IBCA Hall of Fame

Centralia 1941

Name: 1940-41 Centralia High School Boys' Team

Year Inducted: 1973

Category: Teams

Schools / Organizations:

Centralia High School


Biography:  The Centralia “Wonder Five” was one of the greatest teams that never won the state championship.  Their record was 44-2 and they finished third in the state tournament.  They lost their second game and then won 42 straight games, a state record at that time. 


Team Members in the Picture:

Back row (L to R):  Harold Wesner, Coach Arthur L. Trout, Dwight “Dike” Eddleman

Front Row (L to R):  Jack Klosterman, Bob Michael, Bill Castleman.