Jerry West Digital Collection

["East Bank High School's Gary Stover, No. 17, and Morgantown's Jay Jacobs, No. 3, jump for a rebound during the championship game. Jerry West, not pictured, was also playing at this game as the team's starting small forward.West led East Bank High School to victory at this game, scoring 43 of the 71 points against Morgantown. The final score was 71-56. It was the first time East Bank High School won the state championship title."]

High School Basketball Players Fight for Rebound at Championship Game, Morgantown, W. Va.

Identifier:
050517
Date:
1956
Description:
East Bank High School's Gary Stover, No. 17, and Morgantown's Jay Jacobs, No. 3, jump for a rebound during the championship game. Jerry West, not pictured, was also playing at this game as the team's starting small forward.West led East Bank High School to victory at this game, scoring 43 of the 71 points against Morgantown. The final score was 71-56. It was the first time East Bank High School won the state championship title.
Topical Subjects:
Basketball teams--West Virginia--Morgantown., Basketball players--West Virginia--Morgantown., Basketball players., and Basketball teams--West Virginia--East Bank
Personal Names:
West, Jerry, 1938-
Medium:
print