Hall of Fame Inductees, Alphabetically by Last Name Ernie Wach – Bartley

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Athlete. 1955 Graduate. It was a catchy phrase that brought Ernie Wach a special place in high school lore: “Fifty-Five Five in Fifty-Five.” That was his 55-foot, 5-inch state record shot put in the 1955 state track meet. He wasn’t a one-day flash. He lettered four years in football, basketball and track.  Ernie scored 141 points for the Bombers in six-man football in 1954. He started three years in basketball. In track, he was a sprinter-weight thrower and was the shot put gold medal winner three consecutive years. He also won the discus gold his senior year and was Class D’s 100-yard dash champion.