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The 1951-52 Max Schott Climax Blue Devils, coached by Eyer Cosseboom Jr., capped a highly successful basketball season with the Colorado High School Class C Basketball State Championship Trophy.

The West Central League Champions finished the season with an impressive 20-0 record. Climax won the State Crown with a convincing 58-47 win over the Wellington Eagles.
 


They earned their berth to the Championship game with a quarter final win over Otis (51-41), and a semi finals victory over Weldona (46-35). A highlight of the undefeated season for the "Moly" players was two victories against the Leadville Panthers.

 

 


Three members of the team were named to the Denver Post All-State Team in guard Keith Klussman, guard Waldo Gordon, and forward Bill Jones.


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