#16 P3 PARSONS HIGH SCHOOL SUPERSTAR BASKETBALL PLAYERS DARYL ENGLAND LEFT & LEONARD KELLY ON THE RIGHT. GOLDEN REUNION 10-4-15 PARSONS WAS NJCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONS IN 1960 WITH LEONARD KELLY WHO MADE THE WINNING BASKET 73-71.


1960 NJCAA BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONS, PJC coach Gene Schickel inducted into the Hall of Fame 10-11-17

DARYL ENGLAND CLASS OF 1961 & LEONARD KELLEY PHS 1959. LEONARD MADE THE 15 FOOT BASKET TO WIN THE 1960 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP FOR PARSONS JUNIOR COLLEGE 73-71 AGAINST TYLER TEXAS. THE NEXT SEASON HE LED PARSONS BACK TO THE NATIONAL TOURNAMENT, WHERE THEY LOST ON A GOALTENDING CALL AT THE FINAL BUZZER IN THE SEMI-FINALS. THEN LEONARD WAS STARTING GUARD FOR 2 MORE YEARS FOR WICHITA STATE. HE PLAYED A PRETTY MEAN SHORTSTOP & HIT LOTS OF HOME RUNS AS A BASEBALL PLAYER.

NJCAA BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS PLAYED AT HUTCHINSON, KANSAS

WINNER ON LEFT ----- RUNNER UP ON RIGHT

1960 PARSONS KS. JR. COLLEGE W ----- TYLER TX. JR. COLLEGE L 73-71

1949 Tyler Tx. Jr. College W ----- Hutchinson KS. Community Coll L 66-64

1951 Tyler Tx. Jr. College W ----- Ventura College L 93-75

1962 Coffeyville Ks. Community COL W ----- Lon Morris College L 74-49

1963 Independence Ks. Jr. Coll W ----- Mercer County Com Coll L 73-68 (OT)

1964 Dodge City Community College W ----- Casper Wy. Jr. College L 73-68

1977 Independence Ks. Jr. College W ----- San Jacinto College-Central L 75-72

1978 Independence Jr. College W ----- Niagara County Com College L 62-61

1984 San Jacinto College-Central W ----- Independence Ks. Com College L 86-82

1988 Hutchinson Ks. Jr. College W ----- Kankakee Community College L 76-74

1989 Northeastern Oklahoma A&M W ----- Northeast Mississippi Com Coll L 83-76

1990 Connors State Warner Ok. W ----- College of Southern Idaho L 103-87

1994 Hutchinson Community Coll W ----- Three Rivers Community College L 78-74

2002 Dixie State College of Utah W ----- Coffeyville Ks. Community College 82-81

2006 U of Arkansas - Fort Smith W ----- Tallahassee Community College L 68-59

2016 Salt Lake Community Coll W ----- Hutchinson Ks. Community Coll L 74-64

2017 Hutchinson Community Coll W ----- Eastern Florida State College L 84-58


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