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All-WNY 1970s team: How'd we do?

Here is all-1970s team, put together by News Sports Reporter Mark Gaughan after discussions not only among The News staff but other local basketball gurus. His story is in today's paper.

It consists of the best first-teamers of the era (1970-1971 to 1979-1980). 

Check this previous post for a complete list of the first-teamers from the 1970s, as well as readers' comments about who should be on the team.

Here's our posts on our all-1980s team, all-1990s team and all-2000s team. Also take a look at a posts discussing the only era left in our series -- the 1960s -- as well as who should make the all-time All-WNY team.

The years listed are the seasons that the player made first team. 

First team
Mel Montgomery, Kensington 1969-70, 1970-71
Jimmy Williams, East 1971-72, 1972-73
Mike Russell, East 1973-74
Dwight Williams, Neumann 1974-75
Aaron Curry, Neumann 1975-76

Second team
Rickey Williams, Timon 1973-74
Chris Patton, St. Francis 1973-74
Chuck Threeths, Lackawanna 1974-75, 1975-76
Duke Richardson, Hutch-Tech 1975-76
John Johnson, Nichols 1976-77

Third team
Tyrone Beaman, Neumann/Jamestown 1978-79, 1979-80
Phil Scaffidi, St. Joe's 1973-74
Ollie Harper, Niagara Falls 1973-74
LaVerne Evans, Lockport 1979-80
Jim Johnstone, Lew-Port 1977-78

Fourth team
Ray Morningstar, Depew 1971-72, 1972-73
Pete Jancevski, Lackawanna 1976-77, 1977-78
Fate Harris, Dougherty 1972-73
Varick Cutler, N. Tonawanda 1969-70, 1970-71
Terry Chili, Jamestown 1971-72

---Keith McShea

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Keith McShea

Keith McShea

Keith McShea has covered high school sports at The News since his hiring in 1999. The 1995 University at Buffalo graduate and Long Island native (North Babylon Bulldogs) covers — and live blogs — everything from scrimmages to state championships & helps head The News' All-Western New York selections.

@KeithMcSheaBN | kmcshea@buffnews.com

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