Basketball - 1993

RALPH (Pete) CHAMPLAIN (Corning) starred at PPHS (48-51), twice named All-County and all-Sectionals in '50 (PPHS advanced to Rochester event in '50-51); Pete captained '51 team and that year received Rabbit-Footed Five Trophy for basketball, scholarship, citizenship credentials . . . Rated top ball handler, speedy pace-setter and a dead shot from mid-court during long cage career... Later a cage ace in the Blackhawk League (a Twin Tiers semipro league), leading local Faulisi Trotters to league title 3-years running (55-57).