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1961 Varsity Boys' Basketball

61' Boys Basketball
15-0 Undefeated Season
Southeastern New England Prep School Champions
All-New England Class "B" Prep School Champions

The 1961 Varsity Boys' Basketball team had one of the most remarkable years in Tabor history. The season included defeating non-league teams Brown University Intra-Fraternity Champions (60-51), Harvard Yard Champions (60-51), Otis Air Force Base All-Stars (63-54), and winning the Southeastern New England Prep School Championship b beating Portsmouth Priory (44-29), Providence Country Day (48-39) and St. George's (43-26); further positioning the team to then be invited to play in the All-New England Prep School Class "" Championship. In that tournament Tabor defeated Belmont Hill (51-50), ending Belmont's 55-game consecutive winning streak. The team then went on to defeat Cheshire Academy (60-52), earning the title All-New England Prep School Class "B" Champions.

The players of this team were a dedicated group of boys that bonded toward a common goal, the Class "B" Prep School Tournament. The team had a deep desire to improve every time they went on the court and relished the challenge of every game. It was their cohesiveness, camaraderie and sportsmanship that made them Champions.

Team Roster:

Gordon Avery, Jr. '62: E. Russell Boardman '63: Bradlee Clarke. Jr. '61: Bradford
Fames '61: William Fenton. Jr. '61. Captain: Graeme Flanders '62: Robert Gugler
'61, Captain: Martin Hackel '61; Melville Heath Il'61; Roger Knauff'61; Stanley
Moore '61; Peter Rovetti '61, Manager; David Savignano '62; Richard Sears, Jr. '61; Thomas Trafton '61: Richard Vanderwarker, Jr. '60

Coach: Harry Hoyle