1980-81 Warriors

League Record: 6-4 (12-10 Overall)

The 1980-81 Warriors include, left to right, assistant coach Darryl Pettitt, Benjy Stoebner, Kelly "Horsefly" Harrington, Keith James, Mike Gleason,
Scott Heibert, Kirk Anderson, Hal Barker, Dwayne Pettitt, Erik Oberg, Gilbert Villanueva, and head coach Frank Crumpacker.

Warriors Place 3rd in DIL With 6-4 Record
Hal Barker and Mike Gleason Earn MVP Honors

Under second year coach Frank Crumpacker, the 1980-81 Warriors finished in third place in the Desert-Inyo League (DIL) large school division with a 6-4 record. Bishop High School (10-0) won the DIL large division championship, their tenth straight DIL title.

For Tehachapi, the 1980-81 season was the ninth time in ten years the Warriors finished with a winning season record. Tehachapi finished at 12-10 for the season. Throughout the season, the Warriors were led by the front line of 6'8 Kirk Anderson and 6'5 Hal Barker; and ball handlers Scott Hiebert and Mike Gleason.

One highlight in the pre-season was a 3rd place finish in the annual Kern County Tournmanent in Bakersfield. In the tournament, the Warriors defeated Maricopa by 2 points; lost a heartbreaker to Wasco by 1 point; and then nipped Shafter by 2 points for the 3rd place trophy. Gleason was named to the all-tourney team, scoring 38 points in the tourney.

The 3rd place finish in the DIL (6-4) qualified the Warriors for the post-season playoffs. In the first round, Tehachapi defeated Flintridge Prep, 69-53, behind the 20 point effort of Gleason.

The Warrior season came to an abrupt end in Carpineria though, as the coastal Warriors crushed Tehachapi, 102-64.

For their outstanding play throughout the season, seniors Barker and Gleason were named the co-MVP's of the team by the Warrior coaching staff. Gleason led the team in scoring with just over 260 points for the season, averaging nearly 12 point per game. Gleason also earned all-DIL 1st team honors while Barker was named to the Honorable Mention team.

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Pre-Season Play

Dec 11Rosamond 55 71HMike Gleason: 18 pts
Dec 12McFarland 53 48AMike Gleason: 23 pts
Dec 17Shafter 31 32HErik Oberg: 8 pts
Dec 18Maricopa ## 38 36AMike Gleason: 16 pts
Dec 19Wasco ## 38 39AMike Gleason: 12 pts
Dec 20Shafter ## 42 40AMike Gleason: 10 pts
Dec 29Fillmore ## 52 39AMike Gleason: 16 pts
Dec 30Hugh High (Reno, NE) ## 42 84AMike Gleason: 8 pts
Dec 31Chadwick (Palos Verdes) ## 58 76AScott Hiebert: 23 pts.
Jan 6Rosamond 41 38AHal Barker: 17 pts.

Desert-Inyo League Play

Jan 9Kern Valley * 32 29AMike Gleason: 10 pts. (OT)
Jan 16Paraclete (Lancaster) * 45 41HScott Hiebert: 12 pts. (OT)
Jan 20Desert * 59 39AScott Hiebert: 10 pts.
Jan 23Bishop * 44 49HMike Gleason: 16 pts.
Feb 6Paraclete (Lancaster) * 64 51AKirk Anderson: 14 pts.
Feb 7Bishop * 41 56AMike Gleason: 12 pts.
Feb 10Mojave * 64 67AKelly Harrington: 21 pts.
Feb 11Desert * 44 46HMike Gleason 18 pts.
Feb 14Alumni ## 42 82HScott Hiebert: 9 pts.
Feb 17Kern Valley * 52 45HKirk Anderson: 14 pts.
Feb 20Mojave * 64 45HKirk Anderson: 14 pts.

## Kern County Tournament     ## Bishop Tournament     ## Exhibition Game    * League Game

CIF Southern Section 1A Playoffs

Feb 23Flintridge Prep (Pasadena) 69 53HMike Gleason: 20 pts
Feb 27Carpinteria 64102AJohn Anderson: 20 pts