According to the sports pages of the 1941-42 Tomahawk Yearbook, "although the team didn't hit the win column, we doff our hats to the boys for taking it on the chin and asking for more."
Hapless Warriors Go Winless In 1941
The 1941 Warriors were led by their four senior players, Arthur Madding, Ben Martinez, Captain Wayne Warner, and Leopold Ramos.
Coach McCormick left Tehachapi as the Warrior coach after just one season because he was drafted (during this time of war) by the armed forces.
Shafter High School won their 4th consecutive South Sierra League Championship in 1941.
Front line, from l to r, Ray Castro (end), Lyndon Williams, Bob Nelson, #65 Bill Woods (center), Ralph Mendoza, Frank Hainline, and Art Madding (end).
Backfield, from l to r, #63 Wilbur Griffin (RB), #50 Wayne Warner (QB), #60 Ben Martinez (RB), and #66 Leopold Ramos (FB).
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LISTING OF SIERRA CHAMPS
OPPONENT THS OPP L GAME HIGHLIGHT Sep 26 Wasco 00 26 A Oct 03 Maricopa 00 00 A Lost; score unknown. Oct 10 Victorville 00 12 H Oct 18 Bishop 00 25 A Oct 24 McFarland 00 00 H Lost; score unknown. Nov 01 Shafter 00 33 A Nov 11 Antelope Valley (Lancaster) 00 07 A Forfeit Nov 15 Lone Pine 00 14 A