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Cliff Berger
The Centralia Sports Hall of Fame
1987 Individual Award Winner


Berger earned Basketball All-American, All-State, All-State tourney honors as he led the Centralia High School Orphans to a 28-2 record and an Elite Eight finish in the State finals in 1964.  In doing so, he was the Centralia Sentinel area scoring leader with 796 points.

His 26.5 points per game average in 1964 is a single season record at CHS.  In addition, he finished his high school career with a total of 1,324 points in three seasons of play.

Cliff went on to play for Adolph Rupp at Kentucky University.  

Berger is a member of the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.



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