserFeb 14, 1975  Greg Kelser, 41 vs. Osborn
(*-The February 12, 1971 performance of 38 points by Bob Chapman was the Henry Ford record prior Kelser’s 41.)
(**-Still researching if Dion Sherrell hit or surpassed 40 during the 2000-01 season.  To date, Sherrell’s 35 versus Mackenzie was his highest that my research finds.  Still looking for a claim of a 40-point performance versus River Rouge.)

 

 

 Kettering Pioneers
Eric MoneyMar  1, 1992  Danny Montgomery, 48 vs. Chadsey or Southwestern (Conflicting reports on opponent.)
Jan 11, 2002  Howard Gaston, 44 vs. Southeastern
Dec 17, 1971 Eric Money, 42 vs. Finney
Feb 28, 1972  Eric Money, 42 vs. King
Mar 6, 1974   Turono Anderson, 42 vs. Denby
1996-97  Ivory Williams, 41 vs. Pershing (Still looking for exact date and opponent.)
Dec 2, 1971  Coneil Norman, 40 vs. Denby

Mackenzie Stags
Dec 2, 1988   Derrick Hall, 56 vs. Northern
Circa Dec 20, 1967  Carl Coleman, 46 vs. Redford
Feb 3, 1948  Arnold “Skip” Domke, 43 vs. Wilbur Wright (This was a longtime league-record.)
(*-I’m still researching claims of Marcus Crenshaw, in 2003-04, and Calvin Wooten, in 2001-02, reaching 40.)

Mumford Mustangs
Dec 17, 1971 Houston Martin, 40 vs. Cody

Murray-Wright Pilots
Johnny DavisJan 26, 1973  Johnny Davis, 42 vs. Chadsey
Dec 12, 1969 Cliff Pratt, 41 vs. Redford
Feb 22, 1985  Nathan Buntin, 40 vs. Northwestern
Dec  2, 1975  Nayron Monk, 40 vs. Inkster
(*-Still researching the 1975-76 claim that Nayron Monk scored 40 vs. Southwestern.)

Northeastern Falcons
circa Mar 6, 1959 David “Smokey” Gaines, 41 vs. Mackenzie
(*-Ed “Stone” Stewart‘s 36 was Northeastern record prior to someone hitting at least 40.)

Northern Jayhawks (formerly Eskimos)
Jan  4, 1991  Katu Davis, 53 vs. Murray-Wright
Jan 18, 2000 Marvin Vaughn, 40 (2OT) vs. Southeastern
1961-62  Jerry Pettway, 40 vs. Osborn (Still researching to find exact date.)
(*-Still researching claims that Brynell Jones, 1998-99, maybe against Finney, and Lamar Bigsby, 1997-98, may have reached 40.)
(**-Still looking for claim that Katu Davis scored 41 versus Denby.  To date, I have found Davis scoring 39 versus Denby on January 15, 1991.)

Northwestern Colts
Feb 5, 1971   Joe Cosey, 48 vs. Western
Circa Dec 20, 1967  Lamont King, 42 vs. Wilbur Wright
Circa Jan 1, 1968  Lamont King, 40 vs. Mumford
(*-At the time of Cosey’s 48, it was reported Lamont King had the school-record of 45 vs. Mumford.  At this point, that cannot be confirmed.  Still reserching.)
(**Ben Gilmer’s 38 in 3 overtimes vs. Cass Tech Mar 7, ’63 surpassed North’s record)
(**-Charlie North‘s 37 points was a long-time school-record.)

Osborn Knights
*Jan 12, 2010 DeMarco Page, 52 vs. Finney
(*A Detroit News story reported that DeMarco Page of Osborn scored 52 points vs. Finney on January 12, 2010.  Cameron Nichols of PSLbasketball.com states that total was really either 37 or 39 points. We are still fact checking.)

 

Pershing Doughboys
Circa 1967-68 Ralph Simpson, 55 vs. Finney
March 28, 2009 Keith Appling, 49 vs. Kalamazoo Central
Dec 20, 1967  Ralph Simpson, 48 vs. Denby
Feb 10, 1970  Robert “Bubbles” Hawkins, 45 vs. Southeastern
Circa Dec 20, 1967  Ralph Simpson, 45 vs. Eastern
Mar 18, 1967  Ralph Simpson, 43 vs. Flint Central
2011-12 Martez Walker, 43 vs. Grosse Pointe North
Dec 12, 2009 Keith Appling, 42 vs. Romulus
Feb 16, 1966  Spencer Haywood, 41 vs. Eastern
Feb 8, 1977   Gerald Iverson, 41 vs. Cooley
Circa 1970  Paul Seal, 40 (Still looking for the exact date and opponent.)
Feb 6, 1987   Steve Smith, 40 vs. Mumford
Feb 13, 2010 Keith Appling, 40 vs. King
(*-1960-61, Marcus Sanders was said to have held Pershing record before Haywood, with 40 or 37 points.  He did score 37 versus Eastern.  Still searching to see if the 40-point game actually happened.)

Redford Huskies
Dec 19, 2006 Corperryale “Manny” Harris, 52 OT vs. Henry Ford
Dec 27, 2006 Corperryale “Manny” Harris, 50 vs. Grosse Pointe North
Mar 20, 2007 Corperryale “Manny” Harris, 47 vs. Osborn
Jan 16, 2007 Corperryale “Manny” Harris, 45 vs. Cooley
Feb 2, 2007 Corperryale “Manny” Harris, 43 vs. Mumford
Feb 12, 1971  Bill Fredericks, 41 vs. Osborn
Mar 13, 2007 Corperryale “Manny” Harris, 41 vs. Romulus
Feb 6, 2007 Corperryale “Manny” Harris, 40 vs. Finney
Mar 9, 2006  Corperryale “Manny” Harris, 40 vs. Farmington
Jan 31, 1964  Gerry Geistler, 40 vs. Western
(*-Prior to Geister’s 40, the school-record was 36 by Dennis Rodgers and Geistler.) 
(**-Still investigating claim that Corperryale “Manny” Harris scored 40 versus Cody during the 2005-06 season.  To date, I have found the Detroit News reporting that “Manny” Harris scored 38 in a 70-63 win over Cody on January 17, 2003.  Still researching.)

Renaissance Phoenix
Rickey PauldingFeb 27, 2007 Paul Williams, 55 vs. Southwestern
Feb 6ish, 1985  Carl Brown, 44 vs. Northwestern
Jan 11, 2000 Rickey Paulding, 44 vs. Commerce
Feb 2ish, 1985  Carl Brown, 42 vs. Cody
Feb  4, 2000 Rickey Paulding, 40 vs. Commerce
(*-February 28, 2007, Detroit Free Press reported Renaissance record was 62 by Paulding.  On January 31, 2008, Coach Mark White said that 44 was his high game.)

Southeastern Jungaleers
Circa Feb, 2016 Allante Coward, 48 vs. Westside Academy
Jan 11, 2002  Walter Waters,  45 vs. Kettering
Jan 22, 2003 Brandon Jenkins,  43 vs. Northern
Jan 10, 1969  Carl Jamison,  42 vs. Kettering
(*-Still researching claim that Jenkins scored 40 during the 2002-03 season.)
(**-Still researching a website claim that Jenkins scored 43 versus Osborn.  Probably the Northern game.)
(***-Sam Oliver and Bob Kemp were tied for the school-record at 36 for a long time.)

Southwestern Prospectors
Feb 15, 1963  Cliff “Chain” Williams,  61 vs. Chadsey (Longtime league single-game scoring record.)
Mar 13, 1982  Antoine “Judge” Joubert,  48 vs. Wyandotte
Mar 26, 1983  Antoine “Judge” Joubert,  47 vs. Flint Central
Mar 25, 1983  Antoine “Judge” Joubert,  44 vs. Southfield
Jan 25, 1977  Raymond “Doctor” Murdock,  42 vs. Cass Tech
Jan 13, 1961  Cliff “Chain” Williams,  41 vs. Henry Ford
Mar 12, 1983  Antoine “Judge” Joubert,  40 vs. Woodhaven
Mar  8, 1963  Cliff “Chain” Williams,  40 vs. Chadsey
Feb 4, 2011 James Chappell, 40 vs. Western International

Western Cowboys
Feb 19, 1971  Fred Simmons, 41 vs. Henry Ford

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