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1961 Leesburg Yellow Jackets Varsity Football Team
First Row, L to R: Ronnie Ferguson, Bobby Bowen, Billy Roberts, Jimmy Bates, Robert Mock, Jimmy
Huff, Ronnie Young, Stan Gideons, John Gray, Joe McLeod, John Batsch. Second, L to R: Marcus
Lawrence, Mike Bays, Arthur Spence, Tom Willis, Chip Deems, Ken Smithgall, Jim Pelt, J. J.
Kimmons, Rans Potter, Lamar Bethea, Dave Herlong. Third, L to R: Dave Brooks, Bill Arnold, Jon
Axford, Gay Hendricks, Bill McBride, Max Wettstein.
Carver Heights Quarterback Club, Leesburg High School, Leesburg, Florida
1961 Varsity Football Roster
Updated: Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 2:39 p.m.

Record
Overall 1-0-0
Conference 1-0-0

1961 Results
Leesburg 46, Winter Park 0, November 12, 1961 (A) (C)

Fall Jamboree

Spring Jamboree

Score by quarters:
Leesburg.....7     20     13     6     -     46
Opponents.....0     0     0     0     -     0

(A) Away Game
(C) Conference Game
(D) District Game
(H) Home Game
(HC) Homecoming Game
(NR) Nationally Ranked
(N) Neutral Site Game
(OT) Overtime Game
(P) Playoff Game
(SR) State Ranked

Points scored
For 46 ,  Per Game 46; Against 0,  Per Game 0

Team Totals - Offense

Passing yards:
140

Pass Attempts:
6

Pass Completions:
5

Touchdown Passes:
3

Rushing Touchdowns:
3

First Downs:
14

Rushing yards:
267

Fumbles:

Lost Fumbles:
3

PAT Conversions:
Kicks:

Runs:
2- Herlong
1 - McLeod
1 - Bethea

Penalties:

Penalty yards:
90

Punts:
1

Average yards per punt:
24

Total Yards:
407

Individual leaders - offense
Rushing
92 - David Herlong
47 - John Gray
34 - Lamar Bethea
30 - Steve Brown
24 - Mike Nappi
22 - Art Spence
14 - Joe McLeod
-10 - Ronnie Young

Rushing Touchdowns:
1 - David Herlong
1 - Lamar Bethea
1 - Steve Brown

Touchdown Passes:
3 - Ronnie Young

Touchdown receptions:
2 - Max Wettstein
1 - Art Spence

Defense
Team Totals:

Forced Fumbles
4

Recovered Fumbles
4

Forced Punts:
4

Opponents average yards per punt:
29

Penalties yards by opponents:
25

Interceptions:
1

First Downs Allowed:
6

Pass Completions Allowed:
3

Pass Attempts Allowed:
12

Passing Yards Allowed:
36

Rushing Yards Allowed:
29

Total Yards Allowed:
65

Individual leaders - Defense
Tackles:

Sacks:

Interceptions:

Forced Fumbles:


Recovered Fumbles:
1 - Jimmie Bates


This article was provided by Gerald Lacey
Gerald Lacey is the senior sports writer covering Leesburg High School Sports for the Carver Heights
Quarterback Club. You can reach him at:
geraldlacey@leesburgyellowjacketsfootball.com