1952-53 Warriors

League Record: 4-4 (6-9 Overall)

The 1952-53 Warriors include, left to right, Harry Faulkner, Manuel Terrazas, Bob Mantoth, David Elizondo,
coach John Goodell, Ken Peters, Ernie Muro, Bill Spencer, and Vic Cortez.

Warriors 3rd In Sierra League Play
Ernie Muro Earns All-Sierra League 1st Team Honors

Under veteran coach John Goodell, the 1952-53 Warriors finished 4-4 in league play and 6-9 overall, suffering their first losing season since 1944.

In non-league games, Tehachapi was 2-5, defeating Trona and Burroughs.

In league play, the Warriors could not stop Garces or McFarland, losing twice to both schools. McFarland won the Sierra League title in 1953.

Sophomore Ernie Muro paced Tehachapi with a 17 points per game average, and was the only Warrior selected to the five member All-Sierra League 1st team. Ken Peters was selected to the All-Sierra League 2nd team, and David Elizondo and Byron Earley earned all-league Honorable Mention honors.

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Game-by-Game Results

Dec 9Lone Pine 29 43HVictor Cortez: 10 pts
Dec 13Trona 54 34HKen Peters: 16 pts
Dec 19Burroughs (Ridgecrest) 44 47AErnie Muro: 20 pts
Dec 20Shafter  35 48HVictor Cortez: 18 pts
Jan 9Garces (Bakersfield) * 42 52HVictor Cortez: 12 pts
Jan 10Alpaugh * 40 32AByron Early: 13 pts
Jan 13Burroughs (Ridgecrest) 35 33HKen Peters: 10 pts
Jan 17Antelope Valley (Lancaster) 40 64AErnie Muro: 14 pts
Jan 23McFarland * 53 55AKen Peters: 18 pts
Jan 30Maricopa * 74 50HErnie Muro: 33 pts
Jan 31Alpaugh * 64 47HErnie Muro: 20 pts
Feb 6Garces (Bakersfield) * 30 63AErnie Muro: 8 pts
Feb 13Antelope Valley (Lancaster)  49 57H
Feb 20McFarland * 46 58HErnie Muro: 13 pts
Feb 28Maricopa * 59 37AErnie Muro: 21 pts

* Denotes League Game